Archive for May, 2011

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May 31, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Ellen Simpson, Week 3

Is it possible to buy canola oil in glass jars? I only found it in plastic at my grocery store. I needed it right away for a recipe, so I purchased it in plastic, but I’m thinking it should be available somewhere in glass. I was able to find olive oil in glass no problem, […]

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May 30, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 13

Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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May 30, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Danielle, Week 24

Location:, North Carolina, United States

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May 29, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Becca Ryals and Gordon Bennett, Week 17

Do plastic-free sunscreens exist? Location:Berkeley, California, United States

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May 29, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Becca Ryals and Gordon Bennett, Week 16

I recently had to buy vacuum bags. They came in a packet of 3, in a plastic bag. Are there other options? Location:Berkeley, California, United States

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May 29, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Becca Ryals and Gordon Bennett, Week 15

What are the best options for baking supplies, like canola oil and powdered sugar? Location:Berkeley, California, United States

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May 29, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Josh Hasley, Weeks 1 – 5

Name: Josh Hasley I’ll take any suggestions they are willing to give me. Location:Loveland, Ohio, United States

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May 28, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Fonda LaShay, Week 4

Location:Stavanger, Norway

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May 24, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Danielle, Week 23

Location:, North Carolina, United States

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May 24, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Ellen Simpson, Week 2

Location:Salem, Massachusetts, United States

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May 23, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 12

This week I take full responsibility for all of my items. I know better. Between a 24 hour notice camping trip (that resulted in a LOT of packaged foods & other items) and not having time to do the other things (like baking) that I had intended to do this week it’s just been a […]

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May 23, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Fonda LaShay, Week 3

Still curious if anyone has non machine ice cream tips… I am getting a bigger frezzer soon(ish) so that will not be the issue anymore. Location:Stavanger, Norway

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May 21, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Sabrina B, Week 6

How to avoid envelop windows!?!?!?!?! Location:Thornhill, Ontario, Canada

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May 21, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Sabrina B, Week 5

Can I buy burger buns without bags? Location:Thornhill, Ontario, Canada

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May 21, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Sabrina B, Week 4

How do you avoid plastic when you go out? On vacation? Location:Thornhill, Ontario, Canada

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May 18, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Laura A, Week 16

Any suggestions for easy to pack vegetarian lunches that don’t require reheating or refrigeration besides an icepack? Location:Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

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May 18, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Laura A, Week 15

Location:Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

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May 17, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 11

Beth: any new suggestions on bandaids or toothpaste? Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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May 17, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Ellen Simpson, Week 1

Does anyone know where I could get plastic-free ravioli? Is this something I could buy at a deli counter or a specialty food store? One of my sons is a vegetarian, so I like to get cheese ravioli or spinach-and-cheese ravioli. Location:Salem, Massachusetts, United States

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May 17, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Pheas, Week 1

How to eat healthfully—I am vegan and aim to eat more raw food—with minimal plastic and minimal food prep. I absolutely hate food preparation, so things that rely on my doing more washing, chopping, peeling, and cooking are unlikely to happen except in very small increments over time. I’m open to other suggestions, as well, […]

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