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Location:Tualatin, Oregon, United States
Margaret’s personal blog: http://weighingthewaste.blogspot.com/
Total items: 18
Total weight: 5.2 ounces
Bakery clamshell of chocolate chip cookies
Thai takeout clamshell
Bubble mailer from buying a supplement
Fork from Thai takeout
Packaging from natural loofah
2 envelope windows
2 of those little straps designed to keep an item from slipping off a hanger – from a boatneck sweater that seemed be staying on the hanger just fine, and the straps were annoying.
3 emergen-C packets – from a pre-challenge purchase, and intended to stave off a cold that was going around work.
Underlid seal and outer ring seal from a supplement bottle
Potato chips bag – from game night
2 frozen pizza wrappers
Cookie dough package – included with a frozen pizza
What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
Pretty much all of it – most of this week’s is convenience-food-related.
What items would I be willing to give up if a plastic free alternative doesn’t exist?
What items are essential and seem to have no plastic-free alternative?
What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?
What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?