Archive for February, 2012

Week-1
February 9, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Pat Clancy, Week 1

I’d like to know what some items are made of – what kind of plastic, and whether it can be recycled. Food and medicine packaging are everywhere every day, and much of it goes in the trash because I can’t identify it. Location:Lisle, Illinois, United States

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February 6, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Kristin Overton, Week 44

Winter composting ideas aside from vermiculture, which we already do? We live somewhere that if we leave any food outside, critters will get it. It’s too early for bears but they’ll be out soon enough! Cheesecloth (actually for cheesemaking!) seems to only be sold in plastic packaging. Is there an alternative/environmentally conscious brand out there? […]

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Week-5
February 6, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Nan, Week 5

Is it possible to avoid plastic when shipping? Location:Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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February 6, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Mary Katherine, Week 15

Location:Mountain View, California, United States

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February 6, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Natalie, Week 3

Anyone out there make their own pizza and have a good dough recipe to share? It’s my next big project. Location:Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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February 5, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Louise, Week 1

Anywhere you see room for improvement, please let me know. I am open to suggestions. Location:Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States

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February 4, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Sandy, Week 4

Location:Mountain View, CA, California, United States

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February 4, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Sandy, Week 3

Still looking for ideas about pre packaged food. Silly me. Location:Mountain View, CA, California, United States

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February 1, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Kristin Overton, Week 43

Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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