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Location:, California, United States
Name: Elena Pagter
student, four housemates, all the cheese I love is wrapped in plastic.
Elena Pagter’s personal blog:
List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
Bags at store, takeaway items
Total items collected: 15
yogurt cups 5
paper towel role cover 4
mozzarella tub 5
sardine wrapping, plastic baggies from printer cartridge, wheat thins bag, noodle bag, floss wrapping, fork, caps for ink cartridges
What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
takeaway utensils, meal containers,
What items would I be willing to give up if a plastic free alternative doesn’t exist?
plastic meal containers
What items are essential and seem to have no plastic-free alternative?
Not huge wheels of cheese
affordable pen ink fillers
What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
quit shopping at costco
What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?
plastic bagged breads
What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?
getting my housemates to cut back on plastic will be a challenge