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Name: Ellen and Pedro
We are a two person and two cat household trying to reduce our footstep on our planet.
This week a special week since one of us was abroad for work. So the plastic trash posted is just for one person this time.
Ellen and Pedro’s personal blog:
List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
bag to pack vegetables and fruit
our cola now comes in cans
we found ketchup in a glass bottle instead of in a plastic bottle
Total items collected: 21
2 tetrapack cream container
3 tetrapack soy milk
10 yogurt containers + lids
1 ice cream box
1 bag of breakfast cereal
2 sandwich spread containers
1 box from strawberries
100g assorted plastics such as wraps, etc…
What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
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?
We will start shopping in a different shop to reduce the plastic packaging of vegetables.
What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?
What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?
Tags: plastic challenge
Great job! Not sure about soda cans in Belgium but here in the US soda cans are lined with BPA unfortunately. You can read more about it here: