Canada’s Challenge Posts

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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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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 1, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Kristin Overton, Week 43

Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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January 23, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Kristin Overton, Week 42

Brands of vitamins that are plastic free: does anyone know where there might be a list compiled? Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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January 16, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Kristin Overton, Week 41

Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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January 9, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Kristin Overton, Week 40

eye drops/contact solution- sometimes ya need it! Laser eye surgery IS in my future, but that’s a big price to pay to avoid buying contact solution bottles. Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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January 3, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 39

Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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December 14, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 38

Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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December 6, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 37

Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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November 30, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 36

turkey baster: is there a plastic-free version? Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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November 25, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 35

Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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November 15, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Shan V, Week 1

Nothing yet ; ) Location:, Ontario, Canada

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November 15, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 34

The hairdryer I’ve had for close to ten years died on me this week. I’ve bought a new one because air drying one’s hair in a climate that involves snow & a predicted worst winter ever (thanks el nina) isn’t going to happen. Can I just throw it in the trash, or can it be […]

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November 9, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 33

Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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November 2, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 32

Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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October 27, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 31

Contact solution bottle: there’s no way around this? Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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October 17, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 30

Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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October 12, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 30

What do you do when buying a fresh crab/lobster? I’ve only ever done it once and they were put in a box lined with a giant plastic bag. Do you think I could bring a big rubbermaid container? Faux pas? Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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October 3, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 28

Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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September 28, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Alice, Week 2

Are there cat treats in metal or glass containers? Tips on facial washes and cream, and body cream? Location:HULL, Quebec, Canada

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