U.K.’s Challenge Posts

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May 2, 2013

Plastic Challenge: Rachael Hunter, Week 1

Is there an alternative to plastic packaging for frozen food? Location:Woking, United Kingdom

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April 16, 2013

Plastic Challenge: Rik Boland, Week 4

So I have run out of shampoo/shower gel so I am using some shampoo soap, but wow twas expensive! Location:Lancaster, United Kingdom

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April 10, 2013

Plastic Challenge: Rik Boland, Week 3

So found out that I do not have to use big bin linners in the bin but wrap up the refuge or put it in carrier bags. So I have been eating fresh food and cooking myself meals this week, partly because of the plastic expense and partly due to needing to get extra vitamins […]

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March 20, 2013

Plastic Challenge: Rik Boland, Week 1

Location:Lancaster, United Kingdom

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November 29, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Louise Purnell, Week 2

Location:Twickenham, United Kingdom

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November 15, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Louise Purnell, Week 1

buying meat without plastic is one that I know we will struggle with. Any suggestions? Location:Twickenham, United Kingdom

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August 19, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Rhiannon, Week 2

Location:Leeds, United Kingdom

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August 13, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Rhiannon, Week 1

Location:Leeds, United Kingdom

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June 28, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Rose, Week 8

For a disposable item such as a toothbrush do you think it is better to buy a plastic one or a wooden one even though I would have to get it sent from America – the plastic one was unlikely to have been made in the UK, but it is here already and it was […]

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May 27, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Sarah Fleming, Week 2

Location:, United Kingdom

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May 20, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Sarah Fleming, Week 1

Is cellophane plastic? Can it be recycled? Which is better if you have the choice? Location:Sandwell, United Kingdom

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May 17, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Christina Nevin, Week 01

Anyone know an alternative to the all-plastic Brita water filters and jugs in the UK? Location:Slough, United Kingdom

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April 29, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Rose, Week 1

How do I buy things without packets? ie cereal, rice, pasta etc etc Location:York, United Kingdom

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March 3, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Rhiannon, Week 3

Where – in the UK – do you buy basic foods not in plastic? My local health food stores still sell almost everything in plastic wrappers. Location:Leeds, United Kingdom

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February 26, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Rhiannon, Week 2

Is there any way (in the UK) to source a probiotic vegan yogurt plastic-free or at least in types 1, 2, or 4 which my local council will recycle? Location:Leeds, United Kingdom

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February 18, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Rhiannon, Week 1

Eating vege without masses of plastic packaging seems really difficult, especially when there is time-pressure, disorganisation, and people missing the flavours and textures of meat and cheese. Location:Leeds, United Kingdom

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February 11, 2011

Kyla, Week 1

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June 15, 2010

Tess Giles, Week 1

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