Basilbias’s Challenge Posts

August 28, 2009

Basilbias-Week Number Seven

Udon Noodle Tape and Top of Bag I now buy all my pasta in bulk except for Udon and Soba noodles, which I haven’t been able to find unencumbered by plastic yet. Produce Tape Kale, Spinach and Cilantro Tags I sure ate my leafy greens this week. Windowed Baguette Bag The last one! Two Tempeh […]

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August 25, 2009

Basilbias- Week Number Six

Windowed Baguette Bag From the farmer’s market. Why it needed a window, I don’t know, since it was displayed sans bag. If I ever remember, I’m bringing this back to put my next loaf in. And when I’m feeling really ambitious, I’m going to make reusable bread storage bags. I have them all planned out […]

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August 3, 2009

Basilbias- Week Number Five

Soy Milk Container It turns out that vegan mayonnaise is a cinch to make from scratch! Windowed Envelope DVD Wrapper From Juno, which my friend bought me for my birthday. I own about eight DVDs total; all of them were gifts. Produce Tape Lemon Sticker Clothing Tag Tie Thing From Crossroads. I believe that Goodwill […]

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July 16, 2009

Basilbias-Week Number Four

Produce Tape Netting Scraps From some produce bags I made for my friend. Seal & Pull Tab Thing from Tamari Lid Tamari Lid Fruit Sticker Toothpaste Cap Two Jar Seals I’ve forgotten what these are from now. Laundry Detergent Bottle I buy detergent in powder form, but my roommate bought the liquid stuff this time […]

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June 28, 2009

Basilbias-Week Number Three

Plastic Sticker Discovered when I went to use my new cast-iron pot to make vegetable stock. Three Produce Stickers One from a lemon, two from nectarines. Plastic-Windowed Box I ordered lasagna noodles from Planet Organics because I needed another item to complete my order. They were very good, but I will try to find them […]

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June 22, 2009

Basilbias- Week Number Two

Recyclable Silken Tofu Container Rice Milk Container Carrot Juice Bottle I went for a long time without buying carrot juice because of its packaging.*  It goes bad within a day or two after you open it, so unless you’re feeding a family of four horses, you pretty much have to get it in single serving […]

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June 16, 2009

Basilbias- Week Number One

Recyclable Items To Go Cup and Top (#1) My bestest friend surprised me with this (or rather, with the iced tea it contained) at work one morning. I normally fend off disposable cups with my thermos, but I drank from this one because it was given to me out of love. Soy Yogurt Container (#5) […]

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