California’s Challenge Posts

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: chandra, Week 1

I’m curious if it is environmentally better to buy two 24oz glass containers of salsa with metal lids versus one 48oz PETE plastic container with plastic lid. Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Sarah Dondelinger, Week 1

Sometimes when I’m out late I just need a quick meal from somewhere. But these meals often contain some kind of plastic bottle or container. How can I avoid these issues but not always pack a meal when I’m going to be out late? Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Ally Bock, Week 1

Currently I’m taking a training for the Seymour Discovery Center and am currently learning about how plastic usage effects us and our oceans. I’m definitely new to this but looking to improve on my plastic use. Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Martha Seaver, Week 1

Location:, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Gina, Week 1

Can you buy tofu not packaged in plastic? Also, can you recycle non-dairy beverage cartons here? Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Maggie McFarland, Week 1

ways of circumventing plastic packaging in buying groceries Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Kelsey Sharp, Week 1

I only ate two nut/granola bars this week, but most of my plastic waste usually comes from individually-wrapped snacks. I know I can make my own bars and such, so I would like suggestions on where to find healthy snack recipes! Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Kimani Oletu, Week 1

Use a reusable water bottle. Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Melanie Smith, Week 1

Location:Foster City, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Cameron Cooper, Week 1

Any suggestions would be helpful, anything that would increase my awareness of plastic alternatives. Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Sarah Nevarez, Week 1

Purchase items that are not wrapped in a bunch of plastic, and just reuse more things as much as I can. Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Rebeca Irigoyen, Week 1

Is there a place where I can get yogurt, cheese and sour cream that does not come in a plastic container or wrapped in plastic (cheese)? Also, I use a lot of sandwich bags to keep my veggies “fresh”, is there an alternative to using plastic bags for that? Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Laura Ridenour, Week 1

Location:, Washington, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Kayla Kemper, Week 1

Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Alejandra Hernandez, Week 1

How can I avoid buying food in plastic packaging. Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Jake Schecter, Week 1

Location:, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Anna Terry, Week 1

What I could use as alternatives for some of my products, since I feel that they are impossible to replace without using plastic. Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Mika Yoneda, Week 1

Location:Monterey, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Maritza Contreras, Week 1

Location:seaside, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Mica Garcia, Week 1

Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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