New Jersey’s Challenge Posts

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May 26, 2013

Plastic Challenge: Natalie, Week 3 – 7

Know what I could do with polysterene packaging? Donate to art places? Anything else? Could you put that this was weeks 3 through 7? the form isn’t letting me. Location:, New Jersey, United States

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May 2, 2013

Plastic Challenge: Natalie, Week 2

How to anticipate surprise plastic in restaurants and cafes? IS there a law about having to give lids for paper cups in NY or anywhere? Better places for buying bulk in central NJ or NY? I know of some, but Unpackaged in London sounds like a dream. Ideas about, given the choice, to get plastic […]

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April 11, 2013

Plastic Challenge: Natalie, Week 1

When sharing food/other essentials with other people who don’t share your enthousiasm for living without waste, what do you do? Do you buy your salad separately if they buy it in a plastic container, so as not to waste? I think there’s a delicate balance between doing what you believe is right and alienating people […]

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November 25, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Tom G, Week 1

Location:Lincroft, New Jersey, United States

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June 2, 2009

Susan, Week 2 in Plastic

Here is my list of plastic from Sunday, May 17, 8 p.m., where my last tally left off, and Monday, May 25, 8 p.m. EST, when I should have taken out the trash for weekly pickup but didn’t feel like doing a plastic tally. I am not tabulating or picturing cans and waxed/coated paper products […]

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June 2, 2009

Susan, Week 1 in Plastic

I (female) live with my (male) partner in a smallish single family house in an old suburban neighborhood in a heavily developed area of the east coast. The two of us share almost all of our meals except for weekday lunches. We try to consolidate shopping trips and reduce food packaging by buying larger rather […]

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