Kathryn McGrath’s Challenge Posts

July 8, 2009

Counting My Plastic Waste: Week 2

Here are the results of my second week cataloging and saving all my plastic waste. Despite the long list, it’s a big improvement over last week’s results. Non-recyclable1 bag of feline pine cat litter2 shopping bags4 small plastic bags, 2 plastic molded forms, a software cd, a hang tag and a plastic security tag from […]

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June 22, 2009

Kathryn McGrath: One Week of Plastic Waste

I work for the NRDC in New York and often write stories about making more sustainable choices on NRDC’s green living site, simplesteps.org. As you’d expect, I avoid disposable packaging and buying plastic items, or so I thought until I started dragging all my plastic trash home with me. I stayed true to the spirit […]

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