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Name: Ellen and Pedro
We are a two person, two cat household. We both work away from home and take a packed lunch every day. We are very strict vegetarians and try to eat vegan at home.
Ellen and Pedro's personal blog:
List of plastic items REFUSED this week. ...
I know mouthwash is not necessary but I am used to using it. Does anyone have a homemade recipe?
Any suggestions for making homemade yogurt? I have heard of people using their ovens and crock pots but haven't been brave enough to try it yet.
Any suggestions for dental floss or a ...
ideas for some kind of dish scrubby that isn't plastic? I am trying out a wooden brush with natural bristles but it doesn't fit into the bottoms of my mason jars well like the old scrubbies plus I don't think it is going to last nearly as long. Maybe I ...
I would like to know what to do about cucumbers. it's hard to find them with no plastic.
Location:, Alberta, Canada
I am a student working as a cashier. I see people waste plastic every day, from double bagging their 2 loaves of bread, to taking a bag, ...
Location:Morrinsville, New Zealand
Name: Mark Purdy
I live in a small town, that serves surrounding farming areas; I own, and am renovating, my 1930′s cottage. I currently am the only occupant of the house; and work for a local roofing company.
My hobbies are wood working, kendo, and Roman re-enactment.
Welcome any ideas on how to eliminate things you see in it. I have found plastic wrap from the meat we buy (half beef at a time from a farm) an unavoidable item so far. Some other butchers use paper, but it is lined with plastic so isn't good either.
Location:Beavercreek, Ohio, United States
Name: Katie Sumner
I am a 28 year-old woman and I live in a small house on a half acre lot in Ohio. I work at a used bookstore, love to write, sculpt, draw and read. I’m a beekeeper, vegetarian, native-plant enthusiast and generally considered ...
Don't use plastic bar or food wrappers. Only use reusable water bottles.
Location:Los Angeles, California, United States
Name: Anthony Oram
I am a boy who lives with my mom, my dad and my sister. I don't have a job yet, I'm only 11 years old.
Anthony Oram's personal blog:
List of plastic ...
Anything you think of is great.
Location:Corvallis, Oregon, United States
Name: Sheri Puckette
Sheri Puckette's personal blog:
List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
No plastic refused except just not using/buying certain things. Wasn't even offered a straw when I went out to eat- yippee!
I was given plastic on my salmon ...
Freezing of meat without plastic
Location:, Connecticut, United States
We are an eco-conscious family of 3 . Our home is heated/cooled by a geothermal ground loop/furnace and radiant floors. We generate all (and usually a little extra) of our electricity usage (which includes heat) with solar panels (we ...
Have been using plastic bags to collect my dog poop from the beach. Alternative? What can one do about things shipped to you in plastic? Can you request shipment in cardboard? Location:Corralitos (near Santa Cruz), California, United States
What are some ways that I can reduce plastic when I am always busy to go to classes and I just want to grab a plastic bag full of goodies that I bought at the store. Location:San Jose, California, United States