Posts Tagged ‘plastic packaging’

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June 13, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Erin Kurnik, Week 1

I am unclear if certain items count as plastic (those are on the right in the photo) and if they are made from petroleum. Can anyone tell me? See below: 1. Inner candy bard wrapper that looks to be cellulose? 2. Inner candy bar wrapper that is gold on one side? 3. Wine bottle cap […]

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May 5, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Karen, Week 5

Do the stick-free baking paper products eg. Glad Bake, contain any plastic products, or are these natural waxes? Location:Perth, Australia

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April 28, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Karen, Week 3

Location:Perth, Australia

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April 17, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Karen, Week 1

Where on earth do you find toothpaste that is not sold in plastic, without resorting to homemade salt and bicard soda paste or the like? Location:Perth, WA, Australia

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April 2, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Denise WM, Week 1

Is there a way to get less plastic when ordering from Amazon? Location:New York, New York, United States

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February 22, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Harumi, Week 3

I need find no-plastic mole skin, or alternatives for hiking/mountain scrambling. (Maybe we just suck it up and toughen up our feet.) Location:Bellevue, Washington, United States

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February 19, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Maggie McFarland, Week 1

Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 19, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Shannon Tempelton, Week 1

One thing I struggle with is the food that I buy that’s wrapped in plastic. I need this food to make meals, and I’m not sure how to substitute these items out to reduce plastic. Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 19, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Helen Wight, Week 1

Reducing plastic bag use… using paper in grocery stores/farmers markets for produce etc Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 19, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Emma Levy, Week 1

Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 19, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Megan Peterson, Week 1

I was surprised by the items that I purchased from the grocery store that are not recyclable, so any ways to be smarter about my groceries trips would be great. Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 19, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Julie Tower, Week 1

Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 19, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Sarah Nevarez, Week 1

How to order things online or buy necessities at the grocery store without them having to use so much plastic packaging Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 19, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Brandi Ruscher-Hill, Week 1

Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Ariel Hunter, Week 1

Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Alissa Ganley, Week 1

What do you do when you can’t find a plastic free option for things in the store? What if you need them? Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Colleen Marcus, Week 1

Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

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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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