Posts Tagged ‘plastic waste’

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February 18, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Sandy, Week 7

The sandwich issue. We tried to get our deli to give us our sandwich stuff in paper like the butcher but weren’t quick enough and they put it all in seperate ziplock bags. Probably need to find another deli. Location:Mountain View, CA, California, United States

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February 18, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Sandy, Week 6

Still struggling with the TP bags. When we considered the shipping cost and cardboard that would be required to buy non plastic packaged tp online it didn’t make sense. Wish there was someplace local but they’re even going to have to ship it in. I looked all over for antipersperant in a non plastic holder […]

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February 17, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Beth Terry, Week 6

Location:Oakland, California, United States

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February 13, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Mary Katherine, Week 16

Location:Mountain View, California, United States

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February 6, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Mary Katherine, Week 15

Location:Mountain View, California, United States

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February 5, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Louise, Week 1

Anywhere you see room for improvement, please let me know. I am open to suggestions. Location:Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States

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January 30, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Mary Katherine, Week 14

    I’m running out of shampoo… I tried the baking soda vinegar thing, but it left a nasty earwax-like residue on my scalp. It made my head itch too. I adjusted the amounts and everything but it still didn’t work. I tried a bar from Lush that worked well but it had sodium laurel […]

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January 23, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Beth Terry, Week 3

Location:Oakland, California, United States

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January 18, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Sandy, Week 2

I’m confused by this eco-friendly bag wine. It says its more environmentally friendly because it replaces 2 glass bottles. Not so sure. Will be making some shopping bags for the family to save them from using plastics. I plan to line them with plastic tablecloths that I picked up at Goodwill. Does buying plastics and […]

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January 16, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Danielle, Week 54

Location:, North Carolina, United States

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January 15, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Beth Terry, Week 2

Location:Oakland, California, United States

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January 15, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Mary Katherine, Week 12

Location:Mountain View, California, United States

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January 9, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Beth Terry, Week 1

Location:Oakland, California, United States

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January 9, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Mary Katherine, Week 11

Location:Mountain View, California, United States

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January 4, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Mary Katherine, Week 10

Location:Mountain View, California, United States

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January 3, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Danielle, Week 52

How do I reduce/eliminate shipping packaging when I’m not the one doing the buying/sending?? Location:, North Carolina, United States

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December 27, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Danielle, Week 51

Location:, North Carolina, United States

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December 27, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Mary Katherine, Week 9

What do you do when you visit friends and they produce plastic waste when they make food for you? Do you suggest plastic free alternatives or do you keep quiet? Location:Mountain View, California, United States

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December 26, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Danielle, Week 50

Location:, North Carolina, United States

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December 14, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Mary Katherine, Week 8

Is it possible to find plastic free hair elastics? Location:Mountain View, California, United States

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