Posts Tagged ‘Show Your Plastic Trash Challenge’

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January 3, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Kendel , Week 1

I don’t really have much questions at this time. I’ve been trying to rid myself of plastic for awhile now but living where I live and not driving, so shopping when I can where I can (usually Krogers or Wal-Mart) makes it a little hard. After making my list of not recyclables and recyclables, any […]

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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 24, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Margaret, Week 24

Location:Tualatin, Oregon, United States

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Week 23
December 19, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Margaret, Week 23

Location:Tualatin, Oregon, United States

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December 19, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Margaret, Week 22

My plastic tally weeks go from Friday through Thursday. This week starts the day after Thanksgiving, where I just went to Goodwill so have a few tag fasteners from that. Then Saturday I went to Mexico for a week. :) I went to a vegan yoga retreat; I heard one of the organizers describe the […]

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December 19, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kay Pere, Week 1

What changes have you made this holiday season to make your celebrations more earth friendly? What has been the most effective way you’ve found to encourage your significant other to use reusable shopping bags? Any suggestions for hypoallergenic face lotions with minimal packaging or make-it-yourself alternatives? Location:Mystic, Connecticut, United States

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December 19, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Hanh Pham, Week 3

I know there are pens with refillable ink cartridges, but it’s still a plastic shell. What’s a plastic-free alternative to a ball point pen? Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States

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December 19, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Hanh Pham, Week 2

Location:Chicago, Illinois, 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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December 14, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 38

Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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December 14, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Tanya Thorpe, Week 5

Location:Melbourne, Australia

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December 14, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Hanh Pham, Week 1

The produce bags that I use are often reused twice or three times before they get worn, tipped, or too dirty to rinse off. Is it more environmentally friendly to use plastic produce bags and reuse them numerous times? Or buy a mesh one – made from plastic – often from China? How many times […]

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December 14, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kay Pere, Week 0

How do you stay motivated to reduce waste when cultural environmental change seems to be happening so slowly? Location:Mystic, Connecticut, United States

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December 11, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Margaret, Week 21

Location:Tualatin, Oregon, United States

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December 6, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Kristin, Week 37

Location:Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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December 5, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Mary Katherine, Week 7

Packaging tape? What do I do about that? I know you can communicate with some sellers and tell them to use the stuff without plastic but what do you do when you order from Amazon? I don’t think you can communicate with sellers on there. Location:Mountain View, California, United States

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December 5, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Danielle, Week 49

Location:, North Carolina, United States

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December 5, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Danielle, Week 48

Location:, North Carolina, United States

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