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Mimi
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December 31, 2018 - 11:14 am

dog poop bags—the City requires plastic bag. I have to buy them as I don’t use them. 

Anti-perspiration – no, I don’t mean deodorant—they are very different things. Deodorant just masks odor (perfume), anti-perspirant prevents it so some extent. I am torn between the spray can and the stick—both are recycleable in my city as long as clean and empty, I’m leaning to the can just to avoid plastic, but I think it works better with direct contact, but I don’t know this. Maybe I will call the dermatologist. 

Toothpaste – Your post on this never bothers or seek advice from a dentist! Goodness! I will do that for info on whats really necessary, but I doubt she will have any ideas on avoiding the plastic tube. 

Overall, most of the alternatives for the bathroom are way too pricey for most people, and are more about being “natural” than about avoiding plastic, so in general, while I applaud your overall effort, I don’t find most of it helpful. 

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Judy
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March 11, 2019 - 7:16 pm

Maybe by now you’ve read why antiperspirant is not good for you and there’re so many plastic free options for deodorant (diy too), there are some that come in paper push up tubes.

I haven’t used fluoride toothpaste and years and my dentist is always amazed at my teeth. Diatomaceous earth with or w/o coconut oil and E.O.

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