The challenge site is closed to new submissions. But you can (and should!) still participate on your own or with a group! Browse around this site and see what others have done. When you’re ready to start, here are the rules:
UPDATE: If you’d like to post your challenge results, you may now do so within the Challenge topic in the Plastic-Free Discussion Forum.
1.) Collect all of your own plastic waste, both recyclable and non, for a minimum of one week. If you want to go for more than one week, great! Just keep each week’s collection separate.
2.) What qualifies as yours? Anything that benefits you. So, if your housemate or significant other brings home a tub of yogurt that you both share, the tub goes in your tally. But if you hate yogurt, never touch the stuff, and wouldn’t have bought it for yourself in a million years, it’s not your responsibility. What about stuff for your kids? I’ll leave that… Read the rest
Motivation! to keep morale high. And an alternative for contact lenses containers and cleaners.. couldn’t find anything that is not wrapped in plastic. Suggestions welcome.
Location: Berlin, Germany… Read the rest
I discovered that I tend to use A LOT of plastic bags as container for all my food and other stuff. I want to find better solutions for this. I have a very small kitchen and therefore don’t really have the space for a lot of food containers.
I also want to find a better solution for all the plastic bags I use for all my trash every day. I know that there is a post about this on this blog, but since i live with two other roommates I would like to find a solution that they can live with as well.
Location: Aarhus C, Aarhus, Denmark… Read the rest
Any suggestions about how to find out what items are recyclable in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico?
Location: Tulum, Mexico… Read the rest
it’s all about the packaging, mainly around the kitchen.
tips to find bulk, look for alternatives, change our habits.
Location: Saint-Amable, QC, Canada… Read the rest
Food containers that are plastic-free, bags of products like nuts, sweets, screws.
Location: England, United Kingdom… Read the rest
Most of waste comes from hygiene products eg cotton buds and food, without having a local green grocer etc how can i reduce these issues?
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom… Read the rest
Any ideas for alternatives to buying the following, which normally come in plastic containers, here anyway:
cat treats & catnip
1st Aid-related items like bandaids, Rubbing Alcohol, Hydrogen Peroxide, medications
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States… Read the rest
Location: Boise, ID, United States… Read the rest
Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India… Read the rest