April 29, 2015

Plastic Challenge: Breana Mansapit, Week 1

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Location:  pittsburg ca

Name: Breana Mansapit

Week: 1

Personal Info:

My name is Breana Mansapit, i am a full time student and i live with my father

List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
tried to refuse using water bottles

Total items collected: 16

Total weight:

Items: Recyclable
1 milk carton
1 orange juice carton
1 soda bottle
1 windex bottle
1 dish soap bottle
11 water bottles (mostly used by my father)
i am not sure how this stuff gets recycled in my community

Items: Nonrecyclable
none

What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
i could replace water bottles with washable reusable water bottles.

What items would I be willing to give up if a plastic free alternative doesn’t exist?
none

What items are essential and seem to have no plastic-free alternative?
cleaning supplies like spray bottles or dish wash soap

What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
to be more aware of what plastic i use everyday and how to dispose of it

What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?
plastic utensils and water bottles

What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?

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