Where could I consume grocery with less or no plastic? But is it affordable to my family?
Location: Antioch, CA, United States
Name: CECILIA VILLALOBOS
I am a mother to a two year old boy and live with my husband. I work as a caregiver provider. I attend Los Medanos College.
List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
I refused snacks that have plastic covered, like chips, peanuts, and etc.
Total items collected: 12
Water bottles/glass refreshments/cardboard snacks-(cheez-it)/diaper cardboard box
pedialyte bottle, the plastic inside the cereal box, the plastic inside that covers the diapers, the plastic inside that crackers box, the nido forumla can.
What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
crackers, and cereal
What items would I be willing to give up if a plastic free alternative doesn’t exist?
junky snacks, starbucks coffee
What items are essential and seem to have no plastic-free alternative?
diapers, pedialyte, formula
What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
eat healthy go to farmers market for grocery
What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?
chips and junky snacks
What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?