April 20, 2015

Plastic Challenge: Deepak Sukhu, Week 2

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Well my brother recycles them for money, so its a win-win for us, so I really dont know what would be better.

Location:  Oakley, CA, United States

Name: Deepak Sukhu

Week: 2

Personal Info:

I live with my parents and brother. Just 4 of us in one 2 story house. We drink a lot of water from plastic bottles and Arizona from cans. We have a lot of plastic bags which we use for a lot of things. My dad commutes to SF everyday for work, my mom drives to Antioch to work, and I deliver for round table, so there’s of gas consumption here.

Deepak Sukhu’s personal blog:

List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
plastic bags, since we can have one trash bag that can probably collect and hold everything we dump.

Total items collected: 100

Total weight: idk

Items: Recyclable
Bottles, glass, cans, paper

Items: Nonrecyclable
none

What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
Water bottles

What items would I be willing to give up if a plastic free alternative doesn’t exist?
plastic bags

What items are essential and seem to have no plastic-free alternative?
hygiene bottles, like lotion bottles and shaving utensils, etc

What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
use one plastic bag instead of many of them

What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?
bottles, i can use a reusable one from the store

What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?
maybe get my whole family to do it

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