Location: Antioch, CA, United States
Name: Elora Hinckley
I am a college student living in Antioch, California with my mom and brother.
List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
I haven’t refused any plastic items during my first week.
Total items collected: 24
1. Soda can
2. Plastic bottles
3. Coffee filter packs
4. Potato chip bags
5. Kleenex package
6. Candy wrapper
7. Starbucks coffee cups
1. Plastic bag
2. Birth control container
What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
Plastic bags and plastic bottles
What items would I be willing to give up if a plastic free alternative doesn’t exist?
What items are essential and seem to have no plastic-free alternative?
Coffee filter packages
What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
Buy a container that I can drink my water in instead of drinking it out of a plastic bottle.
What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?
What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?