Location:Perth, WA, Australia
List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
Plastic bags, take away cups, plastic packaging around food and gift cards
Total items collected: 12
Take away coffee cup (biodegradable/compostable)
Metal lid (milk bottle closure)
Peanut butter plastic jar and lid (1)
Take away coffee cup lid (6)
5 x plastic film windows from envelopes
Last of sticky tape roll
Plastic sticker on fruit
Wrapper from dishwasher detergent tablet
7-10 x Bandaids and wrappers
What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
Buy all spreads (jam, peanut butter etc) in glass
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?
What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?
What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?