February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Laura Ridenour, Week 1

Location:, Washington, United States

Name: Laura Ridenour

Week: 1

Personal Info:

I’ve been on a low-packaging kick for a bit and would like to take it to the next level.

Laura Ridenour’s personal blog:

List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
no bags at farmers market. Reminded housemate not to buy more plastic wrap.

Total items collected: 3

Total weight:

Items: Recyclable
1 can.

Items: Nonrecyclable

What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
vitamin containers??

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?

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