Location:Tualatin, Oregon, United States
Margaret’s personal blog:
Total items: 26
Total weight: 4.6 ounces
Bubble mailer from buying Honeybee Gardens makeup – they used to carry this at New Seasons, I found the perfect foundation, and then New Seasons stopped carrying it. For the time being I can only find it online.
Inner bag from box of Annie’s bunny grahams
2 pieces of packaging from a set of Radius travel toiletry cases
Foam packaging from buying a soap dish made from repurposed single-use chopsticks
Frozen pizza wrapper
Produce twist tie
4 lid seals from paint bottles
2 twist ties from something
A small bag from something
Something that looks like the top cut off from a bag or packaging
A broken hair band
Container of pencil lead used up
Little hanger from a pair of socks (organic socks, at least)
String cheese wrapper
2 emergen-C packets (bought pre-challenge)
Subway drink lid
2 Starbucks drink lids
What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
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?