February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Maritza Contreras, Week 1


Location:seaside, California, United States

Name: Maritza Contreras

Week: 1

Personal Info:

List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)

Food containers

Total items collected: 126

Total weight:

Items: Recyclable
Plastic bags, water bottles, shampoo bottles, gloves, plastic utensils, saran wrap, ziplock bags, and wrappers

Items: Nonrecyclable

What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
Plastic utensils, water 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?

What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
less junk food

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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