Location:, California, United States
Name: Susie Ngan
List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
Body wash bottles
Orange juice containers
Condiment sauce containers
Total items collected: 21
1. Simply Orange bottle
2. Persian Cucumber box
3. Plastic soda covers (2)
1. Tide detergent
2. Odwalla juice bottle
3. Subway plastic bag
4. Trader Joe’s limeade
1. Subway soda cover
1. Greenware cups (3)
2. Greenware cup cover (3)
1. Coffee cup cover
2. Plastic Bags
Not sure how these things get recycled, but I believe they will recycle all of the plastic I have in this bag.
What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
Plastic cups are easily replaced. As well as plastic sandwich bags, and straws
What items would I be willing to give up if a plastic free alternative doesn’t exist?
Plastic sandwich bags, plastic cups, vegetables that are packaged in plastic, plastic straws.
What items are essential and seem to have no plastic-free alternative?
Everything I have is esstential, but there are plastic free alternatives for all of my items like laundry detergent.
I really like drinking Odwalla, but they package their fruit blends in plastic.
What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
-Bringing your own re-useable cups
-Using re-useable containers to pack lunch instead of using plastic sandwich bags
-Not worry too much about brand names and choose non-plastic alternatives.
What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?
Plastic bags and plastic cups.
What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?