Plastic waste journal

Plastic Waste Journal-May and June 2019

This whole blog was inspired by Beth Terry and her book Plastic Free, in which she challenges her readers to save their plastic trash and analyze it. We started tracking our own plastic trash in October of 2017. We had been reducing our trash for about 3 months and wanted to share our journey, as… Continue reading Plastic Waste Journal-May and June 2019

Plastic waste journal

Plastic Waste Journal, February and March 2019

Here is the waste we produced in February and March! We were out of town for 2 weeks in February and I didn't haul our trash back with us, so some is missing πŸ™‚ It was a mostly zero waste trip in terms of plastic use (although we flew in a plane....so increased pollution waste...not… Continue reading Plastic Waste Journal, February and March 2019

Food, Gardening, Local Guide-Recycling, Why zero-waste

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How long does it take for a head of lettuce to decompose in a landfill? Really, give a guess out loud before scrolling down. The answer? At least 25 years. Yeah, I know, its crazy! A University of Arizona project excavating landfills found a head of lettuce that was perfectly intact 25 years down in… Continue reading Compost

Plastic waste journal

Plastic Waste Journal: November 2018

Here is our plastic waste from November 2018.Β If you would rather watch a video, skip to the bottom for my vlog analysing our trash, including a mini-rant on the cheap plastic everyone seems to give to kids: Our waste was much more than last month! This is mostly because after writing my reflection on a… Continue reading Plastic Waste Journal: November 2018