Tag: single use plastic

Bag of Bottles

My on-going struggle with single use plastic has been remembering my water bottle in the morning. I never forget my coffee cup, because mornings = coffee, but later in the day I usually have that blinding realization my water bottle is in the fridge at home. My second challenge is how to carry all my bottles. My purse is ridiculously…

This is Harder Than I Thought

Last week I vowed to cut my single-use plastic consumption 3:1 for the summer. I started off great; I remembered my grocery bags when I went shopping. I even used my new cloth produce bags. I was pleasantly surprised by the produce bags. Fiddleheads tend to be very wet, and I was sure I’d end up with a mess in…

World Ocean Day

On Earth Day when I outlined some of what I thought were practical for me ideas to reduce plastic waste, I ventured forth with great intentions. I was a little smug, full of my “look-how-good-I’m-doing-ness”. I was so sure I had this down.   I was wrong.   At first it went well: I carried my water bottle. I used…