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  • Reflection Question
    Food Swap the Snacks
    How does swapping out prepackaged snacks for fresh fruit or veggies or homemade or bulk items benefit your household?

    Sarah Traxler's avatar
    Sarah Traxler 2/04/2021 8:38 AM
    Not only do homemade and bulk snacks decrease plastic, but they are usually much more nutritious!
  • Reflection Question
    On-the-go Assemble a Zero Waste Kit
    What items do you keep in your kit? What steps have you taken to help make this a habit and remember to bring your kit with you?

    Sarah Traxler's avatar
    Sarah Traxler 2/04/2021 8:38 AM
    I keep a straw, small cup, spoon and reusable bag. They just stay in my purse so that I have them at all times.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Ditch the Plastic Wrap
    Which method did you try? Do you prefer reusable containers or reusable wraps?

    Sarah Traxler's avatar
    Sarah Traxler 2/04/2021 8:37 AM
    I really like the beeswax wraps and have been using them for a while now.
  • Reflection Question
    Community Donate Zero Waste Period Products
    How can having access to zero waste period products help people who menstruate overcome barriers to education or other opportunities?

    Sarah Traxler's avatar
    Sarah Traxler 2/04/2021 8:36 AM
    Having reusable period products allows people with periods to access school and work without having to worry about being out when they are bleeding.
  • Reflection Question
    Community Estimate Your Plastic Footprint
    What did you find out about your plastic consumption by using the calculator? What did or didn't surprise you?

    Sarah Traxler's avatar
    Sarah Traxler 2/04/2021 8:35 AM
    I have already done a lot to minimize my plastic consumption as much as I can, but have work to do regarding take out meals.
  • Reflection Question
    Community Estimate Your Plastic Footprint
    What did you find out about your plastic consumption by using the calculator? What did or didn't surprise you?

    ELEANOR MADDISON's avatar
    ELEANOR MADDISON 2/02/2021 8:21 AM
    I realized that I had put it for my entire family, not just me, so it was really high. Once it was just me it was lower, but still really high, and it feels difficult to escape plastic :((

  • William Menz's avatar
    William Menz 1/23/2021 3:40 PM
    I love the plastic free challenge. Edison Green Team is moving up the ranks. 

  • William Menz's avatar
    William Menz 1/23/2021 3:37 PM
    The bamboo toothbrushes are awesome. 
  • Reflection Question
    At Home Reuse Trash Bags Instead of Purchasing New
    What are some of the challenges or benefits you have experienced using reused bags instead of a bag purposely designed to hold trash?

    Billy Menz's avatar
    Billy Menz 1/22/2021 5:44 PM
    I always get a huge bag of dog food and then don't know what to do with it.  This time I used it as a trash bag.

    • Kyle Samejima's avatar
      Kyle Samejima 1/23/2021 10:51 AM
      Billy, I also use big freezer bags like peas come in for trash bags. And I reuse them for storage. Potato chip bags are also good for freezer bags because they're thick!
  • Reflection Question
    At Home Shop Used
    What kinds of items have been easy for you to find used? What has been hard?

    Billy Menz's avatar
    Billy Menz 1/22/2021 5:33 PM
    Savers is the best and I found a great sweater today.