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  • Reflection Question
    At Home Watch a Documentary
    Which documentary did you choose to watch? What did you learn?

    Jennifer Allard's avatar
    Jennifer Allard 2/06/2021 6:50 PM
    The Story of Plastic, it was very well done.  Good to have a reminder that plastic is a petrochemical 
  • Reflection Question
    At Home Skip the Dryer Sheets
    How difficult (or easy!) has it been for you to cut dryer sheets from your laundry routine?

    Jennifer Allard's avatar
    Jennifer Allard 1/24/2021 6:16 PM
    I only use dryer sheets on occasion in the winter when I wash synthetics fibers.  For towels, I use fabric softener instead, but that comes in plastic so I need to research alternatives.
  • Reflection Question
    At Home Ditch the Plastic Dry Cleaning Bags
    Not only does dry cleaning create plastic waste, but some dry cleaning processes also use harmful chemicals. What do you do to minimize the amount of dry cleaning you have done?

    Jennifer Allard's avatar
    Jennifer Allard 1/24/2021 6:14 PM
    Buy items that are machine washable 
  • Reflection Question
    At Home Shop Used
    What kinds of items have been easy for you to find used? What has been hard?

    Jennifer Allard's avatar
    Jennifer Allard 1/24/2021 6:12 PM
    Furniture, linens, and clothing have been easy.  I need to remember to always look for used in other categories before I choose to buy new.

  • Jennifer Allard's avatar
    Jennifer Allard 1/24/2021 6:03 PM
    Hi ladies, thanks for joining the plastic-free challenge!  We are almost a week in.  How are things going?
    My biggest challenge so far is to try to leave the grocery store with no plastic packaging.  I need to start shopping bulk, I think.

    • genevieve bolling's avatar
      genevieve bolling 1/25/2021 7:40 PM
      I am just now reviewing all the thing we can do.  I am not sure how to log them...I only know how to check "I already do that" :/   Thanks for initiating the team challenge :)