Review: Life Without Plastics

In preparation for Plastic Free July, I ordered Life Without Plastic so I could learn more about the problems associated with plastic and ways to avoid using it. At this point, I manage to do a good job of avoiding new plastic in my life. But as my plastic audits showed (a recommended activity from Life…

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Plastic Free July Wrap Up

And just like that, Plastic Free July is over. Unfortunately, I didn’t make it a month without single-use plastic, not even close. I’m glad I participated in Plastic Free July, it’s made me realize just how much plastic and waste my poor meal planning results in. Here’s how the last 8 days of Plastic Free…

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Plastic Free July Weeks 2 & 3

It’s hard to believe there’s only one more full week of July. This month has been pretty busy, I don’t think I have had a week night without plans all month. I also went on a camping trip earlier this month, which made me address plastic use in a new environment. Rather than giving a…

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Week 1: Plastic Free July

It’s the end of the first week of Plastic Free July, and I’d say things are going well! I slipped up some over the weekend, but the week has already made me think more critically about access and privilege in my zero waste life. Here’s my overview of the week: Sunday, July 1: I went…

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