Monthly Archives: April 2015

Lessons from Week One

Things were going pretty well last Wednesday morning when I began this plastic challenge. I left to go teach my classes with my reusable red bag and Whole Foods gift card in tow, feeling all jazzed up. On NPR that … Continue reading

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And so it begins…

Today is the day that my plastic challenge officially begins. I woke up this morning feeling excited to start this battle, yet I¬†also have this murky,¬†suspicious feeling that I really don’t know what I’m in for. This is probably going … Continue reading

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Why give up plastic?

Before even sitting down for breakfast today, I had touched at least ten pieces of plastic. My shampoo and conditioner bottles are both made of plastic; I squeezed out some toothpaste from a plastic Crest tube; I pumped some lotion … Continue reading

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