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A Successful Day of Refusing

Yesterday I went to a district training. Knowing there would be coffee offered with disposable mugs, I set my travel mug out… then left with it still on the kitchen counter. 391 more words

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Paper Trash Can Liner

It’s been years — probably decades, actually — since I lined any trash can but the kitchen trash in plastic. The office, bedroom, and bathroom trash cans get dry items such as paper, empty toilet paper rolls, and used tissues (not many as I use cloth tissues a little over 50% of the time). 815 more words

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540,000 Sporks

Every year my students write research papers on topics of their choice and I do research along with them on a topic that interests me. This year, my topic involves researching how much plastic waste our school produces. 738 more words

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The Plastic-Free Diet: Dairy

One thing I’ve learned is that there’s no way I’ll be completely ridding my life of plastic anytime soon. I am, however, taking small steps. 437 more words

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