It's the last month of the year which means it's the last trash jar of the year! This month was quite colorful if you take a look at the picture! And unfortunately I made some silly mistakes that ended up in bandaids and straws being wasted. However, I rounded out the year with a total of 1.67 pounds of trash for all 12 months! Obviously this does not represent my entire impact on the planet especially because this is only my household waste (not medical or industrial). But c
Is it just me or are the months going by faster now? I've been so busy preparing to move to Portland, Oregon (more on that to come!) and putting on workshops that I am writing this post already half way through the month! But down to business. For march, I produced 0.9 ounces of trash. 1 chocolate bar wrapper 1 Seahawks phone case 1 magnet 1 piece of tape 2 Chobani yogurt wrappers 2 vitamin seals 2 coconut oil seals 2 postage stickers 2 price tag attachments 3 condiment seals
Ready to peek inside my trash jar this month? It's quite a big surprise! Or should I say "little" surprise? My previous best for an entire month was 0.5 ounces of trash and granted, February is a shorter month. But technically, I now have a new record of 0.3 ounces (weight) of trash! So let's take a look at what I added to the landfill: 1 gold label 1 yogurt label 1 credit card sticker 1 vitamin seal 1 gift card strip 2 stickers 2 jar seals 2 pieces of PT tape 3 bandaids 3 en
I had big dreams of producing a tiny jar of trash this year but the truth is, life often has other plans. Hit with the worst flu I have ever experienced, I ran through all the cold supplies I had so carefully stocked for a situation like this. It became so bad that I turned to pharmaceutical nasal sprays and cough syrups just so I could sleep. And as you can see, it added quite a bit of trash to my jar, filling it to the brim. So a little piece of wisdom along with this month
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