A Year Without Plastic, Would I do it Again?

My year-long plastic free challenge came to end in January. After a year of exploring alternatives to every day, single-use plastic products and packaging, I still came away with some plastic waste. So, will I continue to try to reduce my plastic consumption? Absolutely! This challenge not only helped me take a serious look at … More A Year Without Plastic, Would I do it Again?

What is Plastic Free Social Isolation?

Plastic Free Social Isolation (PFSI) is a term I came up with to describe the initial experience of going plastic free or reducing plastic consumption. Going plastic free is not only a personal challenge, but can have ripple effects on relationships with friends, family, partners and colleagues. My personal experience with PFSI has at times … More What is Plastic Free Social Isolation?

Living with Modern and Hidden Plastics

When I started my plastic free challenge, a common question I received was, “What about cell phones, hair dryers and earbuds?” Eliminating single use plastics is tricky enough without having to consider the challenge of plastics we use in modern society. To complicate things further, let’s throw hidden plastics into the mix, these are plastics … More Living with Modern and Hidden Plastics