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  • Reflection Question
    Personal Care That Was a Close Shave
    What have you noticed about the economic and social impact of switching to steel razors? Was there ever really a need for disposable razors, or do you think it was just a way to sell more things?

    Karen Dolliver's avatar
    Karen Dolliver 7/27/2021 7:37 PM
    I have noticed that steel razors are better quality and hold an edge much longer than a disposable one does.  I think that disposable razors were sold to appeal
    to people who were not careful with using a steel razor as the disposable razors have been designed to be more difficult to cut yourself with it.

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    Karen Dolliver 7/11/2021 5:29 PM
    I feel good about really trying to avoid plastics and will be heading to my local farmer to get milk in a mason jar!

  • Karen Dolliver's avatar
    Karen Dolliver 7/08/2021 9:29 AM
    I wanted to tell my teammates that I am so proud of you all for signing up for the challenge and that even if you don’t have a good day of reducing plastic waste on one day, it is okay!!  Tomorrow is another day to try.  We should all sign in at least once a week to record our progress.  Cumulatively we have already saved a lot of waste!!
    Wahoo!
  • Reflection Question
    Personal Care Lather Up
    What are the economic and personal benefits of switching to bar soap/shampoo/conditioner or refillable bottle options?

    Karen Dolliver's avatar
    Karen Dolliver 7/08/2021 9:25 AM
    I have found that using bar soap with a wool covering around it lasts a lot longer than liquid soap from a bottle!  Another benefit is that it scrubs as you wash!  

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    Karen Dolliver 7/03/2021 8:03 PM
    I purchased silicone snack bags to start using instead of plastic baggies and they are so great to use.

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    Karen Dolliver 7/03/2021 7:56 PM
    I am proud of all my teammates for the great effort they have put in these past 3 days.  Keep up the good work!!

  • Connie Glore's avatar
    Connie Glore 6/02/2021 5:25 PM
    Share your plastic free products. I like Bites. It is a non-tube cleaning agent for your teeth. It ships in paper and small glass bottles hold the little concentrated toothpaste tablets. Very cool!!

    • Karen Dolliver's avatar
      Karen Dolliver 7/08/2021 9:30 AM
      Thank you for your information on that brand. I bought tablets that delivered in a plastic bottle!!