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Sappo Hill Soap

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Some products are amazingly difficult to buy without packaging these days.  When you look at the shelves in a store’s soap aisle, all of the unnecessary boxes and plastic wrap can seem overwhelming to someone trying to create less waste.  … Continue reading

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The Dental Dilemma

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One of the disposable items in our home we can’t really do without is the toothbrush.  I value my teeth and would like to keep them around for many years.  As recommended, we throw out our used toothbrushes and brush … Continue reading

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Go Plastic-Free and Create Less Trash

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After our week-long plastic-free challenge, we were amazed at the lack of trash in our kitchen garbage can.  Plastic milk rings, produce stickers, thrift-store tags, a Band-Aid, and a non-recyclable junk-mail card were the bulk of the contents.  That was … Continue reading

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The Hunt for Plastic-Free Yogurt

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Dan and the kids love yogurt, but we hadn’t bought any during this challenge.  I’ve been told that it is pretty easy to make, but I am yet to look into it.  Our favorite brands of yogurt are Mountain High … Continue reading

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Bake Your Own Bread…No Plastic Bags Required

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We were out of bread today so I decided I would bake a couple of loaves myself.  Since beginning the plastic-free challenge, we’ve been buying loaves from the farmer’s market or the Denver Bread Company, since you can put them … Continue reading

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Orange Juice in Glass

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Prior to this plastic-free adventure, Dan would go through a 1/2 gallon of orange juice every week.  It was part of his morning routine to drink a glass with breakfast.  We usually bought it in a paperboard (plastic-coated) container.  When … Continue reading

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