Dieting is not fun to talk about, unless you are having great success. I’m not.
Since my New Year’s resolution to lose ten pounds of plastic this year, I have stayed vigilant, however the amount of plastic I have done without probably does not amount to more than a few ounces. At some point I will go to the post office and use a scale to weigh what my poly sacrifices add up to. This may be difficult, as you can imagine, estimating the weight of what you don’t have possession of will not be better than a wild guess. Regardless, I am fairly sure that in spite of my efforts, I have not kept more than seven or eight ounces of plastic out of my trash in the last 42 days. Read more