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October 11 - October 25, 2017

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  • Sue Howard's avatar
    Sue Howard 10/25/2017 2:34 PM
    I mix tap water half and half with bottled sparkling water - saves gallons of public water.

  • While I did not buy this during the challenge I realized when I opened it from
    my pantry, there is still plastic in the wrapper and the lid! 

    • Rebecca Snook's avatar
      Rebecca Snook 10/25/2017 11:44 AM
      They hide it in everything! It is so hard to try to purchase almost anything without it!

  • Damiana King's avatar
    Damiana King 10/24/2017 8:30 PM
    Enjoying being outside on these beautiful fall days!

  • Sue Howard's avatar
    Sue Howard 10/24/2017 3:26 PM
    My walking today inside air conditioned store.  Participating again in OHM no electricity use from 5 - 8 p.m., using battery-operated LED flashlight and candles when it gets dark, and reading by this artificial light.

  • Bob Zavod's avatar
    Bob Zavod 10/23/2017 8:58 PM
    Am tracking what I spend each day, very little out of pocket, only expenses so far....$12 for gas, a few lunches with friends and an out with the coffee guys.

  • Sue Howard's avatar
    Sue Howard 10/23/2017 2:27 PM
    With the super hot temperature today I am taking my walk inside the air conditioned big box stores.  Also participating today in PHM's two hours by not using electricity during that time.

  • Two Words: Trader Joe's.........Everything in the store is wrapped in plastic! I love the store and some of the things they carry, but wow, I need to find some of my favorites at another place. Did not do well this weekend when I went shopping there. 

    • Caitlyn Howell's avatar
      Caitlyn Howell 10/23/2017 9:05 AM
      Ditto Grocery Outlet. Hmmmmmm.....those two "cheaper" options aren't so "cheap" eco-wise, are they....

  • Sue Howard's avatar
    Sue Howard 10/22/2017 3:35 PM
    Keep a separate bag each week for recyclable plastic items and take it down to recycle bin each week.

  • Sue Howard's avatar
    Sue Howard 10/22/2017 9:26 AM
    My daily shower is 5 minutes or less when it's not a day I'm washing my hair.

  • Bob Zavod's avatar
    Bob Zavod 10/21/2017 9:11 PM
    Since the start of this year’s Challenge I have not purchased even  the little snacks I might have at other times!!  It’s helped even with a little weight loss!