Does produce need to be packaged in either rigid plastic containers or a plastic bag in order to make it from the grocery store to your kitchen? Any easy way to reduce consumption is to skip the plastic packaging and place produce directly into your cart. Best part, this waste reduction tip takes no preplanning.
About Michelle Millet
Michelle is a 25-year resident of Davis. She currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Natural Resource Commission and sits on the Executive Boards of the Explorit Science Center and Davis Bicycles! Michelle writes periodic columns for the Davis Enterprise and maintains a blog about her family's efforts to live a zero-waste lifestyle, and works as a part time substitute teacher. Michelle and her husband Mitch live in South Davis with their 11-year old daughter Emi, their 9-year old son Drew, plus their 2 dogs, and 6 chickens.