I love fro-yo, ice cream, gelato, you name it! Admittedly, I do try to keep a lid on my consumption, but it’s the way to the BF’s heart, so I’m not too strict on myself.
Recently, a friend came to stay from Melbourne. In additional to a lovely linen tea towel, she picked up some gelato on the way home. It was delicious, but it came in a styrofoam insulated tub. Even though there’s a 6 in the chasing arrow symbol, it doesn’t mean it is recyclable. It just tells you what it is. So look what I did:
I just popped it on the counter when I walked past. He’d just opened and was out the back, so he didn’t see me and I didn’t have to have an awkward conversation. I love heading to this particular gelto store on date nights for a cone of lavendar. Or cinnamon doughnut. There’s something about non-conventional flavours I just love!
On the same errand mission on foot, I dropped off a week or two’s plastics in the bin at the grocery store, Coles, which they make into outdoor kids furniture. I weighed it too, just cause.
So are you a cone or a cup person? When I met Liz from Economies of Kale, we grabbed some ice cream (or was it gelato), and I got a cone, with just a paper wrapper.
Holidays must already be on my mind!
I forgot my weekly trash weigh in, so I’ll come back at update this in about 10 hours when I’m home next! I know it’s going to be a good week though!
Better than last week by 11g, I have a weigh in of 97g, last week was 108g. I aim for 67g, my personal best! I’ll weigh again on Friday night as we head to the airport, and toss it out. Then my brother has free reign of my ‘weirdness’ til we return on Monday afternoon, and I’ll start a short week of waste. And after the holidays I’ll update my Zero Waste page graphs for y’all.