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Giving up single-use plastic for Lent

I haven't posted here since finishing the 52 Portraits in 52 Weeks challenge. I don't know what this space is going to be but here it is, Lent, and I wanted to post about what I am giving up this Lent. Single-use plastic. It's amazing how much plastic we use. I am starting with cutting out single-use plastic because I am not quite ready to give up reusable plastic just yet. even has an article about giving up plastic for Lent. I started a while ago with refusing straws or bringing my own reusable straws (which is made of silicone, which, yes, is plastic but it is reusable). But Lent is as good a time as any to dive in deep. I've bought stasher bags -- also made of silicone but they have a recycling program for those bags that have reached end of life. I've also bought beeswax wraps to replace cling wrap but a set of three may not be quite enough. Considering buying another set as back up! What I think this exercise will do is show how m