Waste Diary Assignment Was A Great Way At The Items We Throw Away

1824 Words Dec 8th, 2015 8 Pages
Overall, I feel that waste diary assignment was a great way to look at the items we throw away daily. It has opened my eyes to many of my good and bad waste practices and how they depend on my location. Few of the common things that I threw away were paper towels, paper plates, water bottles at one point, and the packaging for my frozen meals. When addressing the paper products, I feel that I did not like more often difficult to being at my apartment where I did not have a dishwasher as I have at home. Therefore, I was too lazy to wash my dishes let alone buy them for my apartment, especially since I do not eat much when I am at school (two meals a day maximum). Furthermore, I felt that cleanliness also played a factor because my apartment was very dirty, so it keeping things packaged and untouched to eliminate the possibility of a fruit fly (I have bad infestation in which one day killed 26 of those suckers), for example, from touching my food-based items. However, I hope to limit this use now that I recognize it and implement a plan unlike what I did during my waste diary.
Reflecting back even further on this assignment, I have realized that my waste habits change when I was in Ithaca. As you know, I was on campus during the week until the weekend in which a welcome home to spend some time with my mother. Although this was always a gas (thus creating more waste) and made my mother and myself happier to see each other more often than my first year at Cornell when I was down…

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