One month without plastic

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Rebecca Hart shows off the wooden utensils, glass jars and other things she carries with her to help reduce the amount of plastic she and her family use daily.

Jessica Else / The Garden Island

Keeping wooden utensils nearby instead of cycling through plastic forks and spoons is one of the strategies Rebecca and Kailani Hart used to complete a month-long, plastic-free dining challenge.

HANALEI — Asha Shea-Triggs has a wooden bowl and spoon that she loves to use for acai treats.