July 1 - July 31, 2019

Evan Abney

Virginia Zoo (non)Plastics

"“I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” -J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 636 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    20
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    60
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    40
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    14
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    72
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    18
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Challenges

Lifestyle

Complete a Waste Audit

I will conduct a waste audit - including recyclables and compost - to understand how much waste I create and where I can reduce the most.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Family

Swap the Snacks

I will swap out 2 prepackaged snacks a day for fresh fruits or veggies.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY CHALLENGES

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 3 piece(s) of litter each day.

COMPLETED 20
DAILY CHALLENGES

Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 72 hour(s) in my community.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Pets

Pet Waste

I will spend 20 minutes learning how to compost pet waste at home or research pet waste composting services available in my area.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Sign a Petition

I will sign a petition in support of a plastic-related initiative in my state/province.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Cook a Zero-Plastic Waste Meal

I will prepare 1 meal(s) at home each day without using any items packaged in single-use plastic.

COMPLETED 18
DAILY CHALLENGES

Family

Plastic Free Lunch Boxes

I will only pack reusable cutlery, drinkware and tupperware-like containers in my children's lunches to reduce plastic waste.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY CHALLENGES

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