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Susan Abrams

Beyond Plastic Alumni

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 162 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Susan's Actions

Lifestyle

Repurpose unusable old clothing

I repurpose unusable old clothing as cleaning rags or donate to other nonprofits such as animal shelters

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Lifestyle

Donate or resell unwanted clothing in good condition

Dispose of clothing i no longer need by reselling or donating to other resellers

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Use a Reusable Mug / Collapsible Cup

If possible, I will avoid sending 1 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day by using a reusable mug or bringing my own collapsible cup.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Lifestyle

Purchase used clothing

Rather than shop at conventional clothing sources, most of my clothing comes from reuse sources such as Goodwill, Buffalo Exchange, Poshmark, and Thredup.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Give Some Green Gratitude

I will give a shout-out on social media to a local company, coworker, friend or family member for their plastic free or green efforts.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Share My Actions

I will make my environmental actions visible by posting to my social media networks.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 4 hour(s) in my community helping people who are most at need right now to reduce their need for plastic.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Minimize Packaging

I will purchase food items with the least amount of packaging.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Buy Unpackaged Produce

I will purchase produce items without plastic packaging, making sure to wash them well before using them.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Avoid disposable shopping bags

I carry reusable shopping bags so i never take plastic or paper grocery bags.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

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