July 1 - July 31, 2019

Hilda Arellano

Global Technical Services

"Each action is valuable"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 797 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    6
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    3
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    11
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    14
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    65
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted

Challenges

Community

Estimate Your Plastic Consumption and Go #PlasticNeutral

I will visit rePurpose website, complete the 3-minute plastic consumption calculator, and explore how I can reBalance my annual plastic footprint.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Use a Reusable Mug / Collapsible Cup

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 6
DAILY CHALLENGES

Personal Care

Pearly Whites

I will purchase toothpaste in an aluminum tube or in a glass jar or make my own!

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Lifestyle

Natural Fibers

When available, I will purchase clothing made with natural fibers, such as cotton, linen, or wool, rather than synthetic fibers.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Personal Care

Fresh as a Daisy

I will use deodorant either from a bar or a jar or I will make my own.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Buy Unpackaged Produce

I will purchase produce items without plastic packaging.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases, including produce bags.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY CHALLENGES

Personal Care

Brusha Brusha Brusha

I will replace my plastic toothbrush with a bamboo toothbrush.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Lifestyle

Travel Toiletries

If traveling, I will reuse my old travel tubes to refill with my soaps or only bring bar soaps with me in a TSA approved reusable quart sized bag.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Skip the Straw

I will keep 5 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill per day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Advocate For More Food Packaging Options

I will advocate for alternatives to single use packaging at local grocery stores, markets, or work.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Use Reusable Water Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 1 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY CHALLENGES

Feed


  • Hilda Arellano 7/31/2019 12:41 PM
    I learn so much about the trash that I not observe, and know I think to times before but anything

  • Hilda Arellano 7/31/2019 12:39 PM
    Some things did very complicated, because in my country this culture are beggining, but with a little effort did posible and know many things are an habit and I will be search other options for contribute with the environment

  • Hilda Arellano 7/30/2019 1:57 PM
    Broken with the plastic!!! See this video
    https://youtu.be/TNW6RFFNLmU


  • Hilda Arellano 7/29/2019 2:04 PM
    I went to visit a friend in other city using an public transport and not my car. Reduce CO2 emmisions
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  • Hilda Arellano 7/25/2019 5:20 AM
    Very well. I am very happy to see that more and more people are more conscious

  • Hilda Arellano 7/22/2019 6:51 PM
    Yesterday I had a very interesting talking with my family, all of us use different ecological things e.g. menstrual cups, reusable diappers, ecological deodorant

  • Hilda Arellano 7/18/2019 3:05 PM
    Acquire a travel spoon for my breakfast
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  • Hilda Arellano 7/17/2019 2:32 PM
    One of my coworkers will be purchase a reusable bags for pick-up vegetables or fruits. He decide take this initiative after my explanation about it

  • Hilda Arellano 7/16/2019 9:36 PM
    My sister and my brother purchase a reusable bags for pick-up the vegetables or fruits in the market and not use anymore disposable bags

  • Hilda Arellano 7/16/2019 9:34 PM
    Good, today the dinner was prepared by myself!!! Using a vegetables and eggs from the local producers