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Cheri Awtrey

YES!

Points Total

  • 0 Today
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  • 179 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    2
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    2
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    350
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    1
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    7
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Cheri's Actions

Community

Sign a Petition

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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 Action

Community

Prevent Recycling Contamination

Contamination prevents what is recyclable from being recycled. I will spend 40 minutes researching which materials are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community and recycle only those items.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Learn about the Harms of Plastic Production

Plastic production, not just disposal, pollutes communities and harms people. I will learn about the impacts of plastic production on humans, animals, communities, and the environment.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Estimate My Plastic Consumption and Go #PlasticNeutral

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Practice Sustainable Fashion

I will spend 60 minutes learning about the costs of fast fashion and begin trying to practice sustainable fashion in my own life.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 Action

Food

Ask My Favorite Restaurant to Reduce Plastic Use

I will talk to the owner or manager of a restaurant I frequent to request that they reduce their use of single-use and disposable plastics.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Cook a Zero-Plastic Waste Meal

I will prepare 6 meal(s) at home each day without using any items packaged in single-use plastic.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Reflection Question
    Community Prevent Recycling Contamination
    What have you learned about what is accepted by local haulers for recycling, what you can drop off or ship to certain places, and what is not recyclable in your area? What is the most difficult part of recycling for you?

    Cheri Awtrey's avatar
    Cheri Awtrey 7/27/2021 7:17 PM
    There are too many plastic items that are not accepted by the new service we have since moving. I am struggling to find ways to recycle some of my more common items!