July 1 - July 31, 2020

Sinclair Boggs

Maryland Zoo

"Plastic-free is the way to be!"

Points Total

  • 80 Today
  • 727 This Week
  • 861 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    3
    public officials or leaders
    contacted

Sinclair's Actions

Food

Plant a Garden

I will plant a herb or vegetable garden in my home, workplace, dorm room, or community garden.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Advocate For More Food Packaging Options

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary film about waste with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Estimate My 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 Action

Lifestyle

Homemade Cleaners

I will make 2 of my own cleaning products at home.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 3 piece(s) of litter each day while following the CDC’s current guidelines for prevention of disease transfer.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Break From Plastic Bread Packaging

I will refrain from buying bread products in plastic packaging. I will bake my own bread and tortillas this month.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Personal Care

Pretty oh so Pretty

I will purchase beauty products that are packaged in sustainable packaging.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Ditch The Sponge

Replace kitchen sponge with non-plastic scrubber.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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

Use Reusable Utensils

I will keep 2 plastic cutlery out of the landfill per day by using my own reusable cutlery.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Write Letters or Emails

I will write 1 letter(s) or email(s) per day to a public official or company to advocate for plastic reduction policies that are better for both the planet and people.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed


  • Sinclair Boggs 7/03/2020 1:26 PM
    We are in 2nd place - Great job, Team!! Let’s keep up the great plastic-reducing work. 

  • Sinclair Boggs 7/02/2020 5:07 PM
    This is my third year in the challenge and it’s exciting how many things I could mark as “I already do this!” Easy changes can really stick with you after a month.

  • Sinclair Boggs 7/01/2020 7:08 AM
    I'm so excited to start the challenge!! Remember you can still recruit your friends, family, and coworkers to join us even though the challenge has begun. Every person and every action counts!

  • Sinclair Boggs 6/30/2020 8:12 AM
    July starts tomorrow! If every person gets at least one other person to sign up today, we'll have almost 100 team members. Let's do it!

  • Sinclair Boggs 6/29/2020 8:07 AM
    Welcome to the Maryland Zoo team!