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laura byrne

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 600 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    20
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    25
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    25
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    124
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill

laura's Actions

Food

Minimize Packaging

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

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 5 piece(s) of litter each day while following the CDC’s current guidelines for prevention of disease transfer.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Learn about Local Environmental Justice Concerns

I will spend 10 minutes learning about how plastic pollution affects members of my own community and how organizations in my community are working for change.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Plant a Garden

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Use Reusable Containers

I will only use reusable containers instead of single-use plastic storage items (such as plastic wrap, single-use sandwich bags).

COMPLETED 25
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Use Reusable Utensils

I will keep 6 plastic cutlery out of the landfill per day by using my own reusable cutlery.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

Just Say No

I will avoid buying toxic plastics, including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl.

COMPLETED 23
DAILY ACTIONS

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    laura byrne 7/16/2020 6:07 PM
    I like to use white vinegar for lots of cleaning projects.  I use 1/2 cup white vinegar, 1/2 tsp. dish soap and 2 cups of water to clean glass and windows. It works great!

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    laura byrne 7/07/2020 9:13 AM
    Participating in this eco-challenge has increased my awareness of the vast amount of plastic used in everything!

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    laura byrne 7/05/2020 2:13 PM
    I am enjoying participating in this ecochallenge.  It brings my plastic usage into clear focus and gives me a lot of ideas to use alternatives.