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Eve Cooney

Saint Louis Zoo

"To be a positive influence and role model for family and friends to reduce single-use and unnecessary plastics from my lifestyle. "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 382 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    6
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    10
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    10
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    3
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill

Eve's Actions

Community

Host a Watch Party

I will host a watch party with friends and/or colleagues to watch and discuss a movie about plastics.

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

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

Naked Bins

To the extent allowable in my community, I will either line my trash cans with repurposed newspaper or paper bags, or I will not line my trash cans at all.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Family

Plastic Free Lunch Boxes

I will only pack reusable cutlery, drinkware and tupperware-like containers in my children's lunches to reduce plastic waste.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Family

Discover Together

I will spend 10 minutes educating my family on the basics of living a reduced/no-plastic lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Reusable Face Coverings

Disposable masks are made of mixed materials and not recyclable. When possible, I will reduce my waste while protecting myself and others by wearing a reusable face covering when in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Pets

Try a Pet Shampoo Bar

I will replace my pet's shampoo with an eco-friendly shampoo bar.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Eve Cooney's avatar
    Eve Cooney 7/17/2020 10:17 AM
    We haven't used a plastic bag to line the kitchen trash can in over a week now.  Yay!  Shout out to my son, Joe, who is in charge of the family trash, for remembering to take this simple but important action.