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Keith K. Crow

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"Discover Nature, Inspire Action"

Points Total

  • 35 Today
  • 210 This Week
  • 1,706 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    53
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    53
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    120
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    350
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    118
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    125
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    56
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill

Keith K. 's Actions

Food

Skip the Straw

I will keep 1 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill per day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 31
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Switch to Loose Leaf Tea

Because many tea bags and most sleeves and sachets contain plastic, I will switch to using loose leaf tea.

COMPLETED 31
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 5 piece(s) of litter each day.

COMPLETED 31
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Use Reusable Utensils

I will keep 3 plastic cutlery out of the landfill per day by using my own reusable cutlery.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

Lather Up

I will replace my soaps, shampoos, and conditioners with either a bar or refillable option.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 Action

Lifestyle

Naked Bins

I will either line my trash cans with repurposed newspaper or paper bags, or I will not line my trash cans at all.

COMPLETED 31
DAILY ACTIONS

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 31
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Give Up Gum

I will give up gum or choose gum made from chicle or other plastic-free gum bases.

COMPLETED 31
DAILY ACTIONS

Family

Get Rid of Glitter

I will teach my little ones about microplastics while we do a craft project together using glitter alternatives.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Share My Actions

I will make my environmental actions visible by posting to my social media networks.

Completed
One-Time Action

Pets

Invest in a Pooper-Scooper

I will swap out my single use plastic bags for a pooper-scooper.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 Action

Lifestyle

Travel Smart

If traveling, I will bring my own plastic free items (water bottle, grocery bags, collapsible food containers, utensils, straws, etc.) with me.

Completed
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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Buy Only What I Need

I will not buy anything except items required for health and safety.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Family

Natural Paints

I will paint rooms in my home with low/no VOC or natural paints.

Completed
One-Time Action

Family

Discover Together

I will spend 30 minutes educating my family on the basics of living a reduced/no-plastic lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Say No to Styrofoam

Throughout its life cycle, polystyrene (styrofoam) can harm people, communities, and the planet. I will refuse styrofoam whenever I can, making sure to kindly let people know why I'm asking for alternative packaging.

COMPLETED 31
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

That Was a Close Shave

I will replace my disposable razors with steel razors.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Just Say No

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

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

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    Keith K. Crow 7/03/2021 2:56 PM
    Chewing gum is made from polymers which are synthetic plastics that do not biodegrade. When it's tossed on the sidewalk, there it sits until it's removed which can be a costly, time consuming process. Littered gum can also make it's way into the food chain.

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    Keith K. Crow 7/01/2021 7:20 AM
    Today is day 1 of 31!   

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    Keith K. Crow 6/30/2021 11:23 AM

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    Keith K. Crow 6/30/2021 11:21 AM
    Let's take action to create more environmental + social good, together. #plasticfree

    The EcoChallenge starts tomorrow!

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    Keith K. Crow 6/29/2021 8:07 AM
     
    • Invite your peers, family, friends to join our Ecochallenge team.
    • Use your unique Referral link from the Dashboard to invite people and earn points for every person who joins!
    • Find people who share our interest in creating and strengthening sustainability habits.
    • Build our team with the shared goals of encouragement, learning, and creating positive, collective impact. 

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    Keith K. Crow 6/26/2021 12:58 PM
    Plastic Free Ecochallenge is also about measuring our impact, and seeing just how phenomenal it can be when we all take action, together. 

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    Keith K. Crow 6/25/2021 6:31 AM
    If you're new here, Plastic Free Ecochallenge is all about committing to plastic-free actions — and consistently checking in to keep yourself and your team accountable.