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pat dodge

American College of Healthcare Sciences

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 88 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    10
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    10
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    10
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted

pat's Actions

Family

Provide the Alternatives

I will provide daily plastic free alternatives (straws, water bottles, cuttlery, bar soap, bamboo toothbrushes, etc.) for my family to use.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Lifestyle

Travel Eating

If traveling, I will bring my own snacks and meals in my own containers to avoid the waste of take-out containers.

Completed
One-Time 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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Watch a Plastic Free July Webinar!

Educate yourself on the benefits of going plastic free by viewing one of our Plastic Free July webinars.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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    pat dodge 7/31/2020 11:04 AM
    I did not have time to post daily, but all month I did not send any plastics to the landfills. Nor did I buy any plastic items or anything packaged in plastic (though I did use my recyclable 'everfresh green veggie bags' when buying veggies at the farm markets. 
  • Reflection Question
    Family Provide the Alternatives
    What single-use items (e.g. straws, coffee cups, vegetable bags, plastic bags) does your family regularly use? What could be substituted instead?

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    pat dodge 7/08/2020 11:21 AM
    Repurposed my empty plastic salad dressing bottle into a flower vase and vowed to buy the next one in a glass bottle.