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Christy Farrell

SF Teaching Zoo Zero Wasters

"The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion. – Paulo Coelho"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 848 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    75
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    86
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill

Christy's Actions

Food

Give Up Gum

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

COMPLETED 19
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Use Reusable Utensils

I will keep 1 plastic cutlery out of the landfill per day by using my own reusable cutlery.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Prevent Recycling Contamination

Contamination prevents what is recyclable from being recycled. I will spend 10 minutes researching which materials are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community and recycle only those items.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Estimate My Plastic Consumption and Go #PlasticNeutral

I will visit the rePurpose website, complete the 3-minute plastic consumption calculator, and explore how I can reBalance my annual plastic footprint.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Practice Sustainable Fashion

I will spend 30 minutes learning about the costs of fast fashion and begin trying to practice sustainable fashion in my own life.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Community Estimate My Plastic Consumption and Go #PlasticNeutral
    What did you find out about your plastic consumption by using the calculator? What did or didn't surprise you?

    Christy Farrell's avatar
    Christy Farrell 7/01/2021 9:25 AM
    I used the RePurpose calculator to find out my plastic footprint and WOW! I definitely have a lot of work to do. I use approximately 20% less plastic than the average American, but more than 500% MORE than the average Indian.

  • Christy Farrell's avatar
    Christy Farrell 6/23/2021 8:39 AM
    So excited to join this challenge! Look forward to seeing the difference we can make together!