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Brittany Gardner

Detroit Zoological Society's Green Team

"Practicing the 3R's on a daily basis! "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 364 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    95
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    9
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    6
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Brittany's Actions

Food

Start Composting

I will start a compost collection at home, work, or school.

Completed
One-Time Action

Family

Discover Together

I will spend 20 minutes educating my family on the basics of living a reduced/no-plastic lifestyle.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Give Some Green Gratitude

I will give a shout-out on social media to a local company, coworker, friend or family member for their plastic free or green efforts.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Pets

All Natural Pet Toys

I will give my pets natural alternatives to toys like femur bones and antlers, canvas, natural rubber, hemp, rope or cotton toys. Or I will make our own toys from recycled items found in our home!

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Share My Actions

I will post to my social media networks about how reducing our plastic use is important for both environmental justice and conservation.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Research Local Waste Sites

I will spend 30 minutes finding out where landfills and/or toxic waste sites are situated in my region and which communities are most impacted by these sites.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Use Reusables at Work

I will use reusable dishes and silverware when eating at work.

COMPLETED 2
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

Lifestyle

Homemade Cleaners

I will make 1 of my own cleaning products at home.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Family

Swap the Snacks

I will swap out 2 prepackaged snacks a day for fresh fruits or veggies.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 1 piece(s) of litter each day while following the CDC’s current guidelines for prevention of disease transfer.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

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    Brittany Gardner 7/21/2020 2:14 PM
    As of today I am the proud owner of a compost bin! I'm so excited! :) 

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    Brittany Gardner 7/13/2020 9:18 AM
    I recently switched to eco friendly laundry sheets after learning that over 700,000,000 plastic laundry jugs end up in our landfills, oceans, or incinerated every year. :( Check out Earth Breeze at https://www.earthbreeze.com/ and use CODE: ECOPAL for $5 off your first purchase!