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Darcy Garrenton

Virginia Zoo Staff & Volunteers

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 68 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    3
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    3
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill

Darcy's Actions

Food

Use a Reusable Mug / Collapsible Cup

If possible, I will avoid sending 1 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day by using a reusable mug or bringing my own collapsible cup.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Personal Care

That Was a Close Shave

I will replace my disposable razors with steel razors.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Brusha Brusha Brusha

I will replace my plastic toothbrush with a bamboo toothbrush.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Use Reusables at Work

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Use Reusable Water Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 5 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Say No to Plastic Bags

If at all possible, I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases, including produce bags.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Start Composting

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Minimize Packaging

I will purchase food items with the least amount of packaging.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Plant a Garden

I will plant a herb or vegetable garden in my home, workplace, dorm room, or community garden using as little plastic as possible.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 1
DAILY ACTION

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 1
DAILY ACTION

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