July 1 - July 31, 2020

Darren Goad

Oklahoma City Zoo

"“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” “Often when you think you're at the end of something, you're at the beginning of something else.” “There is no such thing as 'away'. When we throw anything away it must go somewhere.” PLEASE REMEMBER TOO RECYCLE "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,311 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    4
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    35
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    1,223
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    31
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    104
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    53
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted

Darren's Actions

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

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

Food

Advocate For More Food Packaging Options

I will advocate for alternatives to single use packaging at local grocery stores, markets, or work.

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

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

Personal Care

That Was a Close Shave

I will replace my disposable razors with steel razors. Why not try using hair conditioner instead of shaving foam for that baby smooth feel?

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Plastic Grocery Bags/Sacks

I will collect and recycle plastic grocery bags throughout the month of July.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Join a Cleanup Effort

I will host or participate in a beach, highway, river, or other cleanup effort in my community that follows the CDC’s current guidelines for prevention of disease transfer.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Minimize Packaging

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

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

Use Reusable Utensils

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

COMPLETED 31
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 3 hour(s) in my community helping people who are most at need right now reduce their need for plastic, including elderly and immunocompromised people, people without childcare, and people whose jobs have been affected by social distancing or stay-at-home orders.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 50 piece(s) of litter each day while following the CDC’s current guidelines for prevention of disease transfer.

COMPLETED 31
DAILY 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

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