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Rachel Handbury

Detroit Zoological Society's Green Team

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 298 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    45
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    55
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Rachel's Actions

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 5 piece(s) of litter each day while following the CDC’s current guidelines for prevention of disease transfer.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Family

Discover Together

I will spend 30 minutes educating my family on the basics of living a reduced/no-plastic lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Action

Family

Swap the Snacks

I will swap out 10 prepackaged snacks a day for fresh fruits or veggies.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Lifestyle

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary film about waste with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Homemade Cleaners

I will make 2 of my own cleaning products at home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Reusable Face Coverings

Disposable masks are made of mixed materials and not recyclable. When possible, I will reduce my waste while protecting myself and others by wearing a reusable face covering when in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Tour A Waste Management Facility

I will spend at least 30 minute(s) touring (virtually or in person) a local dump/transfer station, material recovery facility, and/or landfill to learn about our local waste and waste recovery streams.

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

Community

Host a Watch Party

I will host a watch party with friends and/or colleagues to watch and discuss a movie about plastics.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Write Letters or Emails

I will write 1 letter(s) or email(s) per day to a public official or company to advocate for plastic reduction policies that are better for both the planet and people.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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