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Casie H.

Oklahoma City Zoo

"To better the world around me through everyday positive actions and behaviors while encouraging others to do the same!"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 738 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    37
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    25
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    25
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    198
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    1.0
    donations
    made
  • up to
    3.0
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1.0
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    475
    minutes
    spent learning

Casie's Actions

Food

Use Reusable Utensils

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

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

Lifestyle

Ditch Dryer Sheets

I will use wool dryer balls or another plastic-free alternative to dryer sheets to keep my clothes static-free.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Family

Swap the Snacks

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

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Skip the Straw

I will keep 2 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill per day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Lifestyle

Natural Fibers

When available, I will purchase clothing made with natural fibers, such as cotton, linen, or wool, rather than synthetic fibers.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Learn about Local Environmental Justice Concerns

I will spend 30 minutes learning about how plastic pollution affects members of my own community and how organizations in my community are working for change.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 14 piece(s) of litter each day.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Pets

Try a Pet Shampoo Bar

I will replace my pet's shampoo with an eco-friendly shampoo bar.

Completed
One-Time Action

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

Support a Sharing Economy

I will create or support a sharing economy with family, friends, and neighbors.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Practice Sustainable Fashion

I will spend 60 minutes learning about the costs of fast fashion and begin trying to practice sustainable fashion in my own life.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Donate Zero Waste Period Products

I will donate 1 zero waste period kits to young people with periods so that they can reduce their waste and the financial burden of menstruation while continuing their education.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Minimize Packaging

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

COMPLETED 17
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

Make My Own

I will try new recipe(s) or food preparation method(s) each day, such as canning, pickling, making yogurt, or baking granola bars or bread.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

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

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 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

Pearly Whites

I will purchase toothpaste in an aluminum tube or in a glass jar or make my own!

Completed
One-Time Action

Family

Discover Together

I will spend 60 minutes educating my family on the basics of living a reduced/no-plastic lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Action

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Community Keep My Community Clean
    How does the act of picking up litter connect you more to your community?

    Casie H.'s avatar
    Casie H. 7/11/2021 3:01 PM
    Hiked out in Roman Nose State Park today and gathered at least a half bag of trash while exploring and connecting with natural spaces in our state! 
  • Reflection Question
    Family Swap the Snacks
    How does swapping out prepackaged snacks for fresh fruit or veggies benefit your family?

    Casie H.'s avatar
    Casie H. 7/08/2021 4:41 PM
    healthier and tastier! Home made pickles! 
  • Reflection Question
    Food Plant a Garden
    Besides having access to fresh herbs and vegetables, what benefits will you see from growing your own garden?

    Casie H.'s avatar
    Casie H. 7/05/2021 4:10 PM
    More freshness, saves money, no pesticides! 

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    Casie H. 7/03/2021 8:04 PM
    Garden Time! 🤗🪴
    Tomatoes, Eggplants, Basil, Rosemary, purple cayenne pepper, banana peppers! 

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    Casie H. 7/02/2021 7:44 PM
  • Reflection Question
    Personal Care Practice Sustainable Fashion
    How can you express your personality, creativity, and values in ways that don't require fast fashion or buying more clothes and accessories?

    Casie H.'s avatar
    Casie H. 6/30/2021 6:02 AM
    I express my personality and creativity in my tattoos and by my actions such as painting fun designs on rocks and leaving them around public places for others to discover! 
  • Reflection Question
    Pets Try a Pet Shampoo Bar
    In what ways does your pet make your life happier, more interesting, or more rewarding?

    Casie H.'s avatar
    Casie H. 6/30/2021 6:01 AM
    Being able to come home to my sweet fur babies that show me unconditional love (unless I am late for feeding time lol) and affection is what I look forward to each day. Having a pet to spoil is like enrichment for humans!  

  • Casie H.'s avatar
    Casie H. 6/20/2021 8:02 PM
    https://www.fastcompany.com/90647727/scientist-just-turned-plastic-bottles-into-vanilla-flavoring
    Love seeing articles like this! Love all the creativity around utilizing recyclables!