July 1 - July 31, 2020

Stephannie Kettle

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

"Let's kick our nasty plastic habit! "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 102 This Week
  • 251 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    4
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Stephannie's Actions

Personal Care

Lather Up

I will replace my soaps, shampoos, and conditioners with either a bar or refillable option.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Fresh as a Daisy

I will use deodorant either from a bar or a jar or I will make my own.

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Start Composting

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

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Pets

Recycled Newspaper Cat Litter

I use recycled newspaper cat litter (Yesterday's News), which also comes in a paper bag instead of plastic!

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Use Reusables at Work

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

Pearly Whites

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Plant a Garden

I will plant a herb or vegetable garden in my home, workplace, dorm room, or community garden.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Use Reusable Water Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 2 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Homemade Cleaners

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Minimize Packaging

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed


  • Stephannie Kettle 7/01/2020 6:49 AM
    Happy July 1! Let's do this team! 

    An easy daily challenge for everyone to do is wearing a reusable mask! So wear that Mote mask and help keep plastic out of the environment! 

  • Stephannie Kettle 6/23/2020 6:38 AM
    Really excited for Plastic Free July this year! The Mote Marine Lab team is ready to make a difference in our first year participating as a team!