July 1 - July 31, 2019

Liisa Kivimäe

Rohesammujad

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 110 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Challenges

Food

Cook a Zero-Plastic Waste Meal

I will prepare 1 meal(s) at home each day without using any items packaged in single-use plastic.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases, including produce bags.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGES

Personal Care

Lather Up

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Shop the Bulk Bins

I will purchase dry goods from the bulk section of my grocery store, and use my own containers to do so.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 Challenge

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?

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Community

Join a Cleanup Effort

I will host or participate in a beach, highway, river, or other cleanup effort in my community.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Personal Care

Brusha Brusha Brusha

I will replace my plastic toothbrush with a bamboo toothbrush.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Food Use Reusable Bags
    How difficult was this challenge for you? What made it easy or difficult?

    Liisa Kivimäe 7/11/2019 3:49 AM
    I've already gotten into the habit of always carrying a canvas shopping bag with me, so it's easy not to use the big plastic bags. Also I'm almost not using the small plastic bags anymore, but I still need to work on taking smaller produce bags with me as well to avoid them completely.
  • Reflection Question
    Personal Care Lather Up
    What are the economic and personal benefits of switching to bar soap/shampoo/conditioner or refillable bottle options?

    Liisa Kivimäe 7/11/2019 3:39 AM
    I switched to locally produced Diomina shampoo and conditioner bars, which are actually cheaper than the products I was using before, but work just as well. Also I was surprised to find out that I enjoy the process of washing my hair with bars much more than with liquid products, it feels more natural. The refillable tins are super convenient for travelling! I still have some liquid hand soap and shower gel left, but after they finish I will continue to buy only bar options as well!