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Jennifer Klotz

Brandywine Zoo

"My mission this month and always is to lead by example when it comes to plastic reduction efforts."

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  • 166 Total

Jennifer's Actions

Community

Takeout Utensils

Find out what to do with perfectly good, still wrapped takeout utensils and share my findings with the team.

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Family

Learn about Environmental Justice

Using the action resource links below, my family will spend 30 minutes learning about environmental justice, causes of environmental injustice, and how plastic waste disproportionately impacts already vulnerable communities.

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Pets

All Natural Pet Toys

I will give my pets natural alternatives to toys like femur bones and antlers, canvas, natural rubber, hemp, rope or cotton toys. Or make our own toys from recycled items found in our home!

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Pets

Rubber Glove Pet Hair Removal

I will use a rubber glove to remove pet hair from clothes, carpets and furniture.

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DAILY ACTIONS

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.

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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.

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Community

Estimate My Plastic Consumption

I will visit the rePurpose website, complete the 3-minute plastic consumption calculator, and explore how I can reBalance my annual plastic footprint.

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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.

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Community

Share My Actions

I will make my environmental actions visible by posting to my social media networks.

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Community

Dig into Bioplastics

I will spend at least 30 minutes researching the impacts of bioplastics and how to properly dispose of them in my city, and I will share this information with 3 friends, family, and/or colleagues.

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Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 10 piece(s) of litter each day.

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Community

Tour A Waste Management Facility

I will spend at least 60 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.

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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.

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Personal Care

Eco Deodorant

I will switch to a plastic-free deodorant — whether purchased or DIY'd.

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Food

Advocate for Plastic-Free Dining

I will talk to the owner or manager of a restaurant I frequent to request that they reduce their use of single-use and disposable plastics.

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Food

Better Gum

I will give up gum or choose gum made from chicle or other plastic-free gum bases.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Minimize Packaging

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

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Food

Plant a Garden

I will plant a herb or vegetable garden using as little plastic as possible and to save from the plastic used buying herbs and veggies.

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Food

Advocate For Better Food Packaging

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

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Food

Skip Plastic Bags

When possible, I will not use disposable bags when shopping, including produce bags.

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  • Jennifer Klotz's avatar
    Jennifer Klotz 6/19/2022 10:47 AM
    If you found yourself on this page, you've joined Team Brandywine Zoo woohoo! Can't wait to see how we do, so let's motivate each other, check-in to this site daily, and rack up the points.