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Niko Lakerdas

Chicago Office

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 190 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    donations
    made
  • up to
    450
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    12
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    10
    public officials or leaders
    contacted

Niko's Actions

Lifestyle

Travel Toiletries

If traveling, I will reuse my old travel tubes to refill with my soaps or only bring bar soaps with me in a TSA approved reusable quart sized bag.

Completed
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Travel Smart

If traveling, I will bring my own plastic free items (water bottle, grocery bags, collapsible food containers, utensils, straws, etc.) with me.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Raise Money For a Nonprofit

I will raise money to support a nonprofit dedicated to plastic pollution reduction.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Write Letters or Emails

I will write 10 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 1
DAILY ACTION

Community

Learn about Local Environmental Justice Concerns

I will spend 180 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

Family

Discover Together

I will spend 120 minutes educating my family on the basics of living a reduced/no-plastic lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Action

Family

Provide the Alternatives

I will provide daily plastic free alternatives (straws, water bottles, cuttlery, bar soap, bamboo toothbrushes, etc.) for my family to use.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Family

Natural Paints

I will paint rooms in my home with low/no VOC or natural paints.

Completed
One-Time Action

Family

Glass Bottle Baby

I will replace 10 plastic bottles with glass or stainless steel alternatives.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Research Local Waste Sites

I will spend 60 minutes finding out where landfills and/or toxic waste sites are situated in my region and which communities are most impacted by these sites.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Start Composting

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Buy Unpackaged Produce

I will purchase produce items without plastic packaging, making sure to wash them well before using them.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Plant a Garden

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Minimize Packaging

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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 3
DAILY ACTIONS

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