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Gloria Lengel

The Sustainable Sandhills Team

" "Strengthening communities by creating resilient environmental, economic and social resources.""

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Gloria 's Actions

Family

Learn about Environmental Injustice

Using the action resource links below, my family will spend 20 minutes learning about environmental justice, causes of environmental injustice, and how plastic waste disproportionately impacts already vulnerable communities.

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Family

Swap the Snacks

I will swap out 3 prepackaged snacks a day for fresh fruits or veggies.

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Pets

Thrifty Pets

I will find secondhand sources for my pet's water/food dishes, collars or leashes.

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Pets

Try a Pet Shampoo Bar

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

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Pets

Homemade Pet Treats

I will prepare my own pet treats to avoid plastic packaging.

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Lifestyle

Proper Bioplastic Disposal

I will spend at least 20 minutes researching how to properly dispose of bioplastics in my city and share this information with 5 friends, family, and/or colleagues.

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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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Lifestyle

Naked Bins

I will either line my trash cans with repurposed newspaper or paper bags, or I will not line my trash cans at all.

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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

Sign a Petition

I will sign a petition in support of a plastic reduction-related initiative in my state/province.

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Community

Estimate My Plastic Consumption and Go #PlasticNeutral

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

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 5 piece(s) of litter each day.

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Community

Learn about Local Environmental Justice Concerns

I will spend 20 minutes learning about how plastic pollution affects members of my own community and how organizations in my community are working for change.

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Personal Care

Pearly Whites

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

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Personal Care

Brusha Brusha Brusha

I will replace my plastic toothbrush with a bamboo toothbrush.

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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.

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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.

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Food

Advocate For More Food Packaging Options

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

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Food

Minimize Packaging

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

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Food

Buy Unpackaged Produce

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

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Food

Give Up Gum

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

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Food

Lobby for Reusables

I will lobby my workplace to have reusable dishes and silverware in order to minimize disposables.

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  • Gloria  Lengel's avatar
    Gloria Lengel 5/25/2021 10:09 AM
    Getting rid of my plastic stuff especially in the kitchen.  Lookiing for alternatives live glass storage instead.