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Sandy Lin

WBA EcoChallenge B

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 435 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    15
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    26
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    23
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    22
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    22
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted

Sandy's Actions

Pets

Try a Pet Shampoo Bar

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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 I will make our own toys from recycled items found in our home!

Completed
One-Time Action

Pets

Thrifty Pets

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Pets

DIY Cat Litter

I will swap out my cat's litter for sawdust, mulch, and dirt with baking soda.

Completed
One-Time Action

Pets

Invest in a Pooper-Scooper

I will swap out my single use plastic bags for a pooper-scooper.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Estimate My Plastic Consumption and Go #PlasticNeutral

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Buy Only What I Need

I will not buy anything except items required for health and safety.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Family

Glass Bottle Baby

I will replace 4 plastic bottles with glass or stainless steel alternatives.

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 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Family

Discover Together

I will spend 10 minutes educating my family on the basics of living a reduced/no-plastic lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Pretty oh so Pretty

I will purchase beauty products that are packaged in sustainable packaging.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Just Say No

I will avoid buying toxic plastics, including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Lifestyle

Support a Sharing Economy

I will create or support a sharing economy with family, friends, and neighbors.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Use Reusable Utensils

I will keep 3 plastic cutlery out of the landfill per day by using my own reusable cutlery.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

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    Sandy Lin 7/13/2020 9:58 PM
    Tips: Ho Koon Centre is one of the automatic weather station of Hong Kong Observatory. Through visiting our Weather station facilities and participating the forecast activities, we will learn the knowledge of local weather and the conscious of environmental conservation.
  • Reflection Question
    Community Estimate My Plastic Consumption and Go #PlasticNeutral
    What did you find out about your plastic consumption by using the calculator? What did or didn't surprise you?

    Sandy Lin's avatar
    Sandy Lin 6/30/2020 11:27 PM
    I already prepare my glass bottle and bring it with me all the day!

  • Sandy Lin's avatar
    Sandy Lin 6/30/2020 11:25 PM
    Today is the first day for us to take the challenge!

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    Sandy Lin 6/24/2020 1:47 AM
    I don't use plastic bottle today.