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Sandy Lin

WBA EcoChallenge B

"Make the world a better place!"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 895 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    15
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    1
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    54
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    57
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    48
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Sandy's Actions

Family

Learn about Environmental Injustice

Using the action resource links below, my family will spend 10 minutes learning about environmental justice, causes of environmental injustice, and how plastic waste disproportionately impacts already vulnerable communities.

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

Pets

Try a Pet Shampoo Bar

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

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

Learn about Local Environmental Justice Concerns

I will spend 3 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

Personal Care

Just Say No

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

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

Fresh as a Daisy

I will use deodorant either from a bar or a jar or I will make my own.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Brusha Brusha Brusha

I will replace my plastic toothbrush with a bamboo toothbrush.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Lather Up

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Cook a Zero-Plastic Waste Meal

I will prepare 2 meal(s) at home each day without using any items packaged in single-use plastic.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Use Reusable Utensils

I will keep 5 plastic cutlery out of the landfill per day by using my own reusable cutlery.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Skip the Straw

I will keep 4 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill per day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Lifestyle

Support a Sharing Economy

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

COMPLETED 22
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

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  • Sandy Lin's avatar
    Sandy Lin 7/13/2020 9:56 PM
    Through inquiry learning approach, we will experience the processes of inquiry, investigation, discussion, summarization and creation, to learn the species of nature. That is great!

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    Sandy Lin 7/04/2020 7:18 AM
    I bring my glass bottle to the swimming pool today, good experience.

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    Sandy Lin 7/02/2020 6:25 PM
    Happy to know so many colleagues keep joining us day by day.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Skip the Straw
    Have you noticed a shift in your community as more messaging about reusable straws becomes mainstream? Cite some examples.

    Sandy Lin's avatar
    Sandy Lin 7/02/2020 8:05 AM
    Yes, the Starbucks starts to remove the plastic straws from its own  tables.