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Kate McKee

Running for Garbage

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Participant Impact

  • up to
    4
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    2
    donations
    made
  • up to
    4
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    5
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    25
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    2
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    8
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    public officials or leaders
    contacted

Kate's Actions

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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One-Time Action

Community

Sign a Petition

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Natural Fibers

When available, I will purchase clothing made with natural fibers, such as cotton, linen, or wool, rather than synthetic fibers.

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Donate Zero Waste Period Products

I will donate 3 zero waste period kits to young people with periods so that they can reduce their waste and the financial burden of menstruation while continuing their education.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Back in the Bowl

I will purchase refillable beauty products.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Say No to Styrofoam

Throughout its life cycle, polystyrene (styrofoam) can harm people, communities, and the planet. I will refuse styrofoam whenever I can, making sure to kindly let people know why I'm asking for alternative packaging.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 6 piece(s) of litter each day.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Write Letters or Emails

I will write 3 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

Personal Care

Pearly Whites

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

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

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    Kate McKee 7/11/2021 4:31 PM
    I have been traveling so it was a little harder but I was sure to say no to plastic straws/cups and  only get coffee when they allowed me to bring my mug!