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john mitropoulos

Sustainability Corps in Action!

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 281 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    33
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    200
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    62
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    47
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    39
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    65
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    39
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

john's Actions

Food

Buy Unpackaged Produce

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

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Plant a Garden

I will plant a herb or vegetable garden in my home, workplace, dorm room, or community garden using as little plastic as possible.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Start Composting

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

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 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Use a Reusable Mug / Collapsible Cup

If possible, I will avoid sending 2 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day by using a reusable mug or bringing my own collapsible cup.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Use Reusable Water Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 5 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Say No to Plastic Bags

If at all possible, I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases, including produce bags.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Minimize Packaging

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

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Make My Own

I will try new recipe(s) or food preparation method(s) each day, such as canning, pickling, making yogurt, or baking granola bars or bread.

COMPLETED 13
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 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Cook a Zero-Plastic Waste Meal

I will prepare 3 meal(s) at home each day without using any items packaged in single-use plastic.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Skip the Straw

I will keep 5 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill per day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Reflection Question
    Food Plant a Garden
    Besides having access to fresh herbs and vegetables, what benefits will you see from growing your own garden?

    john mitropoulos's avatar
    john mitropoulos 7/29/2021 8:27 AM
    Having my own garden is a great way to get fresh air and sunshine, plus the satisfaction of watching the garden produce.....um...produce.. :)

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    john mitropoulos 7/22/2021 6:24 PM
    I love my diet sodas, so even though the plastic 20oz or liter bottles are cheaper, I opt for the cans for maximum recyclability. 

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    john mitropoulos 7/20/2021 5:02 PM
    Scooped out a bunch plastic detritus from the beach today