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Jennifer Okrasinski

Virginia Zoo Staff & Volunteers

"My mission is to leave this Earth cleaner and healthier!"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 842 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    240
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    37
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    11
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill

Jennifer's 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 7
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 25
DAILY ACTIONS

Family

Plastic Free Lunch Boxes

I will only pack reusable cutlery, drinkware and tupperware-like containers in my children's lunches to reduce plastic waste.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Reduce single use in your groceries

Choose items in glass or cardboard vs single use plastic when I shop

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

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

Learn about Local Environmental Justice Concerns

I will spend 60 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

Lather Up

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Say No to "Flushable Wipes"

Wipes don't break down in sewer systems, but combine with fat to create massive clogs. I will find alternatives to using disposable wipes.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

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