July 1 - July 31, 2020

Janelle Patterson

SCZ - Guam Rail

"I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. – Mother Teresa"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 130 This Week
  • 335 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    2
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Janelle's Actions

Community

Host a Watch Party

I will host a watch party with friends and/or colleagues to watch and discuss a movie about plastics.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Tour A Waste Management Facility

I will spend at least 15 minute(s) touring (virtually or in person) a local dump/transfer station, material recovery facility, and/or landfill to learn about our local waste and waste recovery streams.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Buy Unpackaged Produce

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time 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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Sign a Petition

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 5 piece(s) of litter each day while following the CDC’s current guidelines for prevention of disease transfer.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Lifestyle

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary film about waste with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Reusable Face Coverings

Disposable masks are made of mixed materials and not recyclable. When possible, I will reduce my waste while protecting myself and others by wearing a reusable face covering when in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Cook a Zero-Plastic Waste Meal

I will prepare 1 meal(s) at home each day without using any items packaged in single-use plastic.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed


  • Janelle Patterson 7/02/2020 6:11 AM
    I am back!! I had to help get another SCZ up and running but now I am back and ready to rock this challenge! Thank you for joining this team!! It's great to see so many joining us again! It is also amazing to see so many  new faces!!


  • Janelle Patterson 6/23/2020 10:34 AM
    I am thrilled Plastic Free July is still on! Especially now when we are faced with so many single-use products to stay healthy. This challenge will hopefully inspire us to find other ways to limit our plastic.