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Rachael Pipitone

Virginia Zoo Staff & Volunteers

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 56 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    6
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    8
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    3
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    5
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Rachael's Actions

Food

Use Reusables at Work

I will use reusable dishes and silverware when eating at work.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Use a Reusable Mug / Collapsible Cup

If possible, I will avoid sending 3 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day by using a reusable mug or bringing my own collapsible cup.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Use Reusable Water Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 6 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Buy Unpackaged Produce

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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 1
DAILY ACTION

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

Minimize Packaging

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Skip the Straw

I will keep 3 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill per day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Use Reusable Utensils

I will keep 3 plastic cutlery out of the landfill per day by using my own reusable cutlery.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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 1
DAILY ACTION

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 1
DAILY ACTION

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