July 1 - July 31, 2019

Ann Richard

Team SouthCoast MA

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,121 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    150
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    24
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    6
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    30
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    31
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    93
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill

Challenges

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Personal Care

That Was a Close Shave

I will replace my disposable razors with steel razors. Why not try using hair conditioner instead of shaving foam for that baby smooth feel?

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Family

Thoughtful Toys

I will only buy cloth, wooden or plant-based natural rubber toys. Or make our own toys from recycled items found in our home!

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Personal Care

Brusha Brusha Brusha

I will replace my plastic toothbrush with a bamboo toothbrush.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 5 piece(s) of litter each day.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Takeout Pro

I will use my own containers when ordering takeout.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY CHALLENGES

Community

Sign a Petition

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

COMPLETED 24
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Use Reusable Utensils

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

COMPLETED 31
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Skip the Straw

I will keep 1 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill per day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 31
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Start Composting

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 6 hour(s) in my community.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Pets

DIY Cat Litter

I will swap out my cat's litter for sawdust, mulch, and dirt with baking soda.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Lifestyle

Natural Fibers

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Personal Care

Lather Up

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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  • Ann Richard 8/22/2019 7:09 AM
    i love participating in the challenge.  I wish there was an app for us to use on our mobile devices.

  • Ann Richard 7/16/2019 5:57 PM
    Here are our take out tupperware containers.
    Everytime we use them so many people see them and comment
    on how great it is that we are using them.  More people need to do this.
    Easy Peasy......just keep in the car.
    IMG_4972.jpg 72.93 KB

    • June Cruz 7/19/2019 5:00 AM
      What a great idea, I keep extra of things for the kids in the car but didn't think something like this. 

  • Ann Richard 7/03/2019 2:29 PM
    As a member of my town's sustainability committee I will be volunteering this weekend to promote the plastic free ecochallenge.
  • Reflection Question
    Community Keep My Community Clean
    How does the act of picking up litter connect you more to your community?

    Ann Richard 7/02/2019 10:41 AM
    I am always picking up trash whenever I see it.  It is really unfortunate that so many people throw stuff out their car windows.  I live right near a small locally owned convenience  store and so many customers throw out their lottery tickets when they don't win.

  • Ann Richard 7/01/2019 3:20 AM
    First day !  Looking forward to all the challenges this month.