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Gabrielle Rochon

Seattle Aquarium Teens

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 262 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    13
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill

Gabrielle's Actions

Pets

Try a Pet Shampoo Bar

I will replace my pet's shampoo with an eco-friendly shampoo bar.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Pearly Whites

I will purchase toothpaste in an aluminum tube or in a glass jar or make my own!

Uncompleted
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 5
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Gabrielle Rochon's avatar
    Gabrielle Rochon 7/31/2021 9:40 AM
    I joined this challenge because it’s a good way to set goals about plastic use and actually keep track of them. I chose the actions I did because I think they would actually make a difference if I keep doing them after the month ends.

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    Gabrielle Rochon 7/15/2021 12:57 PM
    It’s going pretty well, but I wish I chose more daily actions instead of one time actions because it’s easier to incorporate the daily actions into my life.
  • Reflection Question
    Pets Try a Pet Shampoo Bar
    In what ways does your pet make your life happier, more interesting, or more rewarding?

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    Gabrielle Rochon 7/13/2021 11:18 AM
    My pet is always there for me and always loves me no matter what. He’s great at cheering me up when I’m sad.
  • Reflection Question
    Personal Care Pearly Whites
    Currently most of the packaging for toothpaste is plastic. How can you advocate for more alternatives through your purchasing power and influence in community?

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    Gabrielle Rochon 7/11/2021 10:38 AM
    Our money is our voice - the more we purchase eco friendly products, the more likely they will become more readily available. 
  • Reflection Question
    Food Use Reusable Utensils
    How can you be an advocate for using reusables instead of disposables for the rest of your community? Where are they currently dependent on disposable food packaging or eating utensils, and how can you convince them of the need for change?

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    Gabrielle Rochon 7/03/2021 11:47 AM
    When eating take out with my friends, I can’t encourage them to also ask for no disposable utensils and use ones they bring from home instead. Many restaurants are dependent on disposable food packaging, and we can convince them to change that by educating them on the harms single use plastics have on our planet.