July 1 - July 31, 2019

Ievgeniia Rudkovska

Rohesammujad

"Eco-shmeko"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 191 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted

Challenges

Personal Care

Just Say No

I will avoid buying toxic plastics, including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGES

Personal Care

Dam the Flow

I will use a menstrual cup and/or cloth pads

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

Lifestyle

Homemade Cleaners

I will make my own cleaning products at home.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Lifestyle

Naked Bins

I will either line my trash cans with repurposed newspaper or paper bags, or I will not line my trash cans at all.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY 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

Food

Start Composting

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Lifestyle

Buy Only What I Need

I will not buy anything except items required for health and safety.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Use Reusables at Work

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 Challenge

Food

Visit the Butcher

I will purchase meats and cheeses from the deli counter or a butcher shop, and use my own containers to do so.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Personal Care Lather Up
    What are the economic and personal benefits of switching to bar soap/shampoo/conditioner or refillable bottle options?

    Ievgeniia Rudkovska 7/09/2019 4:45 AM
    Start using solid shampoo since today
  • Reflection Question
    Lifestyle Homemade Cleaners
    What did you learn by making your own cleaning products? What is the biggest difference in making vs buying?

    Ievgeniia Rudkovska 7/09/2019 4:44 AM
    Did not do mine but bough dish washing liquid to my container from biomarket