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Grace Shellhart

Virginia Zoo Staff & Volunteers

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 666 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    3
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    4
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    25
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Grace's Actions

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 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Lifestyle

Ditch Dryer Sheets

I will use wool dryer balls or another plastic-free alternative to dryer sheets to keep my clothes static-free.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Family

Glass Bottle Baby

I will replace 4 plastic bottles with glass or stainless steel alternatives.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 Action

Lifestyle

Homemade Cleaners

I will make my own cleaning products at home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Pets

Thrifty Pets

I will find secondhand sources for my pet's water/food dishes, collars or leashes.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Say No to Styrofoam

Throughout its life cycle, polystyrene (styrofoam) can harm people, communities, and the planet. I will refuse styrofoam whenever I can, making sure to kindly let people know why I'm asking for alternative packaging.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Say No to "Flushable Wipes"

Wipes don't break down in sewer systems, but combine with fat to create massive clogs. I will find alternatives to using disposable wipes.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

Pretty oh so Pretty

I will purchase beauty products that are packaged in sustainable packaging.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Dam the Flow

I will use a menstrual cup and/or cloth pads.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Lather Up

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Just Say No

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

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