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Lizzy Simpson

Reid Park Zoo

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 830 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    97
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    109
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    130
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    135
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    103
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill

Lizzy's Actions

Food

Use a Reusable Mug / Collapsible Cup

If possible, I will avoid sending 2 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day by using a reusable mug or bringing my own collapsible cup.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Skip the Straw

I will keep 2 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill per day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

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 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Give Up Gum

I will give up gum or choose gum made from chicle or other plastic-free gum bases.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Pets

Rubber Glove Pet Hair Removal

I will use a rubber glove to remove pet hair from clothes, carpets and furniture.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

That Was a Close Shave

I will replace my disposable razors with steel razors.

Completed
One-Time Action

Pets

Invest in a Pooper-Scooper

I will swap out my single use plastic bags for a pooper-scooper.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Brusha Brusha Brusha

I will replace my plastic toothbrush with a bamboo toothbrush.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Use Reusables at Work

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

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Use Reusable Water Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 3 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Say No to Plastic Bags

If at all possible, I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases, including produce bags.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Minimize Packaging

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

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Use Reusable Utensils

I will keep 6 plastic cutlery out of the landfill per day by using my own reusable cutlery.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Lizzy Simpson's avatar
    Lizzy Simpson 7/06/2021 8:06 AM
    Anyone have a favorite set of reusable straws? Getting stuff for my students ready and I want to get them each a straw for the cafeteria 

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    Lizzy Simpson 7/05/2021 10:32 PM
    Anyone have a good reusable straw they keep in their cars for trips? My metal one gets so hot!

    • Jennifer Stoddard's avatar
      Jennifer Stoddard 7/08/2021 10:24 AM
      the consensus in the education department is to maybe try bamboo -- we've had plastic straws melt and yes metal ones get very hot! 

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    Lizzy Simpson 7/05/2021 10:30 PM
    On vacation and these are making the trip even better. Our whole group is making this a challenge to see who can do tasks the best  

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    Lizzy Simpson 7/01/2021 9:21 PM
    Can’t wait to do this again!