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Kelly Sowers

Newport Aquarium

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 337 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    34
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    50
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    92
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    29
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    18
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    19
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    58
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill

Kelly's 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 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

Just Say No

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

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Lifestyle

Buy Only What I Need

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

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Use a Reusable Mug / Collapsible Cup

If possible, I will avoid sending 3 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day by using a reusable mug or bringing my own collapsible cup.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 6 piece(s) of litter each day.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

Dam the Flow

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Plant a Garden

I will plant a herb or vegetable garden in my home, workplace, dorm room, or community garden using as little plastic as possible.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Use Reusable Utensils

I will keep 2 plastic cutlery out of the landfill per day by using my own reusable cutlery.

COMPLETED 10
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 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Family

Provide the Alternatives

I will provide daily plastic free alternatives (straws, water bottles, cuttlery, bar soap, bamboo toothbrushes, etc.) for my family to use.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Pets

Rubber Glove Pet Hair Removal

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

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Prevent Recycling Contamination

Contamination prevents what is recyclable from being recycled. I will spend 15 minutes researching which materials are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community and recycle only those items.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

Lather Up

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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

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