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Joan Treske

South Jersey GreenFaith Circle

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 251 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    -30
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    2
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    0
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    -4
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill

Joan's Actions

Food

Make My Own

I will try new recipe(s) or food preparation method(s) each day, such as canning, pickling, making yogurt, or baking granola bars or bread.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Use Reusable Containers

I will only use reusable containers instead of single-use plastic storage items (such as plastic wrap, single-use sandwich bags).

COMPLETED 2
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 2
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 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Lifestyle

Reusable Face Coverings

Disposable masks are made of mixed materials and not recyclable. When possible, I will reduce my waste while protecting myself and others by wearing a reusable face covering when in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

Back in the Bowl

I will purchase refillable beauty products.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Pretty oh so Pretty

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Brusha Brusha Brusha

I will replace my plastic toothbrush with a bamboo toothbrush.

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

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?

    Joan Treske's avatar
    Joan Treske 7/02/2020 3:41 PM
    For most bars, 1 bar equals several plastic bottles of shampoo. 
  • Reflection Question
    Lifestyle Reusable Face Coverings
    In what other ways can you use creativity or innovation to reduce your waste while adapting to our current times?

    Joan Treske's avatar
    Joan Treske 7/02/2020 3:38 PM
    I can take my own container to restaurants to bring home my leftovers 

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    Joan Treske 7/02/2020 3:35 PM
    I’m sick to my stomach at what we’re doing to the creatures in the ocean and elsewhere on earth. 

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    Joan Treske 7/01/2020 5:21 AM
    I'm done with shampoo in a plastic bottle and am loving trying out some of the shampoo BARS.  There are so many to choose from.