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Tim Van Loan

ABQ BioPark

"Working together for a sustainable, conservation minded world!"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 536 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    16
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    57
    pieces of litter
    picked up

Tim's Actions

Lifestyle

Travel Eating

If traveling, I will bring my own snacks and meals in my own containers to avoid the waste of take-out containers.

Completed
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Travel Toiletries

If traveling, I will reuse my old travel tubes to refill with my soaps or only bring bar soaps with me in a TSA-approved reusable quart-sized bag.

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 5 piece(s) of litter each day.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

Sustainable Suds

I will replace my soaps, shampoos, conditioners, and lotions with a sustainable, unpackaged, or refillable option.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Minimize Packaging

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

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Skip Plastic Bags

When possible, I will not use disposable bags when shopping, including produce bags.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Pets

Sustainable Suds: Pet Edition

I will replace my pet's shampoo with an eco-friendly shampoo bar or refillable shampoo option.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Pets

All Natural Pet Toys

I will give my pets natural alternatives to toys like femur bones and antlers, canvas, natural rubber, hemp, rope or cotton toys. Or make our own toys from recycled items found in our home!

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Tim Van Loan 7/12/2022 7:14 AM
    Working on reducing plastic bag use and to go container use through reusable tupperware!

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    Tim Van Loan 7/08/2022 12:35 PM
    Plastic free Friday! 

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    Tim Van Loan 7/04/2022 7:32 AM
    Happy 4th of July! It's a great day to celebrate the USA by reducing plastics and preserving our environment!

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    Tim Van Loan 7/01/2022 7:03 AM
    First day of the challenge! Let's reduce some plastic use!