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Ashley Wales

American College of Healthcare Sciences

Points Total

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  • 1,016 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    2
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    99
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    58
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    68
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill

Ashley's Actions

Community

Watch a Plastic Free July Webinar!

Educate yourself on the benefits of going plastic free by viewing one of our Plastic Free July webinars.

COMPLETED 25
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

Brusha Brusha Brusha

I will replace my plastic toothbrush with a bamboo toothbrush.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Use Reusable Water Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 4 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 25
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Advocate For More Food Packaging Options

I will advocate for alternatives to single use packaging at local grocery stores, markets, or work.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Use Reusable Utensils

I will keep 3 plastic cutlery out of the landfill per day by using my own reusable cutlery.

COMPLETED 19
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Skip the Straw

I will keep 4 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill per day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 19
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

Tim Taylor My Beauty Products

I will lessen my plastic impact by making my own makeup.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

That Was a Close Shave

I will replace my disposable razors with steel razors. Why not try using hair conditioner instead of shaving foam for that baby smooth feel?

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 25
DAILY ACTIONS

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

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 Smart

If traveling, I will bring my own plastic free items (water bottle, grocery bags, collapsible food containers, utensils, straws, etc.) with me.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Pearly Whites

I will purchase toothpaste in an aluminum tube or in a glass jar or make my own!

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Ashley Wales's avatar
    Ashley Wales 6/24/2020 4:42 PM
    I have chosen my actions.  I am looking forward to doing this challenge with all of you.  I hope you all enjoy doing this challenge and that you will enjoy the webinars as well.

    • Ashley Wales's avatar
      Ashley Wales 7/02/2020 8:37 AM
      Professor Lisa!  I enjoyed my classes with you.  I am looking forward to the webinar that you will be doing.  

    • Lisa Warman's avatar
      Lisa Warman 7/01/2020 12:27 PM
      Hi Ashley!  I miss you in class, but I am so happy to see and feel your presence here!

    • Jacqui McGrath's avatar
      Jacqui McGrath 6/25/2020 10:57 AM
      Thanks, Ashley! Your tip to create a daily "ecochallenge" phone reminder is such a good idea. I am going to set a couple alarms, one to remind me to log my actions and another to remind me to look for trash on my evening walk :) 

    • Andy Pierson's avatar
      Andy Pierson 6/25/2020 10:01 AM
      Awesome!