July 1 - July 31, 2019

Tina Walsh

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Save the Sea Turtles team

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,318 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1
    donations
    made
  • up to
    90
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    124
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    31
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    93
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    93
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    93
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Challenges

Food

Cook a Zero-Plastic Waste Meal

I will prepare 3 meal(s) at home each day without using any items packaged in single-use plastic.

COMPLETED 31
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Skip the Straw

I will keep 3 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill per day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 31
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Use Reusable Utensils

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

COMPLETED 31
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 31
DAILY CHALLENGES

Personal Care

Pretty oh so Pretty

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Personal Care

Pearly Whites

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Lifestyle

Travel Eating

If traveling, I will bring my own airplane snacks and eat at local restaurants to avoid take-out containers.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Lifestyle

Natural Fibers

When available, I will purchase clothing made with natural fibers, such as cotton, linen, or wool, rather than synthetic fibers.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Raise Money For a Nonprofit

I will raise money to support a nonprofit dedicated to plastic pollution reduction.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Lifestyle

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary film about waste with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 31
DAILY CHALLENGES

Community

Share My Actions

I will make my environmental actions visible by posting to my social media networks.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Lifestyle

Complete a Waste Audit

I will conduct a waste audit - including recyclables and compost - to understand how much waste I create and where I can reduce the most.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Personal Care

Lather Up

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Create Your Own Action

Caps

I am collecting caps to used to make prosthetics for vets

COMPLETED 28
DAILY CHALLENGES

Feed


  • Tina Walsh 7/31/2019 3:41 PM
    Way to go everyone. Thank you all again keep those caps coming.

  • Tina Walsh 7/30/2019 3:58 PM
    Just a reminder the caps are a continuing project. We are now onto bag 17. Let’s keep doing a great job. As always thank you everyone for all your help.

  • Tina Walsh 7/30/2019 3:56 PM
    Keep those caps coming. Let’s finish up strong with this challenge.

  • Tina Walsh 7/29/2019 3:48 PM
    Keep those caps coming. We are making a difference for kids and vets.

  • Tina Walsh 7/28/2019 11:48 AM
    Only a few days left in the challenge. Let’s finish strong.

  • Tina Walsh 7/28/2019 4:19 AM
    Keep bringing in those caps everyone. We are making a difference. Thank you all for your help.

  • Tina Walsh 7/27/2019 10:25 AM
    Keep bringing those caps. We are all doing a great thing and I will be forever thankful for all of you that are helping. Something so simple is making a big difference.

  • Tina Walsh 7/27/2019 10:24 AM
    Just a few days left in this challenge. I have made some changes for a better environment 

  • Tina Walsh 7/25/2019 3:44 PM
    Six days left. Please keep those caps coming. I am so thankful for everyone getting behind this project.

  • Tina Walsh 7/24/2019 5:16 PM
    Thank you all for all the caps. Keep them coming we are doing a great thing.