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Julia Wehmeyer

Greensboro Science Center

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 115 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    6
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    3
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    20
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    1
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    7
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Julia's Actions

Community

Say No to Styrofoam

Throughout its life cycle, polystyrene (styrofoam) can harm people, communities, and the planet. I will refuse styrofoam whenever I can, making sure to kindly let people know why I'm asking for alternative packaging.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Sign a Petition

I will sign a petition in support of a plastic reduction-related initiative in my state/province.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Community

Estimate My Plastic Consumption and Go #PlasticNeutral

I will visit the rePurpose website, complete the 3-minute plastic consumption calculator, and explore how I can reBalance my annual plastic footprint.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 10 piece(s) of litter each day.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Learn about Local Environmental Justice Concerns

I will spend 30 minutes learning about how plastic pollution affects members of my own community and how organizations in my community are working for change.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Write Letters or Emails

I will write 3 letter(s) or email(s) per day to a public official or company to advocate for plastic reduction policies that are better for both the planet and people.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

Practice Sustainable Fashion

I will spend 30 minutes learning about the costs of fast fashion and begin trying to practice sustainable fashion in my own life.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Park/Street Clean Up

I will clean up trash at the local parks and around my neighborhood with my kids and recycle as appropriate.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Give Up Gum

I will give up gum or choose gum made from chicle or other plastic-free gum bases.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Use Reusables at Work

I will use reusable dishes and silverware when eating at work.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Use a Reusable Mug / Collapsible Cup

If possible, I will avoid sending 1 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day by using a reusable mug or bringing my own collapsible cup.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Buy Unpackaged Produce

I will purchase produce items without plastic packaging, making sure to wash them well before using them.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Minimize Packaging

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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