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July 1 - July 31, 2022

American College of Healthcare Sciences

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Points Total

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  • 0 This Week
  • 10,618
    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    168
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    293
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,021
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    106
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    271
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    614
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    1.0
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    2.0
    donations
    made
  • up to
    86
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    132
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    3.0
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    1.0
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    277
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • July 30 at 2:35 PM
    I think what surprises me the most are companies that purposely use microplastic like toothpaste or facial wash.  I also bet you didn't know these microbeads can get embedded in your gums. Another reason to purchase zero waste products. 
  • July 29 at 8:25 AM
    How is everyone feeling about achieving their plastic-free goals? I hope those of you new to the challenge feel inspired to continue your actions when the challenge is over. Let's reduce our carbon footprint together. ACHS Rocks!
  • July 28 at 8:15 AM
    I think many of us still have a NIMBY mentality, and you cannot bury your head to avoid the need for equal protection and meaningful involvement in the equitable distribution of environmental benefits. I am not sure if people are afraid to approach the issue, choose to ignore it, or just don’t want to deal with it. Watching a documentary is a...
  • July 28 at 7:24 AM
    With farmer markets open and so many farms-to-table choices, this goal is not difficult to achieve in July.  I changed it up a bit. I am making this challenge year-round and prepping for the months ahead. This has included harvesting, canning, and prepping to reduce store-bought packaged items in the winter months. My daughter has been the...
  • July 27 at 6:23 PM
    Using Ridwell to recycle / reuse plastics.  They take clear plastic / plastic film and #1 plastic bottles and clamshells. Have been using this service for a couple months.  They also take in clothing to be repurposed, batteries, lightbulbs each pickup, and some other items occasionally, like bike parts, or bread tags / plastic bottle tops, and...
  • July 27 at 8:47 AM
    I know in most of my reflections, I have mentioned that I have a natural disdain for plastic. This reflection makes me wonder if I am just cheap and lazy. So many reusable eco-friendly bag options are available online and in major stores, so why use plastic? I like my reusable mesh bags because I don't have to keep buying the plastic...

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  • July 31, 2022
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 7/31/22
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  • July 31, 2022
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 7/31/22
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  • July 31, 2022
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 7/31/22
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  • July 30, 2022
    Answered a Reflection Question
    + 15
  • July 30, 2022
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 7/30/22
    + 5
  • July 29, 2022
    Completed Actions Assessment
    + 1
  • July 29, 2022
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 7/29/22
    + 5
  • July 29, 2022
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 7/29/22
    + 5
  • July 27, 2022
    Completed EcoPro One-Time Action
    + 10
  • July 26, 2022
    Completed EcoPro One-Time Action
    + 10

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