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July 1 - July 31, 2020

American College of Healthcare Sciences

American College of Healthcare Sciences

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  • 0 This Week
  • 19,696 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    4
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    213
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    8
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    3
    donations
    made
  • up to
    21
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    2,666
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    2,913
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    7
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    150
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    558
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    490
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    235
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    7
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    368
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • August 3 at 10:55 AM
    One of the ways I have always helped to reduce use of plastic is following the three Rs, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Though now a days the recycle portion does not really occur, or is very limited where one can recycle their plastics.  So the first two Rs are important. I always will reuse my plastic bread bags, sandwich bags, freezer bags, etc....
  • August 2 at 4:47 AM
    July is over, but/and our work is not! For anyone that hasn't seen the Story of Plastic yet, check it out and consider hosting a virtual screening (free!): https://www.storyofplastic.org/  There are some great educational resources to accompany the film: https://algalita.org/story-of-plastic/
  • August 1 at 6:12 AM
    I wouldn’t say it was difficult but eye opening. I never realized how much plastic we use every day. I made some permanent changes since the challenge began but have a long way to go. What did make it challenging to make easy changes was the inability to take your own bags to the grocery store due to COVID. I will keep trying to improve each...
  • July 31 at 5:52 PM
    This is last day of the Challenge, and until today I wasn't sure how to answer this question. But I watched The Story of Plastic this morning and I was very moved by it. I can see now that the reduction of plastic packaging, and moving away from plastic manufacturing in a big way, has become a matter of life or death for us all. I will watch...
  • July 31 at 2:11 PM
    I wasn't very surprised, but I do feel bad about ordering takeout in plastic. I have definitely been doing this more during COVID. My goal is to work on ordering takeout only from places that use sustainable takeout packaging. I have also been working on replacing lotion and shampoo containers with ones with more sustainable packaging as I run...
  • July 31 at 11:04 AM
    I did not have time to post daily, but all month I did not send any plastics to the landfills. Nor did I buy any plastic items or anything packaged in plastic (though I did use my recyclable 'everfresh green veggie bags' when buying veggies at the farm markets. 

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