July 1 - July 31, 2019
July 1 - July 31, 2019

Beyond BYOBag Warwick

Sustainable Warwick

Making a difference in our backyard and beyond!

Points Total

  • 60 Today
  • 653 This Week
  • 2,432 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    41
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    8
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    86
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    1
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    75
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • July 21 at 1:43 PM
    Plastic Film on tissue boxes... Why?  Please sign my petition to Kimberly-Clark, maker of Kleenex and many other paper products, asking them to rethink the film and get back to basics. Cardboard alone worked just fine for a very long time.  http://chng.it/FtYQm4c2ZD Screen Shot 2019-07-21 at 4.23.29 PM.png 254.46 KB
  • July 20 at 9:30 PM
    Didn't get out today, at the computer working. Too hot to go running about anyway. Tomorrow is another day!But, a few days ago I took this photo and forgot to post it. Instead of a ziplock I save bags from purchases and reuse them. This one is from buying loose tea in bulk. The bag is plenty roomy and works just fine for crackers or cookies...
  • July 20 at 7:50 PM
    It's cheaper than buying throw aways over and over.
  • July 20 at 7:47 PM
    Thanks for the great idea Christy! I used it to wrap up and freeze my homemade buttermilk waffles this morning. A sheet of waxed paper and an old, saved tin is much better than using a lot of aluminum foil like I usually do. 20190720_121051.jpg 3.31 MB
  • July 19 at 2:58 PM
    The essential problem with plastic is that the short-term cost is so small while the long-term cost is so big. And, we tend to be very short-term in our thinking processes. When we reach out to public officials, we're basically telling them we have the long-term picture in mind, and the more that message is shared, the more chance we'll make a...
  • July 19 at 2:26 PM
    When I work in NYC on weekends, I like to eat at Dig Inn, which serves Farm-to-Counter food, much of it grown up in Orange County, near my home. I ALWAYS re-use the plastic lid from the compostable bowl, so my current lid probably has well in excess of 100 uses. (The folks behind the counter perhaps suspect I've flipped by lid.... They also...

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