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July 1 - July 31, 2022

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Columbus Zoo Family of Parks

Lead and inspire by connecting people and wildlife.

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 27,844
    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    454
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    583
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,586
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    546
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    468
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,116
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    4.0
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    3.0
    donations
    made
  • up to
    106
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    141
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    11
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1.0
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    1,034
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • August 1 at 5:04 PM
    I learned that every little action helps. I am very capable of making changes for me/my family and encourage change around me.
  • August 1 at 1:11 PM
    We did it, team!! Plastic Free Ecochallenge 2022 is in the books! How did this month go for you?
  • July 31 at 5:13 PM
    Today I was at a festival. Any time I purchased any trinkets I used my own reusable shopping bag to put them in. The sellers were happy because they didn’t have to give me a bag and I was happy to create less waste!
  • July 31 at 5:10 PM
    I have really enjoyed this ecochallenge. It was at the forefront of my mind every day. Not only how can I reduce plastics, but really how can I make my footprint smaller in generating trash. Many of my new habits will stick with me. For example: I am using Dryer balls, no more straws or plastic lids, reusable baggies, no more detergent pods, no...
  • July 31 at 4:02 PM
    Im happy with what I've done this month and will obviously continue and hope to add other enviromentally conscious  actions to my personal challenge.
  • July 31 at 2:52 PM
    This challenge was difficult at times. It was awkward to tell cashiers I had my own bag. It was also difficult at some grocery stores for me to bag my own groceries because they have spinning bag holders that they use to bag groceries. They didn't have much room to place the groceries while I bagged. Some places just gave me bags anyway. It was...

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