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  • Brittany Gardner's avatar
    Brittany Gardner 7/21/2020 2:14 PM
    As of today I am the proud owner of a compost bin! I'm so excited! :) 

  • Brittany Gardner's avatar
    Brittany Gardner 7/13/2020 9:18 AM
    I recently switched to eco friendly laundry sheets after learning that over 700,000,000 plastic laundry jugs end up in our landfills, oceans, or incinerated every year. :( Check out Earth Breeze at https://www.earthbreeze.com/ and use CODE: ECOPAL for $5 off your first purchase!
      

  • Lynn Cox's avatar
    Lynn Cox 7/07/2020 12:59 PM
    To continue to improve on reducing my waste.
  • Reflection Question
    Community Estimate My Plastic Consumption and Go #PlasticNeutral
    What did you find out about your plastic consumption by using the calculator? What did or didn't surprise you?

    Lynn Cox's avatar
    Lynn Cox 7/07/2020 12:59 PM
    I use 10 % less plastic than most Americans, but its still not enough.  I was  surprised by how much more I use versus someone in India.

  • Allyson  Szydlowski 's avatar
    Allyson Szydlowski 7/07/2020 10:28 AM
    I didn't realize that the "LEARN MORE" tab under each selected action provided suggested links to videos and other insightful resources. I was looking to virtually tour a waste management facility for today's action and found the Single Stream Recycling - Tour a Material Recovery Facility (MRF). It is amazing how dependent we are on machinery for speed, yet how necessary a human being is for accuracy. I am definitely going to watch a few more to compare and contrast the different facilities. 
  • Reflection Question
    Lifestyle Travel Smart
    How can/did you prepare to be successful in this action? Did you engage in conversation with anyone about your new habit?

    Allyson  Szydlowski 's avatar
    Allyson Szydlowski 7/01/2020 1:21 PM
    My boyfriend and I have planned a camping trip for the 4th of July. We have purchased reusable bamboo cups, plates, bowls and silverware! We also purchased reusable Tupperware for fruits, vegetables, dips etc. All of these items will stay with the camper in a storage bin for repeated use! 

    • Rachel Handbury's avatar
      Rachel Handbury 7/02/2020 8:55 AM
      we are also going camping - what a great way to start the ecochallenge! Pack in/pack out mentality to continue on when we get back! thanks for sharing & have fun :)

  • Allyson  Szydlowski 's avatar
    Allyson Szydlowski 7/01/2020 11:22 AM
    July 1st! Can't wait to participate in the movement to refuse single-use plastics again:)