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July 1 - July 31, 2021

Life's Fantastic, With No Plastic!

Virginia Aquarium

Points Total

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  • 11,990
    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    20
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    97
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    5
    donations
    made
  • up to
    50
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1,065
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    987
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    212
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    426
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    152
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    210
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    0
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    4
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    95
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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Recent updates from this team
  • August 6 at 7:28 PM
    Since I can still post, I figure I’ll pop this on here. I’ve been peeling the plastic window off pasta boxes forever but now Lidl will save me a step. How cool 😎
  • August 1 at 10:37 AM
    This was a relatively easy one because my family is already packing our food with us for most travel, especially when camping. Packing most of your food is beneficial in many ways, from helping to manage a healthy diet, to saving time and money while traveling. Of course, packing in reusable containers just makes sense!
  • August 1 at 10:30 AM
    Most of us have many options available for food storage that can eliminate the need for single use plastic bags and containers. Reusable containers are an obvious option, but we also find ourselves in situations where we don't currently have good choices - such as my favorite take-out restaurant that still uses many single-use products. There...
  • August 1 at 10:20 AM
    It as a good experience beyond the benefits of the fresh produce because we are spending time outside, paying attention to the natural wonders of the garden, and using our compost for the benefit of enriching the soil. 
  • August 1 at 10:17 AM
    First, it is very difficult to purchase many items without single use plastics. This emphasizes the need for re-thinking the supply chain, for reducing dependence on plastics, and for extended producer responsibility for plastic packaging. In the mean time, we can make good choices whenever and wherever they exist. 
  • August 1 at 10:13 AM
    I believe the plastic packaging for produce is believed to serve the consumer, but it also has been widely adopted by the producers and retailers. We can market and shop for produce without single-use plastic, but we have to have the will to do it! 

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Challenger: Virginia Zoo Staff & Volunteers Challenger Team Members: 53 Challenger Points: 10988 Winning?: VS. Challenged: Life's Fantastic, With No Plastic! Challenged Team Members: 45 Challenged Points: 11990 Winning?: