July 1 - July 31, 2020
July 1 - July 31, 2020

Maryland Zoo

Maryland Zoo

Points Total

  • 2,179 Today
  • 2,179 This Week
  • 28,030 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    53
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    81
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    10
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    636
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    12
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    548
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    898
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    19
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1,641
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    11
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    288
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    5
    donations
    made
  • up to
    6
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    423
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2,476
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • July 13 at 7:42 PM
    Last year my husband fought me tooth and nail over this conservation stuff, with his untimely passing this year, our sons and daughter are more eager to join and learn. 
  • July 13 at 4:49 PM
    Since the 1950s, around 8.3 billion tons of plastic have been produced worldwide.
  • July 13 at 3:59 PM
    Amazing job guys! We are really pulling ahead. Showing that we are participating in this competition and saving the world one step at a time!
  • July 13 at 1:43 PM
    The ecochallenge has provided a bright spot during covid.  
  • July 13 at 11:54 AM
    I thoroughly enjoyed participating in the Challenge for the prior 2 years in the Maryland Zoo Team.  I over did things by committing to many, many challenges. This year my strategy was to select fewer and really delve into the dimensions of each. I'm happy I did because this year's experience was about learning and sustaining what I learned...
  • July 13 at 11:48 AM
    The big game away is distilled white vinegar and water will clean many surfaces. It's a general purpose cleaner with many variations. Making laundry soap is a bit more complex than ordering a bottle of Mrs Meyers from Grove Collaborative. The major difference in making vs buying cleaning products is that you know the ingredients in your...

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