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July 1 - July 31, 2024

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POINTS TOTAL

  • 40 TODAY
  • 925 THIS WEEK
  • 8,045
    TOTAL

team impact

  • UP TO
    21
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    26
    food items
    properly stored
  • UP TO
    6.6
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • UP TO
    1
    conversation
    with a person
  • UP TO
    198
    minutes
    spent learning
  • UP TO
    236
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • UP TO
    20
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    17
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    74
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    2
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    13
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    1
    waste audit
    conducted
  • UP TO
    48
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    1
    whole food meal
    consumed

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  • July 16 at 3:38 PM
    Embracing imperfection impacted my plastic free journey by understanding the fact that any change on going eco-friendly is still contributing to something albeit a tiny amount.
  • July 16 at 3:32 PM
    The benefits of the practice of using stuff we have already own is to minimize waste that we might have throw into the environment if we only bought things that are one time use. It influence us to be crafty with what we have and is helpful practice for survival.
  • July 16 at 2:02 PM
    I'm excited because I bought a refillable travel toiletry set for my upcoming trips.
  • July 15 at 12:07 PM
    My plastic free ecochallenge is going well as I am not littering and recycling whatever plastic I can.
  • July 12 at 6:46 AM
    They way we are taught about expiration dates/sell by/etc. feels like it was based on urban legends or word of mouth. It became so widespread that we all just assumed it must be correct. It's was concerning to know that the US does not require expiration dates on food (except infant formula). This is seems wild to me, because we're taught to be...
  • July 10 at 2:36 PM
    I'm having a hard time finding some food items without plastic, so I have been re-thinking whether I need certain items.
  • July 10 at 9:57 AM
    To be honest I never really thought about this question. I just assumed it all went back to the rack to be resold. It was surprising to learn how many places do not do this; instead, they throw them the out. I had just made a few online purchases one store threw out the clothes. The other (JC Penney) not only restocks the clothes if they are...
  • July 9 at 7:52 AM
    I enjoyed picking up trash along the shoreline at the beach this weekend. It felt good removing those pieces so close to the water.
  • July 8 at 6:06 AM
    I learned my footprint is relatively small compared to others, but in the grand scheme it is still highly unsustainable. I thought I was good but I have a long way to go. I am fairly shocked, but motivated to do better. The big one I want to work on is my food shopping and making it more sustainable.
  • July 7 at 7:57 AM
    Rather than recycling small plastic items, I am saving them to be used in art projects with my Girl Scout troop in the fall (and educate them about plastics at the same time).

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