July 1 - July 31, 2019
July 1 - July 31, 2019

Polymeric Purge Party

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

The mission of the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is to inspire conservation of the marine environment through education, research, and sustainable practices.

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 23,083 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    153
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    20
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    117
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    1,136
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    124
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1,460
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    743
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    125
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1,659
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    11
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    207
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    8
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    3
    donations
    made
  • up to
    1,677
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,234
    minutes
    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • July 31 at 4:39 PM
    Although I had thought of different ways to reduce  my plastic use in the past, this challenge made me get creative involving my family and friends, too. It’s been fun and eye-opening!!
  • July 31 at 2:23 PM
    I think after this month I am ready to carry all the tools I learned to remain plastic free (or rather as plastic free as I can manage) for a lifetime! I think our team did a lot better this year and I hope everyone learned a lot to take with them forever!
  • July 31 at 11:57 AM
    Thanks P3 Team and Allie for a great Plastic Free July effort!    Cheers to all who participated!
  • July 31 at 11:51 AM
    Almost done! Or is it just the beginning?
  • July 31 at 11:36 AM
    We made it y'all!! I hope everyone learned a lot and had fun. Make sure you come to the staff meeting next week for prizes and updates on the impact we made!! I also hope we all carry our new habits forward with us and come back ready to kick the Zoo's butt next year!
  • July 31 at 9:48 AM
    I learned a lot just by participating in this contest. I never knew July was plastic free month nor have I seen any advertising on it as well. I have learned my opportunities & will continue to build on what my wife & I already do to minimize waste & benefit mother earth. Next year, I hope the website is more user friendly &...

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Competitions

Challenger Members Points Challenged Members Points  
Challenger: Polymeric Purge Party Challenger Team Members: 111 Challenger Points: 23083 Winning?: VS. Challenged: Virginia Zoo (non)Plastics Challenged Team Members: 93 Challenged Points: 27181 Winning?: