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July 1 - July 31, 2022

Puget Sound Plastic Free

University of Puget Sound

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 2,309
    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    21
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    44
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    207
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    41
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    67
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    160
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    1.0
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    35
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    35
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    330
    minutes
    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • July 29 at 9:13 AM
    I've found that it is actually pretty easy for me to find/create more sustainable toys for my cats. They are easily entertained by a lot of stuff. I reuse paper bags I get for them to play in, as well as any other reusable shopping bags I have too. Any sort of bag or box they love and will play with. I can also use old shoelaces or detached...
  • July 27 at 2:09 PM
    The calculator estimated my plastic consumption to be about 43.30kg (95 pounds) a year. My plastic consumption is 48.15% lower than the average American. The highest category of my plastic consumption is in groceries and cooking, which I am not surprised about. Sometimes it can be really hard to find foods with no plastic packaging in stores,...
  • July 25 at 10:00 AM
    I re-read the chapters on fashion in Inconspicuous Consumption, and spend some time browsing EcoCult. 
  • July 21 at 3:02 PM
    I did pick up a coffee and pastry out and about, which involved two items headed to the landfill. In a behavior change win, however, instead of picking up take out for lunch, I went home and grabbed leftovers on my lunch break. I have a late meeting tonight, which usually means picking up takeout before hand since I won't have time to cook...
  • July 20 at 8:46 AM
    Re: plastic free beauty - I have already been using refillable moisturizer from Drop in the Ocean (it's good!). I needed more night cream, and intentionally sought out one that was packaged in glass, rather than plastic. I also went with plastic-free deodorant from Native when my previous bar ran out. 
  • July 20 at 8:34 AM
    I don't think he plays differently (though I feel a lot better about him chewing on things that aren't plastic). He does get more variety though, when I can find some random thing in the kitchen and hand it to him to play with ("let's drum with a spatula! Here's a whisk!"). 

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Competitions

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Challenger: CSUF Sustainability Challenger Team Members: 6 Challenger Points: 2028 Winning?: VS. Challenged: Puget Sound Plastic Free Challenged Team Members: 8 Challenged Points: 2309 Winning?: