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

Reinstein Woods

Reinstein Woods NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 685 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    3
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    6
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    0
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    15
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • July 16 at 10:09 AM
    Since plastic recycling has declined in many places due to the loss of the recycling market, reducing plastic use is more important than ever!
  • July 8 at 9:55 AM
    I wish we could create more than one of our own actions in this challenge! There are things that I've learned about as part of this challenge that are not offered (at least not exactly) as an "action."  For example, I am going to set up a water bottle/takeout container/silverware station in each of my family's vehicles, to make it...
  • July 7 at 9:08 AM
    I am getting rid of my fleece jacket and buying a Guppy Friend bag. Next time my work orders uniforms, I will advocate for natural fiber clothing. 
  • July 5 at 6:11 AM
    Here are some things I realized about eating at a fast food restaurant, which sometimes becomes a necessity due to life constraints:- I always go into the restaurant and order “for here” so I don’t have to get a plastic take out bag even if I’m leaving with the food. - people don’t look at you funny if you bring in a reusable water bottle...
  • July 5 at 6:06 AM
    Plastic wrap in some cases helps group items together, but we need to find more sustainable products to serve that purpose. For example, It’s nearly impossible to find organic bananas in my area without a plastic & paper band around the bunch. 
  • July 2 at 10:38 AM
    We even brought reusable mugs and water bottles on vacation! There were a few times when we got disposables, but we brought as much as possible that could be recycled home with us. 

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