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July 1 - July 31, 2023

SCZ Azerbaijan Newt

Sedgwick County Zoo


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    disposable cups
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    spent learning
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    plastic bottles
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    plastic containers
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  • July 31 at 6:44 PM
    This was a really cool challenge. I look forward to keeping these habits and integrating more plastic free habits in my life in the future.
  • July 30 at 6:19 PM
    I can write in to law makers to have them enact laws to mandate companies to be responsible for the end of life of their products and prevent them from using the arrows on products that aren’t actually recyclable.
  • July 30 at 5:48 PM
    The numbers don’t mean that all places will recycle the product. I had thought that numbers 1-7 were safe bets to recycle but apparently number 6 is often not able to be recycled. I can keep more items that are not recyclable out of the recycling.
  • July 30 at 5:45 PM
    Tampons can cause toxic shock syndrome which is awful and yet they are mass marketed to people who have periods with little emphasis on the dangers of using them.
  • July 30 at 5:43 PM
    It seems that the product goes farther. My hand-soap bar lasted for three months which I think is longer than my liquid soap container. I helped support my location economy because I bought the hand-soap from a soap maker at the farmer’s market.
  • July 30 at 5:41 PM
    My parents have started taking action themselves to refuse single use plastic in areas of their lives they hadn’t before.
  • July 30 at 5:40 PM
    The amount of material waste humans produce is concerning me. We have focused so much on making things for money that we don’t consider where all of the stuff goes when we don’t use it anymore.
  • July 28 at 12:56 PM
    While going out for a walk, I picked up 3 empty plastic water bottles and one soda can to recycle once I was back from my walk.
  • July 19 at 7:03 PM
    Today I collected 12 plastic water bottles from an event I was at and took them home to recycle them since there was no recycle bin at the event.
  • July 15 at 7:09 PM
    I find it funny that focusing on one goal can sometimes add to ignoring other ways we can reduce plastic consumption. For example, opting to use paper bags at the grocery store instead of plastic bags. Then on that same trip, trying a new product because it’s convenient and not realizing it’s not aligned with reducing plastic use because it’s a...

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