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

Seattle Zero Waste

Seattle Zero Waste

WE EMPOWER AND INSPIRE PEOPLE TO REDUCE THEIR WASTE THROUGH MEANINGFUL RELATIONSHIPS AND COLLABORATION

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 2,190 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    14
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    7
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    30
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    60
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    33
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    2
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    18
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    2
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    1
    donations
    made
  • up to
    240
    minutes
    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • July 29 at 9:23 AM
    One of the things I'm most proud of as a result of this challenge is that I've inspired others in my life to make changes. I am completely ok with being the (anti) trash girl! 
  • July 24 at 8:53 PM
    Typically I'm picking up litter where I'm walking, so it becomes very personal... as if people are littering in my own home. I have an enhanced feeling of ownership and pride in where I live... especially when it's free of trash
  • July 23 at 1:56 PM
    To kick this off, I sent out a survey to my whole team asking about their single-use lunchware. Based on the responses, I will invest in some reusable, washable cutlery for the team so they don't have to bring utensils from home, or so they have an option when they forget their cutlery or want to eat something quick at work without generating...
  • July 22 at 6:34 PM
    Well, this isn't about deodorant, but rather other body and household products with clean ingredients, and which can be purchased at my food coop in bulk, rather than my having to purchase yet another plastic bottle of product. I can and now do buy in bulk: dishwashing soap, shampoo, body wash, and lotion.
  • July 22 at 4:48 PM
    Yesterday, I made a stop at Lush to do some "zero-waste research." It turns out, they have several "naked" products that come package-free! I'm excited to try their toothpaste tabs, hair products, and facial cleanser disks when I run out of those things at home. I also love that you can bring your containers back to Lush and...
  • July 21 at 11:26 AM
    Today, I was doing research on sustainable nail polish solutions, and stumbled across the website Tabithas Eve. I just purchased a biodegradable loofah, reusable sponges, and handkerchiefs! I am so excited for my haul! 

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Competitions

Challenger Members Points Challenged Members Points  
Challenger: South Sound Zero Waste Challenger Team Members: 29 Challenger Points: 1658 Winning?: VS. Challenged: Seattle Zero Waste Challenged Team Members: 26 Challenged Points: 2190 Winning?:  
Challenger: Seattle Zero Waste Challenger Team Members: 26 Challenger Points: 2190 Winning?: VS. Challenged: SF Teaching Zoo Zero Wasters Challenged Team Members: 58 Challenged Points: 11275 Winning?: