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

SF Teaching Zoo Zero Wasters

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 11,275 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    87
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    14
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    5
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    439
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    10
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    274
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    190
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    315
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    6
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    100
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    3
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    462
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    525
    minutes
    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • July 31 at 5:54 PM
    I’m grateful for this month’s Eco Challenge. It’s been a privilege to share the journey with the SF College team! Maybe by next year, I will have even more challenging actions. I will continue to learn and change modify my habits.
  • July 31 at 6:29 AM
    This month was definitely harder than it seems.  EVERYTHING seems to have plastic.  I really wanted cauliflower but I couldn't find any that was not wrapped in plastic.  And that was just the beginning!  We have so much work to do!
  • July 30 at 5:26 PM
    So it does not seem that I am going to accomplish all that I have set out to do by the end of the month, tomorrow. But I am proud of the choices & changes that I did make and will continue. That's what is the great thing about these challenges is that you can figure out what works & what did not. I am still doing the changes that I made...
  • July 30 at 5:19 PM
    Got excited that I found a company that does plastic free wooden lures for my husband to fish with. I stepped out of my comfort zone and called them to ask some questions about their company. They are a Gainesville local company that make every lure by hand. The only down side was that their packaging is plastic. 
  • July 30 at 4:55 AM
    Everyone keep up the good deeds, the world becomes better with us taking personal responsibility, and then takings action. People take notice to what we do; While walking up to bus stop from a distance, I witnessed the same person I see at the Bus stop a bunch picking up trash near the bus stop like I've done this past month. I didn't...
  • July 28 at 6:21 PM
    My husband and I have been taking our tote with dishes, utensils and mason jars to church lunches each Sunday this month. It’s given us a chance to talk about the Eco Challenge and SF Zoo’s part in getting us involved. One member brought her own collapsible bowl today because of it. Another agreed thought we should join the Eco Challenge next...

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Competitions

Challenger Members Points Challenged Members Points  
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?: