July 1 - July 31, 2020
July 1 - July 31, 2020

SF Teaching Zoo Zero Wasters

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

Points Total

  • 527 Today
  • 1,312 This Week
  • 11,936 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    26
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    19
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    127
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    12
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    130
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    299
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    99
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    11
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    33
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    7
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    152
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,297
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • July 14 at 2:53 PM
    I watched the "Story of Plastic" documentary today.  The images of all the plastic trash on the land and in rivers and oceans was disheartening.  My household recycles plastic items that is taken away by the waste management company.  Now I wonder if anything good is actually happening with it.  So, I need to reduce my plastic...
  • July 14 at 4:15 AM
    I find that breakfast is the easier meal to make that is plastic free. I you purchase bread from a bakery have them put it in a paper bag, buy eggs in a carton, and use spray butter to cook your eggs you are all set. 
  • July 13 at 9:40 PM
    To get more sleep and do more stretching 😻 
  • July 13 at 7:08 PM
    I find it very helpful to limit myself to go to the store about twice per month with a list of everything I need. I also try not to go to convenience stores unless I absolutely need something. This reduces a lot how much unnecessary items I buy. If there is something I want, but don't need, I have to wait till I go to a store, which sometimes...
  • July 13 at 1:38 PM
    Just finished our new produce bags! 6502EEBF-6E08-46DE-BFA9-45F69E58D3A8.jpeg 39.24 KB
  • July 13 at 10:42 AM
    I researched how to make homemade peanut butter and homemade dog biscuits.  It appears to be very easy!  Now I just need to get the basic ingredients I don't already have and make them.  What is even better, the homemade peanut butter will be used in the dog biscuits too!

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