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July 1 - July 31, 2020

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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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    pieces of plastic cutlery
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    plastic straws
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    waste audits
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    zero-waste meals

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  • July 29 at 9:38 AM
    I was able to do a large scale recycling audit for my work. It is abundantly apparent after visiting a MRF that our 'single stream' culture and the habits that go with are a huge problem in our world today. People wish-cycle so much stuff thinking they are saving the world when in reality they are contaminating the good recycling and preventing...
  • July 27 at 1:15 PM
    That's a big question! I guess it's the "out of sight, out of mind" concept. But it helps to remember that there is no "away." This experience has reminded me to check in with myself regularly about my habits. Sometimes I drift away from the more sustainable option (for various reasons) and just need a reminder of why I...
  • July 27 at 1:12 PM
    In spite of avoiding convenience foods and individually-wrapped items, I still use so much plastic in the kitchen. Can't wait until the bulk bins are safe and allowed again! I really like buying food that way. It reduces the plastic packaged food I buy by ~80% and makes me eat healthier. I do get the allure of single use/convenience items...
  • July 21 at 2:40 PM
    Household cleaning products use a lot of plastic, which encourages me to continue just making my own cleaning products.
  • July 16 at 11:11 AM
    Today I switched my big plastic moisturizer that ran out with an oil in glass. It is more expensive but has definitely made my skin care routine feel more luxurious. I advocate these low-waste ideas to my friends and family by starting real conversations about changes like this that I make. But always make sure to keep it positive and not shame...
  • July 16 at 11:07 AM
    We are halfway through! What can you do for these next two weeks to accelerate your impact? 💫

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