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

The Order of the Sea Turtles

Virginia Aquarium

Points Total

  • 185 Today
  • 1,464 This Week
  • 2,817 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    public officials or leaders
  • up to
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
  • up to
    zero-waste meals
  • up to
    waste audits
  • up to
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • July 3 at 10:09 AM
    Went to LIDL last night and had to make some hard decisions.  I didn't buy the green peppers because they were on a single-use plastic tray wrapped in plastic.  
  • July 3 at 9:21 AM
    Today, I'm gonna make plastic free (and vegan) potato salad for the 4th with potatoes my dad grew, vegan aioli (made with aquafaba), and mustard from a glass jar. Not perfect, but baby steps in the right direction! How are you guys getting ready for the 4th?!
  • July 2 at 2:28 PM
    ANOTHER THING: We earn points just by posting on here each day. So give your team an update or encouragement post every day! 
  • July 2 at 2:26 PM
    WELP. Last night I bought a cannoli from the Harris Teeter bakery, and they gave it to me in a HUGE plastic container. Like, that container could have fit 6 cannolis. Anyway, that container will soon be given a second life as a seed-sprouting container. I've decided to try my best this year but not be too hard on myself if I don't do everything...
  • July 2 at 1:11 PM
    I invited the VAQ Foundation Board to join the challenge!
  • July 2 at 11:25 AM
    Who is having fun with this?

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