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July 1 - July 31, 2021

Toronto Zoo

Toronto Zoo

Toronto Zoo Staff and Volunteers working together to reduce the amount of plastics being used.

Points Total

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    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    24
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    3
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    38
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    6
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    3
    donations
    made
  • up to
    46
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1,363
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    642
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    5
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    246
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    444
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    118
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    102
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    22
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    100
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • July 29 at 2:17 PM
    Hi All, just wanted to give a high fives to everyone who is participating this month. Way to go, you only have two more days.  Anyone developed a new habit?
  • July 29 at 7:26 AM
    The fact is that styrofoam is cheap and easy. I can understand why certain restaurants and fast-food companies opt for the use of styrofoam when packaging their take-out: it's inexpensive, tidy and does a good job at keeping food warm in transit. I recently had to purchase disposable plates and cutlery for a community Zoo event. We were...
  • July 29 at 7:16 AM
    The truth seems to be that many big businesses care more about the bottom line than about their long-term commitment to the planet. So how do we encourage them to adopt more sustainable practices when it comes to making and packaging their products? We put our money where our mouths are. By turning our backs on unsustainable products and...
  • July 27 at 7:26 AM
    Hi All, hope your month has been going well.  I'm finding some challenges are very easy to follow, but others still need reminders.  How are you setting up your reminders? How are you all doing with this year's challenge?
  • July 26 at 8:28 AM
    Great! It is easy to go plastic free.
  • July 26 at 7:31 AM
    I enjoy cooking so it's an easy transition/task and having collected my own research on foods that are less processed further motivates me to prepare my own food (better for digestion, overall health, etc.).

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