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

UNMC/Nebraska Medicine LiveGreen

Nebraska Medicine and University of Nebraska Medical Center

Reduce plastic use--saving resources, reducing emissions, eliminating waste, all of which makes for a healthier planet and healthier humans.

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Team Impact

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    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
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    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
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    with people
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    pieces of litter
    picked up
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    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
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    spent learning

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  • July 1 at 5:04 PM
    I just started my tomatoes 2 weeks ago and have over an inch of growth. Can't wait to eat them.
  • June 30 at 5:55 PM
    In the headlines today--not plastic related but all part of the same disregard when it comes to taking care of our planet.https://www.newsweek.com/south-pole-earth-fastest-warming-1514292Koalas could be extinct by 2050.https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-53231348
  • June 29 at 9:02 AM
    I joined a compost club last month and so far don't mind the extra work to collect it and take it out to the facility. Since it's a commercial operation, I can even include meat scraps which I wouldn't do with backyard composting. Once I take out all the food scraps, peelings, tissues, and paper towels, I usually have only about half a bag of...
  • June 29 at 8:53 AM
    I don't use social media much so I don't reach a lot of people--I  friended only six people and limit posts to just them. Personally, I think there are too many nuances lost when not communicating face to face. We all know how often we don't actually read an email or misinterpret what's written. So if you're scanning posts, tweets, etc., how...
  • June 28 at 4:40 PM
    PBS Newshour had "The Plastic Problem" on the show today. I'm glad to see serious news on the problem being shown.
  • June 27 at 12:31 PM
    Just picked up my new glasses today. Of course they're plastic--frames and lenses--so we can't get away from plastic entirely. The lenses are so thick that I have to use thicker plastic frames and if they were glass, they'd be too heavy to wear. On the bright side, the last pair of distance glasses I bought was 30 years ago. Those were well...

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