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July 1 - July 31, 2022

WashU Plastic Free

Washington University in Saint Louis

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    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    144
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    224
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,053
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    260
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    132
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    156
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    2.0
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    14
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    22
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    410
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • July 31 at 9:31 PM
    As we wrap this Plastic Free Ecochallenge, I would to thank our WashU Team Captain, Anna Haudrich, for keeping us motivated to connect and to share our actions with the entire community.  My biggest surprise with this challenge was my switch to the ecofriendly laundry sheets by "Sheets Laundry Club."  I did not see that one coming,...
  • July 29 at 7:56 PM
    I painted more rocks for the bike trail last night.  I started distributing them on the other side of the bike trail as they have baseball fields.  I was pleasantly surprised to find the area 95% free of plastic.  That was awesome! I still need to search the end of that side of the trail because there are many businesses located there.  I took...
  • July 29 at 6:31 AM
    It is helpful to have the daily reinforcement of my goals to reduce plastic use. I hope that I can continue to meet those goals after the eco challenge ends.
  • July 28 at 5:57 PM
    Today I began my day taking pictures of trash/plastic on the streets around me.  I plan to use these pictures and others to collaborate with data collection for the UN Decade of Ocean Science.  This year in Nairobi, 175 countries agreed on negotiating a global legally binding treaty to end plastic pollution by 2024.  This really is a big...
  • July 27 at 10:08 PM
    Rocks for the biking trail. A simple message: "Be #PlasticFree."  I distributed the rocks as I biked along the  trail. I was surprised when I went back to the parking lot, as someone acknowledged this initiative by leaving a candy wrap under a rock I left on one of the benches.  This is a great start of my journey.
  • July 27 at 9:59 PM
    Biking Trail-small cleanup effort left the entrance #PlasticFree.

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