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July 1 - July 31, 2021

West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country

Green Party of Canada

Points Total

  • 5 Today
  • 140 This Week
  • 1,371 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    2
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    3
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    70
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    74
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    11
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    22
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • July 31 at 10:13 AM
    I am more conscious now and will be increasingly aware of plastic reduction and avoidance. Thank you!!
  • July 17 at 3:04 PM
    I made some muffins this morning that I wanted to freeze for later use. I usually store them in plastic bags--and I did open the drawer where I keep emergency bags from the days of that bad old habit--but then I found a glass container and a silicone bag that could hold them. I have come to hate putting food into plastic. That is bad for the...
  • July 14 at 8:27 AM
    Participating in this ecochallenge is raising my consciousness about the ways I can continue to reduce my waste footprint. I've always cared about this, and have been called a 'greenie' by friends and family since I was a child, but I'm learning ways I can do better. This challenge is helping me become more mindful about this important topic....
  • July 12 at 8:22 AM
    Yesterday I was packing a finger-food hiking snack for my grandkids--carrot sticks, cherries, cucumber slices, apple slices, etc., and wondered how to package them for carrying. At home, I usually use glass containers, but that would've been too heavy for the hike. My normal go-to wrap for the refrigerator is beeswax, but that's awkward for...
  • July 10 at 2:17 PM
    Although I haven't completed my daily actions checklist as often as I would have liked to have done, I've been consciously attending to reducing my plastic waste this month, and sharing my actions with friends and family. I'm now using silicone and glass alternatives to wrapping and saving food, using my own reusable bags when shopping, and...
  • July 8 at 12:30 AM
    Thus far I can't see any economic benefits as the bulk soaps we've been buying are more expensive than the liquid soaps that come in the disposable plastic pump bottles. But, we've been buying the bulk liquid soap anyhow and putting it in the plastic pump bottles so that they are lasting through at least 10 refill cycles.  And we're using bar...

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