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July 1 - July 31, 2021

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YES! Magazine

YES! Media is a nonprofit, independent publisher of solutions journalism. It publishes the quarterly print and digital YES! Magazine, and daily at www.yesmagazine.org. Through rigorous reporting on the positive ways communities are responding to social problems and insightful commentary that sparks constructive discourse, YES! inspires people to build a more just, sustainable, and compassionate world.

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Team Impact

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    96
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    4
    community events
    hosted or attended
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    183
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
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    11
    documentaries
    watched
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    3
    donations
    made
  • up to
    165
    conversations
    with people
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    6,170
    minutes
    spent learning
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    1,174
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    41
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    288
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,851
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    549
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
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    384
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    69
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    18
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    10
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    1,038
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • August 5 at 7:40 AM
    This has been an interesting experience.  Thanks to Yes! for promoting and leading my team. Onward with renewed vigor to just say NO to plastic at personal and policy levels.
  • August 3 at 6:48 AM
    A family health crisis has made a major adjustment to my life. I'm still taking trash pickup walks every day, working in the garden, minimizing plastic use, etc., but there has just been no time to record actions on a regular basis. I have enjoyed what I've learned and especially liked knowing that there's a big team working together - not just...
  • August 2 at 12:25 AM
    Done. It was not that easy finding stores after COVID that still sell produce individually and not wrapped in plastic. However, I found 2 stores that do and complained to a couple of others.
  • August 2 at 12:23 AM
    I have been using my own reusable grocery bags for 40 years.
  • August 2 at 12:21 AM
    It feels good to eat less processed foods.
  • August 2 at 12:20 AM
    Only certain stores don’t portion out foods into individual portions contained in plastic. I shopped in the few stores that sell items in paper or individually without plastic

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