July 1 - July 31, 2019
July 1 - July 31, 2019

ZooTampa Staff & Volunteers

ZooTampa at Lowry Park

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 24,320 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    403
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    3
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    32
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    3
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    726
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    28
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1,044
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    882
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    935
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    9
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    81
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    donations
    made
  • up to
    8
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    1,288
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,170
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • July 31 at 5:55 PM
    Another incredible Plastic Free EcoChallenge in the books. Great Job ZooTampa Team! 
  • July 31 at 5:46 PM
    People are very "out of sight out of mind" that is why participating in this challenge is so beneficial. It brings our consumption habits to the forefront of our minds. After several weeks of participating I am hyper aware of little things, like which restaurants use ceramic or metal sauce containers and which have single-use plastic...
  • July 31 at 5:00 PM
    I think that bamboo toothbrushes are great. I do not currently compost, so I am worried about how to properly dispose of it once I need a replacement brush. But it definitely uses less plastic and is an easy switch!
  • July 31 at 4:58 PM
    Packing for a trip with my reusable, travel-size  Plaine bottles for shampoo and body wash, reusable straws, and snacks in reusable baggies. 
  • July 31 at 4:20 PM
    It was very easy for me to bring all of the reusable items. The hard part was convincing my family that we needed to use the items instead of paper plates, plastic bags, and plastic cups. I convinced them that I would do any dishes we created and I would bring all bags/cups/containers with us places for everyone to use. It was hard because my...
  • July 31 at 4:10 PM
    I would explain to them I just don’t want to use the single-use plastic or styrofoam containers when I have my own reusable ones. I could tell them that it would cost them less money in the long run. If they have a problem because of sanitation, I’d ask them to just put everything on one of their plates and I’d transfer it myself. If they even...

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