Angela Ameling

Environmental Learning Center Vero Beach

"I’m passionate about going green and saving green"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 416 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    9
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    18
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Angela's Actions

Transport

Use Muscle Power

Multiple Transportation Solutions

I will cut my car trip mileage by only taking necessary trips, and I will only use muscle-powered transportation for all other trips.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Materials

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

Bioplastics

I will avoid buying and using 1 single-use plastics and instead replace them with durable options.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Reduce Animal Products

Plant-Rich Diets

I will enjoy 1 meatless or vegan meal(s) each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Transport Use Muscle Power
    How do your transportation choices affect your engagement in your community? Does your experience or enjoyment differ while walking, riding transit, biking or driving?

    Angela Ameling 7/12/2020 8:01 AM
    I love taking walks and I do so as often as possible, not only to get exercise but to enjoy the outdoors which is soothing to me. I also walk to the local farmers market to get local produce once a week. I like supporting my local farmers. My dream is to live so close to work I can bike to work on a regular basis. 

  • Angela Ameling 7/12/2020 7:57 AM
    Reused a brown bag from a fast food restaurant to ripen my avacados

  • Angela Ameling 7/12/2020 7:57 AM
    Today I walked to the farmers market and used a bag I crochet to cart the groceries. No plastics used and I reduced my carbon footprint while getting exercise 

  • Angela Ameling 7/09/2020 2:27 PM
    I crocheted a coffee sleeve to replace the disposable one. I also did not take a bag at any of the stores I visited today running errands 

  • Angela Ameling 7/08/2020 10:22 AM
    I have  used a reusable coffee mug the last two days and made my coffee at home 

  • Angela Ameling 7/06/2020 9:35 AM
    I supported local and bought fresh fruits, veggies and herbs from my local farmers market. I used a canvas shopping bag so no plastics were used- not even in packaging 
  • Reflection Question
    Food Reduce Animal Products
    Why do people in richer countries eat more meat than people in other places? How does eating more meat affect our bodies, our planet, and other people?

    Angela Ameling 7/06/2020 9:33 AM
    Today I had a Caesar salad for lunch. 
  • Reflection Question
    Materials Reduce Single-Use Disposables
    What single-use items (e.g. straws, coffee cups, vegetable bags, plastic bags) do you regularly use? What could be substituted instead?

    Angela Ameling 7/05/2020 10:44 AM
    I replaced plastic wrap with beeswax wraps for food storage

  • Angela Ameling 7/04/2020 10:20 AM
    Today I started using Terra Wash for my laundry instead of TIDE Pods that come in plastic packaging
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