Karen Barratt

Comox Valley Drawdown

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 321 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    40
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    32
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Challenges

Food

Zero-waste Cooking

#3 Reduced Food Waste

I will cook 2 meal(s) with zero-waste each day

COMPLETED 14
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Keep Track of Wasted Food

#3 Reduced Food Waste

I will keep a daily log of food I throw away during Drawdown Ecochallenge, either because it went bad before I ate it, I put too much on my plate, or it was scraps from food preparation.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Materials

Replace 2 toilets with low flow tanks

To reduce water waste

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Materials

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

#47 Bioplastic

I will avoid buying toxic plastics, including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl and instead replace them with bioplastic or durable options.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

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  • Karen Barratt 11/13/2019 11:06 PM
    Yes... no curbside pickup
  • Reflection Question
    Food Zero-waste Cooking
    How are environmental issues like black carbon and other emissions from cooking fires or rudimentary cookstoves also human health and social justice issues? Why do these issues matter to you?

    Karen Barratt 11/11/2019 8:54 PM
    I wonder what to do with wet garbage in Courtenay?? 

    • Helen Boyd 11/19/2019 1:46 PM
      Have you seen the announcement.by the CVRD that Courtenay will soon be included in curbside compost pick-up, rural areas should come next. 


    • Helen Boyd 11/13/2019 10:17 PM
      Do you mean because you don't get curbside pick-up for your compost?