April 4 - April 25, 2018
5 r's of zero waste
April 4 - April 25, 2018

Plastic Free July Planning Team

We're a pretty cool group of people hoping to make the world a little cleaner for everyone.

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  • April 25 at 11:40 AM
    I just read the "4 Foods That Are Eating the World's Forests" article as part of the Land Use challenge, and was so sad to see that coffee is #2.  I can't get through the day without my 2-3 cups!  I purchase coffee in my own bag from a local coffee roaster, so I do get my coffee plastic free, local, and certified organic, but...
  • April 25 at 10:30 AM
    I took a shoebox of wrapped coins to Chase bank branch yesterday.  I told them to bring the box to me when they were done so I could take it home for recycling.  They said no problem, because they have a recycling bin inside the bank.  Made it through the grocery today with no plastic bags for veggies, etc.  My favorite watering hole knows to...
  • April 25 at 10:23 AM
    A grocery store moment today:  I needed cranberry sauce.  The 16 oz. size was on sale for a little over $1.  The 8 oz size was about $1  I did not take advantage of the better price because I might not use the leftover sauce of the large can.  More money - less food waste.  My choice today.
  • April 25 at 10:18 AM
    New studies show that keeping your weight in check usually leads to a longer, healthier life.Smaller amounts of food are better for digestion - i.e. less heartburn, etc.
  • April 25 at 7:46 AM
    This has been a great experience to remind me each day that I personally have an impact on our planet. 
  • April 24 at 5:52 AM
    I have been a yearly supporter of the Nature Conservancy for many years, as I think they are a unique organization in the way their mandate sequesters and protects natural areas of Canada for all of us species who call this home, now and in the future. I am proud to support such an important organization! 

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Team Impact

  • up to
    289
    miles
    travelled by carpool
  • up to
    45
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    3
    donations
    made
  • up to
    27
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    4
    public officials
    contacted
  • up to
    1
    people
    helped
  • up to
    4
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    285
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    miles
    travelled by bike
  • up to
    296
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    1,127
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    225
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    81
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    5
    miles
    travelled by bus

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