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Heather Erickson

Plastic Times Call for Plastic (Free) Measures

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 200 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    8
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    8
    pounds
    packaging waste avoided
  • up to
    6
    pounds
    waste recycled

Heather 's Actions

Community

Ditch Disposable Decorations

I will avoid using disposable decorations, such as balloons and plastic table coverings, for special occasions.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Ditch the Plastic Wrap

I will ditch plastic wrap and use reusable containers, lids or wraps instead.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Skip Single-Use Plastic for Freezing Food

I will use reusable containers when freezing food and opt for glass or metal when purchasing new containers.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Ditch the Baggie

I will ditch the zippered plastic bags for food storage and switch to reusable containers.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Buy Unpackaged Produce

I will avoid 2 plastic bags by not bagging my produce or using reusable produce bags.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

At Home

Shop Used

I will buy secondhand goods to reduce the demand for new plastic products and avoid packaging.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

At Home

Reuse Trash Bags Instead of Purchasing New

I will reuse existing bags such as pet food bags, grocery bags, or online shopping bags instead of buying new bags to line my trash containers.

Completed
One-Time Action

At Home

Avoid Harmful Plastics

I will avoid buying toxic plastics, including polyvinyl, polystyrene and polycarbonate (#3,#6 and #7).

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

At Home

Recycle Plastic Caps

I will recycle 1 plastic caps by placing them back on the (plastic) bottles before placing them in my recycling bin.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

At Home

Recycle Plastic Bags

Instead of trashing them, I will recycle 1 plastic bags by bringing them to a drop-off.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

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