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Rebecca Fischer

City of Bloomington Plastic Busters

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 160 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    25
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1.4
    pounds
    packaging waste avoided
  • up to
    3.0
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    3.0
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    0.7
    pounds
    waste avoided

Rebecca's Actions

Pets

Clean Up Pet Hair with Reusables

I will use a reusable lint brush or vacuum to remove pet hair from clothes, carpets, and furniture.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Personal Care

Use Plastic-Free Beauty Packaging

I will use beauty products that come in plastic-free packaging, refillable packaging, or I will make my own.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Switch to compostable floss

I will switch to compostable floss in a reusable container.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

On-the-go

Recycle at Work

I will recycle my plastic containers at work, and if I can't find a recycling bin I'll bring the item home with me.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Ditch the Baggie

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Switch to a natural loofah or wash cloth

I will replace my synthetic loofah with a natural loofah or wash cloth.

Completed
One-Time Action

On-the-go

Use Reusables at Work

I will use reusable dishes and silverware when eating at work.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

At Home

Extend the Life of Electronics

Manufacturers want you to replace your phones every year. I will keep my phone for at least 3 years and make any necessary repairs or updates to keep it functioning as long as possible.

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

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  • Reflection Question
    On-the-go Recycle at Work
    Does your workplace have a good recycling program? What could be improved?

    Rebecca Fischer's avatar
    Rebecca Fischer 2/13/2023 5:26 PM
    Recycling at work is ok but could be better. I think the bins need to be better labeled - what goes in and what doesn't.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Ditch the Baggie
    When is it hardest not to use a plastic bag? What can motivate you to stick to your goal in those cases?

    Rebecca Fischer's avatar
    Rebecca Fischer 2/05/2023 3:21 PM
    They are an easier option, but I just need to make myself reach for my glass or metal reuseable containers.