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Ann Jensen

Zero Waste Mpls

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 147 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    19
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    7
    pounds
    packaging waste avoided
  • up to
    1
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    pounds
    waste avoided

Ann's 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 0
DAILY ACTIONS

On-the-go

Use Reusable Water Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 1 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

At Home

Ditch the Plastic Dry Cleaning Bags

I will call ahead to ask if I can bring my own garment bag to the dry cleaner or request no bag.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

At Home

Plan a Garden

I will plan an herb or vegetable garden for next year at my home, workplace, or community garden.

Completed
One-Time Action

At Home

Ditch the Disposable Cleaning Wipes

I will replace my disposable cleaning wipes with a reusable brush or cloth.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Shop the Bulk Bins

I will purchase 10 products from the bulk section of a grocery store using my own containers.

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

Food

Make Your Own

I will try 3 new recipe(s) or food preparation method(s), such as canning, pickling, making yogurt, or baking granola bars or bread.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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 Plastic Wrap

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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