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Marilyn Listvan

AAUW Minneapolis Goes Green

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 385 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    8
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    90
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    45
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    6
    pounds
    packaging waste avoided
  • up to
    20
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Marilyn's Actions

Food

Swap the Snacks

I will swap 2 prepackaged snacks for unpackaged fruits or veggies or homemade or bulk items.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Shop the Bulk Bins

I will purchase 4 products from the bulk section of a grocery store using my own containers.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

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 4
DAILY ACTIONS

At Home

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary film about plastic waste with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

Completed
One-Time Action

At Home

Choose Natural Clothing Fibers

I will purchase clothing made with natural fibers, such as cotton, linen, or wool, rather than synthetic fibers.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Pick Up Plastic Litter

I will pick up 3 piece(s) of plastic litter each day and dispose of it responsibly.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY 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

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  • Reflection Question
    Community Pick Up Plastic Litter
    How does the act of picking up litter connect you more to your community?

    Marilyn Listvan's avatar
    Marilyn Listvan 1/25/2021 11:22 AM
    I would rather look at plants & nature than look at trash, so feel I help others see/be in  nature too

  • Marilyn Listvan's avatar
    Marilyn Listvan 1/22/2021 8:06 AM
    Going slowly with mostly staying in the house because of Covid