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Susan Quist

St. Olaf Lutheran Church Climate Change Action Group

"To be good stewards of the land and to show our love for our neighbors by reducing the effects of climate change."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 189 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    7
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    4
    pounds
    packaging waste avoided
  • up to
    1
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    pounds
    waste avoided
  • up to
    1
    pounds
    waste recycled

Susan's Actions

On-the-go

Use Reusables at Work

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Stop Buying Water

I will stop buying water and instead use water from the tap or invest in a water filter if water quality is a concern.

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Cook Meals with Zero Plastic Waste

I will prepare 1 meal(s) at home each day without using any items packaged in single-use plastic.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Buy Unpackaged Produce

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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 Bags

Instead of trashing them, I will recycle 2 plastic bags by bringing them to a drop-off.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY 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

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  • Reflection Question
    At Home Ditch the Disposable Cleaning Wipes
    How have you modified your cleaning routine to make sure you aren't using disposable wipes? Are you satisfied with the results?

    Susan Quist's avatar
    Susan Quist 2/12/2021 10:49 PM
    Using towels and rags.