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Sheila Sheldon

VCPC Crew

"Making changes for a better tomorrow."

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Plastic-Free Caffeine Routine

I will cut single-use plastics out of my morning drink by switching to reusable coffee pods, tea infusers, and bulk beans or tea leaves.

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Swap Sponges for Longer Lasting Reusable Options

I will ditch the sponge and use a reusable or compostable option such as a brush, scrubber or dishrag instead.

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Recycle Plastic Caps

I will recycle 2 plastic caps per day by placing them back on the plastic bottles before placing them in my recycling bin.

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Recycle Plastic Bags

Instead of trashing them, I will recycle 3 plastic bags per day by bringing them to a drop-off.

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Use Reusable Water Bottles

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

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Skip the Straw

I will keep 1 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill per day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

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  • Sheila Sheldon 's avatar
    Sheila Sheldon 1/06/2023 1:02 PM
    Hi!
    Welcome to the VCPC Crew! We are so glad to have you join us in our efforts for a plastic-free February... and beyond!
    Invite your friends, family, and neighbors to join our team! I'll be giving out prizes as we go along. I'm working on some fun Valley reusable items for our team so stay tuned!

    Here are a couple of upcoming kick-off events that you might be interested in.
    1. Thursday, February 2nd at 5:30-7 p.m. - the City of Minneapolis will be sharing a presentation about what is recyclable, results from their recent residential waste sort, and plastics-reduction techniques. This will be a virtual event on Microsoft Teams, link here: Click here to join the meeting
    2. Monday, February 6th at 5-6:30 p.m. IN PERSON(!) at Fat Pants Brewing Co. in Eden Prairie- MNimize will be hosting a kick-off event with a short program and time for participants to connect amongst themselves, with others in the community and with MNimize businesses. Check out the Eventbrite registration for more details and to RSVP.
    Have a great week!
    Sheila