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Leslie Swenson

AAUW Minneapolis Goes Green

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 342 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    19
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    19
    pounds
    packaging waste avoided
  • up to
    15
    pounds
    waste recycled

Leslie's Actions

Community

Give the Gift of Experiences

I will give experiences instead of things for gifts.

Uncompleted
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

Food

Make Your Own

I will try 5 new recipe(s) or food preparation method(s), such as canning, pickling, making yogurt, or baking granola bars or bread.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Community

Advocate For More Food Packaging Options

I will advocate for alternatives to single use packaging at local grocery stores, markets, or at work.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Ditch Disposable Decorations

I will avoid using disposable decorations, such as balloons and plastic table coverings, for special occasions.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Buy Reusable Bathroom Products

I will replace my [item] with a reusable [item] in the bathroom (disposable cups, makeup wipes and soap dispensers, etc.).

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Shop the Bulk Bins

I will purchase 1 products from the bulk section of a grocery store using my own containers.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY 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 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Buy Unpackaged Produce

I will avoid 3 plastic bags by not bagging my produce or using reusable produce bags.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

At Home

Recycle Plastic Bags

Instead of trashing them, I will recycle 1 plastic bags by bringing them to a drop-off.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

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