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Karissa Vetsch

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Points Total

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  • 151 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    5
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    1
    pounds
    waste recycled
  • up to
    1
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Karissa's Actions

Community

Estimate Your Plastic Footprint

I will complete a plastic consumption calculator to learn about my plastic footprint.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Switch to compostable floss

I will switch to compostable floss in a reusable container.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Make Your Own

I will try 2 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.

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 1
DAILY 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

At Home

Make Green Cleaners

I will make  2 of my own cleaning products (cleaners, detergents, soaps) instead of buying them in new spray bottles each time.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Swap the Snacks

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

At Home

Recycle Plastic Caps

I will recycle 5 plastic caps by placing them back on the (plastic) bottles before placing them in my recycling bin.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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  • Reflection Question
    Community Estimate Your Plastic Footprint
    What did you find out about your plastic consumption by using the calculator? What did or didn't surprise you?

    Karissa Vetsch's avatar
    Karissa Vetsch 2/05/2021 8:11 AM
    There was a Covid waste calculator- that measures your non disposable and disposable masks, hand sanitizer, etc. pretty cool. I can do better with laundry and dish soap plastic containers. Tare Market helps reduce that.