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February 1 - February 28, 2022

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Hennepin County

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 12,524
    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    130
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    351
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    18
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    236
    pounds
    packaging waste avoided
  • up to
    33
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    25
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    25
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    31
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    35
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    26
    pounds
    waste avoided
  • up to
    54
    pounds
    waste recycled
  • up to
    7.0
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    660
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • March 7 at 4:25 AM
    I don't think I learned much, except that my habits have changed. For instance, the few times that I got food out, I tried to not accept disposable plastics (straws, cutlery, etc.) or extra disposables of other material (such as paper/cardboard). It is easy to say "I'll just recycle it if I don't use it", but it really is better to...
  • March 1 at 9:25 AM
    I learned that there are things I can do to create a better world for all of us. I also learned that many of the changes for one person are a small improvement but if many make the change we've got a chance to make a big difference. Thanks to Hennepin Co. for doing the Challenge. Keep it up!
  • February 28 at 2:37 PM
    I hope to keep thinking and acting.  Is there a way to access the info that we got during the month - i.e the ideas about cleaners for one thing?
  • February 28 at 6:58 AM
    I want to thank Hennepin County for sponsoring this plastic-free challenge!  It has been very educational.  I feel a sense of pride and encouragement the county I live in has taken this step to engage the community to address this very serious problem.  
  • February 27 at 9:36 AM
    It has made me get up and do things I have been thinking about, but not gotten around to doing.
  • February 26 at 8:47 AM
    when I walk for exercise I have always picked up trash. I don't think I could walk anymore without picking it up . I don't understand how people can just throw trash on the ground and thinks it's ok.

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