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February 1 - February 28, 2023

MN GreenCorps

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 344 This Week
  • 1,026
    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    1.0
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    32
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    8.0
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1.7
    pounds
    packaging waste avoided
  • up to
    21
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    15
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    16
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    10
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2.0
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    0.7
    pounds
    waste avoided
  • up to
    0.1
    pounds
    waste recycled
  • up to
    1.0
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    105
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • February 6 at 7:45 AM
    I have noticed that in varying areas within the county restaurants choose to provide or not to provide straws. From my experience areas in Northern Minneapolis versus Southern Minneapolis are very different. I am curious if there was an implementation of only providing straws upon request if there would be a change.
  • February 3 at 7:54 AM
    I bought some reusable glass straws and I really enjoy them. Knowing I could use them in hot drinks too without worrying about plastic leeching is nice!
  • February 3 at 7:53 AM
    This is somewhat tough. On the one hand, natural fibers can be really warm and wicking (like wool), but synthetics are sometimes necessary when being active outdoors. Lately, I have been trying to buy all my synthetics second-hand from thrift stores or reuse sites (Patagonia worn-wear is a favorite). I did buy a nice wool sweater and I plan to...
  • February 3 at 7:51 AM
    I like to use any plastic shopping bags in the small trashcans around my house (office, bathroom, etc.). It's nice to have a liner in the bin and it makes taking the trash out easier.
  • February 3 at 7:43 AM
    I am really good about bringing my coffee from home in a mug, but after COVID I like to order ahead at coffee shops which makes it almost impossible to ditch single-use cups.
  • February 3 at 7:43 AM
    Packing my own lunch results in healthier meals and more time to relax on my lunch break!

7 Team Members

Recently active team members
  • February 8, 2023
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 2/08/23
    + 5
  • February 8, 2023
    Completed Learner One-Time Action
    + 5
  • February 8, 2023
    Completed Learner One-Time Action
    + 5
  • February 8, 2023
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 2/08/23
    + 5
  • February 7, 2023
    Completed Actions Assessment
    + 1
  • February 2, 2023
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 2/02/23
    + 5
  • January 12, 2023
    Credited Someone for a Referral
    + 1

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