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February 1 - February 28, 2022

Plastic Free Wannabees

We will become more plastic-conscious citizens and use our creativity to avoid and replace plastic in our living. Our ultimate goal is plastic free and we will keep learning and working to reach our goal!

Points Total

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    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    65
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    20
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    27
    pounds
    packaging waste avoided
  • up to
    3.0
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    38
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    50
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    5.0
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    11
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    8.0
    pounds
    waste avoided
  • up to
    17
    pounds
    waste recycled

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  • February 28 at 9:52 AM
    As I notice plastic everywhere I now look for alternatives everywhere. I'll probably try a few shampoo bars because I am not completely happy with mine. Right now I am feeling like the need to reduce plastics is so crucial that any aesthetic risk to me is small and totally worthwhile.
  • February 24 at 7:49 PM
    I can't imagine I am the only one who wants clean sidewalks and parks and maybe others could simply feel better when they see a clean public area?
  • February 19 at 3:00 PM
    I have now washed my hair with a shampoo bar twice now (Lush brand Honey I Washed My Hair). Lots of foam which is good! Easy rinsing! Hair feels a bit stringy though and my natural waves seem straightened. I have thick, short, and fine textured hair. I'm willing to continue to see how a no bottle wash goes.
  • February 16 at 8:52 AM
    I find this task to be very difficult.  I freeze a lot of home grown produce and seasonal, locally sourced fruit and putting it in jars works okay, but jars take up extra space and occasionally break (which is a hazard and a waste of food).  Freezing leftovers is fine, as the food is not in the freezer very long, usually.  Buying metal...
  • February 16 at 4:17 AM
    Hey Team!  How is the challenge going for you?  I admit I’m not on task every day and I have to change that!  YouTube videos are inspiring me this morning…Have you checked out the sponsors at the bottom of the pages for the Challenge?  I was really excited to learn about Forever Ware for take-out containers, and one restaurant I enjoy...
  • February 15 at 10:45 AM
    Since it's citrus season, it feels pretty easy to put the fruit directly into my shopping cart. I haven't found bags that have the same light weight as plastic bags for apples, etc. (produce where we eat the skin). Anyone have any ideas?

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