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January 20 - February 17, 2021

The Wooden Forks

Hennepin County

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  • 402

Team Impact

  • up to
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    spent learning
  • up to
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    zero-waste meals

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  • February 11 at 8:34 AM
    TBH, what I find frustrating by a plastic-free challenge is that one needs to be affluent to replace plastic wrapped bulk items (such as bags of rice) with loose rice from the co-op. Now that my husband and I are on a fixed income, maintaining my small plastic free habits is quite costly for us. I am doing my best but it is disheartening when I...
  • January 22 at 6:05 AM
    It's a bit difficult for me this week because I am visiting family. The family I am visiting does not compost, etc. Still, I will forge ahead!
  • January 20 at 5:17 PM
    I chose the challenge to get tips and inspiration from others. I selected the actions I did to get out of my comfort zone. 
  • January 16 at 11:34 AM
    I don't know if 'connecting' is the right word. Instead, it makes me realize how much alcohol drinking is done in parks and while driving, I see lots of  beer cans, and glass alcohol bottles tossed on roads from drivers who were drinking and driving. 
  • January 16 at 11:31 AM
    I have several plastic utensils (which were given to me even though I asked various restaurants NOT to include plasticware), left over plastic take-out food contains, and cloth napkins. I wash and reuse all of those items. I also carry a small metal food knife w a cover on it for cutting food (I don't use a plastic knife since it doesn't cut...
  • January 16 at 11:25 AM
    I used to send bags and bags of items to a well known thrift store but I recently read that 80% of items sent there wind up in the landfill. I now buy MUCH LESS than in the past, and what I no longer need, I try to sell locally via an app.Going this route made me appreciate others who are trying to find. a better home for unused items other...

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