July 1 - July 31, 2018

Gisselle Dominguez

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

"Reducing my carbon footprint, one action at a time"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,715 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    69
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    110
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    23
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    3
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    300
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    2
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    10
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    69
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    23
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Challenges

Community

Raise Money For a Nonprofit

I will raise money to support a nonprofit dedicated to plastic pollution reduction.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Personal Care

Fresh as a Daisy

I will use deodorant either from a bar or a jar or I will make my own.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Lobby for Reusables

I will lobby my workplace to have reusable dishes and silverware in order to minimize disposables.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Advocate For More Food Packaging Options

I will advocate for alternatives to single use packaging at local grocery stores, markets, or work.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Share My Actions

I will make my environmental actions visible by posting to my social media networks.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 10 hour(s) in my community.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Personal Care

Dam the Flow

I will use a menstrual cup and/or cloth pads

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Personal Care

Pearly Whites

I will purchase toothpaste in an aluminum tube or in a glass jar or make my own!

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Personal Care

Pretty oh so Pretty

I will purchase beauty products that are packaged in sustainable packaging.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Join a Cleanup Effort

I will host or participate in a beach, highway, river, or other cleanup effort in my community.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Lifestyle

Support a Sharing Economy

I will create or support a sharing economy with family, friends, and neighbors.

COMPLETED 8 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Lifestyle

Compost Pet Waste

I will spend 20 minutes learning how to compost pet waste at home or research pet waste composting services available in my area.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Lifestyle

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary film about waste with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Lifestyle

Natural Fibers

When available, I will purchase clothing made with natural fibers, such as cotton, linen, or wool, rather than synthetic fibers.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Minimize Packaging

I will purchase food items with the least amount of packaging.

COMPLETED 16 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Community

Host a House Party

I will host a house party with friends and/or colleagues to watch a movie or present a guest speaker on plastics.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Personal Care

Lather Up

I will replace my soaps, shampoos, and conditions with either a bar or refillable option.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Start Composting

I will start a compost collection at home, work, or school.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Plant a Garden

I will plant an herb or vegetable garden in my home, workplace, or community garden

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Make Your Own

I will try new recipe(s) or food preparation method(s) each day, such as canning, pickling, making yogurt, or baking granola bars or bread.

COMPLETED 23 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Use Reusable Containers

I will only use reusable containers instead of single-use plastic storage items (such as plastic wrap, single-use sandwich bags).

COMPLETED 23 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Skip the Straw

I will keep 3 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill per day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 23 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Use Reusable Utensils

I will keep 3 plastic cutlery out of the landfill per day by using my own reusable cutlery.

COMPLETED 23 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Cook a Zero-Plastic Waste Meal

I will prepare 1 meal(s) at home each day without using any items packaged in single-use plastic.

COMPLETED 23 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Lifestyle

Buy Only What I Need

I will not buy anything except items required for health and safety.

COMPLETED 26 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Lifestyle

Complete a Waste Audit

I will conduct a waste audit - including recyclables and compost - to understand how much waste I create and where I can reduce the most.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 10 piece(s) of litter each day.

COMPLETED 30 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Personal Care

Brusha Brusha Brusha

I will replace my plastic toothbrush with a bamboo toothbrush.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Personal Care

Just Say No

I will avoid buying toxic plastics, including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl.

COMPLETED 27 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Feed


  • Gisselle Dominguez 7/28/2018 7:29 AM
    https://www.piperloucollection.com/search

    Check out this link!
    This item donates 100% to the Surfrider Foundation. The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of world's ocean, waves and beaches.

  • Gisselle Dominguez 7/22/2018 5:10 AM

  • Gisselle Dominguez 7/22/2018 5:07 AM
    Took my metal straw to dinner last night!  

  • Gisselle Dominguez 7/21/2018 3:53 AM
    Today marks two weeks of 'naked' bins in the commissary as we reuse empty grain bags for trash

  • Gisselle Dominguez 7/20/2018 7:47 AM
    While in Key Largo yesterday, I picked trash out of the water and spoke to some guests about the importance of not throwing trash into the water.

    • mara hart 7/20/2018 8:34 AM
      Great opportunity to educate!

  • Gisselle Dominguez 7/18/2018 9:06 AM
    Walked around the zoo early this morning and picked up trash!

  • Gisselle Dominguez 7/17/2018 6:48 AM
    Gardening and using in house compost to reduce waste and grow more produce in house!

  • Gisselle Dominguez 7/12/2018 9:03 AM
    I've gotten my neighbors on board with recycling more and being more aware of how much plastic they are using 

  • Gisselle Dominguez 7/11/2018 4:46 AM
    I recycle coffee grounds from Starbucks to add to our compost pile here!

  • Gisselle Dominguez 7/07/2018 3:58 AM
    Reducing Plastic bag usage by reusing empty grain bags for trash!