July 1 - July 31, 2018

Karen Downing

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

"To reduce my carbon footprint. One recycle, reduce or reuse at a time. Supporting our planet and saving the animals. "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 451 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    12
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    90
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

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

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

Lifestyle

Buy Only What I Need

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

COMPLETED 4 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 3 piece(s) of litter each day.

COMPLETED 4 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Lifestyle

Homemade Cleaners

I will make my own cleaning products at home.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases, including produce bags.

COMPLETED 3 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Use Reusables at Work

I will use reusable dishes and silverware when eating at work.

COMPLETED 6 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Minimize Packaging

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

COMPLETED 6 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Personal Care

Tim Taylor Your Beauty Products

I will lessen my plastic impact by making my own makeup.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Personal Care

That Was a Close Shave

I will replace my disposable razors with steel razors. Why not try using hair conditioner instead of shaving foam for that baby smooth feel?

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

Fresh as a Daisy

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

Uncompleted
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

Feed


  • Karen Downing 7/31/2018 7:31 PM
    Recycling is the best and only choice in my life 

  • Karen Downing 7/26/2018 5:56 PM
    Today was a good day to recycle 

  • Karen Downing 7/14/2018 8:54 PM
    learned how plastic can hurt our animals and why so important to recycle and refuse straws 

  • Karen Downing 7/11/2018 5:44 PM
    Everyday is a good day to recycle.

  • Karen Downing 7/04/2018 2:12 AM
    Setting an alarm in my calendar to login, I keep forgetting to record my progress.  Yesterday was recycling day.  I wish are town recycled styrofoam.