July 1 - July 31, 2018

Mary Kate Kunzinger

Houston Zoo Team

"The Houston Zoo connects communities with animals, inspiring action to save wildlife."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,139 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    28
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    28
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    90
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    10
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    30
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    2
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    5
    hours
    volunteered

Challenges

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

Brusha Brusha Brusha

I will replace my plastic toothbrush with a bamboo toothbrush.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Raise Money For a Nonprofit

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

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

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

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

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

Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 5 hour(s) in my community.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Keep My Community Clean

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

COMPLETED 10 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Use Reusable Water Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 1 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 28 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Use Reusable Bags

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

COMPLETED 18 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Skip the Straw

I will keep 1 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill per day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 28 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

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