July 1 - July 31, 2018

John Scaramucci

Houston Zoo Team

"I will be an agent of change to inspire other to recognize the alternatives to single use plastics."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 759 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    17
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    9
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    90
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    16
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Challenges

Community

Share My Actions

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

Completed
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?

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Food

Shop the Bulk Bins

I will purchase dry goods from the bulk section of my grocery store, and use my own containers to do so.

COMPLETED 3 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Visit the Butcher

I will purchase meats and cheeses from the deli counter or a butcher shop, and use my own containers to do so.

COMPLETED 2 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Use Reusable Bags

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

COMPLETED 16 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Buy Unpackaged Produce

I will purchase produce items without plastic packaging.

COMPLETED 2 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Minimize Packaging

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

COMPLETED 2 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 17 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Takeout Pro

I will use my own containers when ordering takeout.

COMPLETED 1 OF 31
DAILY 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

Homemade Cleaners

I will make my own cleaning products at home.

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

Personal Care

Lather Up

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

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 4 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Cook a Zero-Plastic Waste Meal

I will prepare 2 meal(s) at home each day without using any items packaged in single-use plastic.

COMPLETED 8 OF 31
DAILY 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

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 8 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Feed


  • John Scaramucci 7/31/2018 1:37 PM
    This has been a great experience. I can't wait to see how I can continue to shape my lifestyle to make an even greater impact. Thank you PFJ!

  • John Scaramucci 7/26/2018 7:05 PM
    Used my water bottle, silicone straw, and reusable bags today.

  • John Scaramucci 7/11/2018 7:50 PM
    Just watched "A Plastic Ocean" on Netflix.  More fuel for the motivational fire.

  • John Scaramucci 7/11/2018 6:25 AM
    Ordered take-out and had them skip all the single use cutlery, sauce packets and plastic bag!

  • John Scaramucci 7/09/2018 1:21 PM
    I have been posting on Facebook with #plasticfreejuly.  I have already seen some of my friends taking notice and actually changing their own actions!