July 1 - July 31, 2018
July 1 - July 31, 2018

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 33,308 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    564
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    324
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    27
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    338
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    15
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    8
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    21
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    1,360
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    8
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    738
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    199
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    7
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    786
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    355
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • August 1 at 10:59 AM
    It's a lot harder to remember to bring reusable cutlery outside than I thought. I learned that conservation is about being mindful and planning ahead (like putting all that stuff in my bag the night before)!
  • July 31 at 8:32 PM
    What a great month.  What a great challenge.  I feel privileged to have been given the opportunity to participate.  Onward to a plastic free August, September, October.....
  • July 31 at 3:50 PM
    I have a new awareness of the amount of plastic in my life!  It has taken time for me to get in the habit of refusing straws BEFORE they bring my ice tea and remembering to to bring containers to the restaurants for leftovers.  Habits take time but these are easy. Less easy is finding produce not wrapped in plastic. Meat, chicken, fish not...
  • July 31 at 9:02 AM
    Social change takes time. Plastic still haunts us daily and will forever, but we CAN make a difference. 
  • July 30 at 7:34 PM
    Aware oof the challenge and striving to do it
  • July 30 at 3:55 PM
    My waste audit was for one week. I wasn't very good at keeping track of trash/waste that I generated at work. Most of my waste was recyclable or compostable. I did receive a package in the mail that contained much more plastic than I was expecting. I need to be more aware of food packaging and ask loved ones to be aware of what packaging...

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