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

Kansas City Zoo

Kansas City Zoo

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 17,774 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    439
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    199
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    248
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1,570
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    5
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    582
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    276
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    2
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    580
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    94
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • July 29 at 6:41 PM
    The starfish story is the example that I use.  Everybody doing a little - can add up to a lot. "One day, an old man was walking along a beach that was littered with thousands of starfish that had been washed ashore by the high tide. As he walked he came upon a young boy who was eagerly throwing the starfish back into the ocean, one by...
  • July 28 at 11:03 AM
    Went to the city market today. There are lots of fresh options not in plastic. But also a lot of things in plastic. Definitely still a work in progress to not create plastic waste. 
  • July 26 at 6:54 AM
    just bought a box of wide mouthed jars to use for deli salads at the grocery. They said I could bring my own container! image.jpg 2.27 MB
  • July 23 at 6:54 AM
    Only one week left in the challenge, keep up the great work!!
  • July 23 at 6:44 AM
    I've been cooking my own meals and reducing the straws I use.  I have on straw at work, i sanitize it and use it repeatedly. 
  • July 22 at 8:10 PM
    Today I tried making tortillas since I use them a lot for breakfast and all the store-bought ones are wrapped in plastic. I was surprised at how easy the were to make! Jon even said he'd like to help make bread next time I have a baking day! I'm glad he's embracing the lifestyle changes we're trying to implement.  FB_IMG_1532315420676.jpg...

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