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

Sustainability Squad

Seneca Park Zoo

Green is the new black.

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 10,609 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    334
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    244
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    201
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,199
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    4
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    257
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    164
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    3
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    380
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    118
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • July 30 at 5:20 PM
    I think it will be odd when August begins and I won't be logging plastic-free actions every day. One of the biggest benefits of participating in plastic free July has been the thought I've put into what I buy and do.
  • July 26 at 7:55 AM
    So, after thinking about composting for awhile, I just got a compost crock to start collecting food scraps at home.  Thanks to Plastic free July for pushing me to finally start composting!
  • July 26 at 6:06 AM
    I am trying to be more mindful about making purchases under the mantras "less is more" and "do I really need this?". Buying less definitely cuts down on waste. 
  • July 25 at 11:17 AM
    Not plastic free but, plastic less...? Got a new strawless lid at b&n cafe yesterday IMG_20180724_173729_196.jpg 440.58 KB
  • July 24 at 4:40 AM
    I have been much more aware of the amount of plastic packaging used for items that are shipped.  There are layers of plastic wrapping  to protect the products, which are just wasted afterwards.  The increase in online ordering is only increasing the packaging waste.   My new goal is to avoid ordering anything online that can be picked up at a...
  • July 21 at 1:55 PM
    I have been more aware of the items I purchase and the amount of packaging they use, especially plastic. I will opt for the better designed package option to limit waste.

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