October 3 - October 24, 2018

Jessica K

USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 115 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    18
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    10
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    15
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill

Challenges

Food

Buy From a Farmers Market

I will purchase produce and meat from a local farmers market or food co-op.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Compost Food Waste

I will avoid sending up to .69 lbs (.31 kg) of food waste to the landfill each day by composting my food or learning how to.

COMPLETED 3 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

Historically, marginalized and low-income communities live closer to landfills, contributing to a multitude of health problems. I will find out how I can limit single-use items and do my best to limit the waste I generate.

COMPLETED 2 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Advocate For More Food Packaging Options

I will advocate for alternatives to single-use packaging at local grocery stores, markets, at work, or on campus.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 1 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Skip the Straw

Plastic bags and small plastic pieces like straws are most likely to get swept into our waterways. I will keep 6 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 3 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 5 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 3 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

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