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PJ Isaacson

Healthy Earth

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 105 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    11
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    2.8
    pounds
    packaging waste avoided
  • up to
    4.7
    pounds
    waste avoided

PJ's Actions

Belongings

Needs vs. Wants

I will adopt a "Needs vs. Wants" approach and only buy things I need.

Completed
One-Time Action

Belongings

Have a Zero-Waste Day

I will refuse all items that come in packaging for the entire day.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Belongings

Shop Locally

I'll check locally for 5 items I need before shopping online to avoid shipping waste.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Eat Food Before it Spoils

My household of 3 will prioritize eating foods that may spoil soon.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

At Home

Make Green Cleaners

I will make  2 of my own cleaning products (cleaners, detergents, soaps) instead of buying them.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

At Home

Switch to Reusable Napkins and Towels

My household of 3 will use reusable napkins and towels instead of disposable options.

Completed
One-Time Action

At Home

Hold the Mail

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by 3.4lbs (1.5kg) a month or 41lbs (18.6kg) a year by opting into paperless billing, ending unwanted subscriptions and opting out of junk mail.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

At Home

De-Clutter My Home

I will de-clutter, clean, and donate or recycle unneeded items in my home.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

At Home

Complete a Waste Audit

I will conduct a waste audit - including recyclables and compostables - to understand how much waste I create and where I can reduce the most.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Belongings Needs vs. Wants
    How is creativity necessary for practicing simplicity and adopting a needs vs. wants mindset?

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    PJ Isaacson 5/05/2021 10:15 AM
    Looking around the house and finding ways to repurpose items I already have. 
  • Reflection Question
    Belongings Shop Locally
    Where do you go to buy locally?

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    PJ Isaacson 5/05/2021 10:14 AM
    Local grocery, dept & hdwr stores. 
  • Reflection Question
    At Home De-Clutter My Home
    How can you prevent yourself from accumulating more things in the future?

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    PJ Isaacson 5/05/2021 10:11 AM
    Fewer impulse buys. 
  • Reflection Question
    At Home Switch to Reusable Napkins and Towels
    Is there anything you like more about using cloth and towels napkins than paper napkins and towels? If not, how do you stick to the habit?

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    PJ Isaacson 5/05/2021 10:10 AM
    Free + less to haul home.