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Debbie Keyes

Crafty Upcyclers

"Let’s REDUCE our consumption, REUSE our stuff instead of consuming single-use materials, and learn how to turn our refuse into resources: recycling, upcycling, and composting!"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 30 This Week
  • 192 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    40
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    30
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    0
    pounds
    packaging waste avoided

Debbie's Actions

Family

Discover Together

I will spend 20 minutes educating my family on the basics of living a zero-waste lifestyle.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Talk to My Community

I will tell 10 family members, friends, and coworkers about the steps I'm taking to reduce waste.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Join a Cleanup Effort

I will host or participate in a park, highway, river or other cleanup effort in my community.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Keep My Community Clean

I will pick up 10 piece(s) of litter each day.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Belongings

Learn About & Practice Sustainable Fashion

I will spend 30 minutes learning about sustainable fashion and fast fashion and start applying what I learn to my own life.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Belongings

Have a Zero-Waste Day

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

At Home

Recycle Scrap Metal

Instead of trashing it, I will recycle scrap metal by bringing it to a drop-off.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Week 1 Focus: Recycling and Composting

Find Local Recycling Drop-Off Centers

I will find out where to take the recyclable items that I can't put in my curbside bin.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Belongings Have a Zero-Waste Day
    Were there any moments that surprised you when you refused packaging items? What were the hardest items to avoid?

    Debbie Keyes's avatar
    Debbie Keyes 5/01/2021 12:36 PM
    Cannot avoid packaging with takeout food during Covid times.  Therefore, we bought half as much takeout and supplemented with stuff at home.
  • Reflection Question
    Community Keep My Community Clean
    How does the act of picking up litter connect you more to your community?

    Debbie Keyes's avatar
    Debbie Keyes 5/01/2021 7:24 AM
    Maintaining my home extends beyond the 4 walls of the house I live in.