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Susie Van Hoomissen

Reaching for Zero

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 90 This Week
  • 123 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    16
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    pounds
    packaging waste avoided
  • up to
    1
    pounds
    waste avoided
  • up to
    6
    pounds
    waste recycled

Susie's Actions

At Home

Skip the Dryer Sheets

I will replace dryer sheets with a reusable alternative or use nothing at all.

Completed
One-Time Action

At Home

No More Wish-cycling

I will recycle the right materials by educating myself on what goes in the bin and keep other things out. 

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

At Home

Start Organics Recycling

My household will sign up for organics recycling service or start using a drop-off site to compost food waste and food-soiled paper.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

At Home

Recycle Everywhere

I will add recycling bins to other areas of the house to make recycling easy for my household of 2 people.  

Completed
One-Time Action

On-the-go

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when shopping, both at the grocery store and elsewhere.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Belongings

Do Less Laundry

I will not wash my clothes after every wear to increase the life of my clothing.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Buy Unpackaged Produce

I will avoid 2 plastic bags by not bagging my produce or using reusable produce bags.

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

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

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 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Reflection Question
    Food Buy Unpackaged Produce
    Why do you think these products have so much plastic packaging? Who is the plastic packaging really serving -- the consumer, the producer, or someone else?

    Susie Van Hoomissen's avatar
    Susie Van Hoomissen 5/07/2021 4:12 AM
    I believe it is for transportation