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May 1 - May 31, 2021

Don't Be Trashy

Hennepin County

We aim to learn, grow, and inspire for a more sustainable and waste-free future!

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Team Impact

  • up to
    88
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    16
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    2
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    155
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    6
    pounds
    packaging waste avoided
  • up to
    6
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    17
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    9
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    5
    pounds
    waste avoided
  • up to
    9
    pounds
    waste recycled
  • up to
    153
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    16
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • May 28 at 9:14 AM
    We are taking our month of declutter to ARC today - 8 boxes, 5 coats... and the room where we gathered all this stuff this month has passed from empty-ready-for-guests to chaos to empty-and-ready-for-guests. Now we can actually have a guest over! Hooray. I know the month isn't quite over, but the daily declutter worked much of the time, and...
  • May 27 at 6:00 AM
    I have a pile of things to mend so I started with easiest to do, a bag strap repaired! I’m also trying to figure out where to have my very old sewing machine repaired so that I can mend things more easily.
  • May 25 at 6:13 AM
    I've gone to Catalog Choice, Val-Pak & DMA Choice to opt out of things. Catalog Choice I have to wait until a catalog comes to get the info they need for each specific catalog but I bookmarked the site so that I'll be able to find it, put my passwords in 1Password so I won't forget - and should be set to cut out junk mail - yippee!
  • May 25 at 6:07 AM
    Can't say I've noticed a shift - but I haven't eaten in a restaurant in over a year. I did get some take out and before I ordered said 'no silverware, no napkin.' The man taking the order nodded - didn't act surprised. The man who was handing out the orders turned to get said silverware and napkin but I was able to say that I didn't need them....
  • May 24 at 1:19 PM
    For this week, I was happy to see that extending the life of my electronics is something I have already been doing! (Mainly for cost savings but it's a win-win). My personal favorite website to purchase refurbished electronics is BackMarket.com. Also, I have had two shattered screens and I highly recommend this company Don't Ditch It, Fix It...
  • May 24 at 1:17 PM
    Welcome to week 4! Our last week - thank you ALL For your commitment to this team and the environment! I have already learned a lot and it has been great to have you all as resources to share ideas and tips. For this week, I was happy to see that extending the life of my electronics is something I have already been doing! (Mainly for cost...

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