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May 1 - May 31, 2021

Reaching for Zero

Hennepin County

Points Total

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  • 0 This Week
  • 583 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    49
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    0
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    120
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    16
    pounds
    packaging waste avoided
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    1
    pounds
    waste avoided
  • up to
    8
    pounds
    waste recycled

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  • May 20 at 10:05 AM
    This has been one of the most helpful things. A lot of the plastic I was tossing is actually recyclable. There is a place in Columbia Heights I can bring it to and they turn it into park benches and so on.
  • May 20 at 10:04 AM
    I am trying to reduce to two total loads of laundry per week for me and my daughter's clothes, sheets, towels. And try to only wash cloth napkins and kitchen towels and so on once a month - which means rinsing and hanging them to dry more instead of throwing them in the laundry shoot everytime something is dirty.
  • May 20 at 10:01 AM
    I got together tupperwares and glass jars and used them to shop bulk. I am going to start filling my Dr. Bronners and other toiletry items bulk as well - i wasn't even aware they were available! I also purchased two cloth produce bags. I usually only buy a couple items that need a bag (like string beans), everything else I just leave loose.
  • May 12 at 5:30 PM
    Rather than give my mother a mother's day gift, we went for a walk and had dinner together.
  • May 12 at 5:23 PM
    I have been realizing that to really go as close to zero waste as possible, eating fruits and vegetables and healthy grains is key. I am curious are there ways, other than making it yourself, for accessing dairy-free "dairy products" locally that has less plastic waste? I have been noticing more "yogurts" that are in glass....
  • May 7 at 4:12 AM
    I believe it is for transportation 

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