April 1 - April 30, 2019

Mireya Corral

Craft Brew Alliance

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 419 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    9
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    6
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    22
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    20
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    7
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    60
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    8
    whole food meals
    consumed

Challenges

Waste

Personal Waste Audit

I will collect all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash to raise my awareness of how much I send to the landfill.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

I will source 1 meal(s) each day from local producers.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) and/or 1 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

Historically, marginalized and low-income communities live closer to landfills, contributing to a multitude of health problems. I will find out how I can limit single-use items and do my best to limit the waste I generate.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Carry my Trash

I will carry all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash with me to raise my awareness of how much I send to the landfill.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Skip the Straw

Plastic bags and small plastic pieces like straws are most likely to get swept into our waterways. I will keep 1 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

I will try a new method of food preparation, such as canning, pickling, or baking bread.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Meet My Local Farmers

I will visit my nearest farm to find out who produces my food, and will learn about the quality of life of those who produce my food in other regions of the world to make better choices when I shop.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Compost Food Waste

I will avoid sending up to .69 lbs (.31 kg) of food waste to the landfill each day by composting my food or learning how to.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Launch a Recycling Program

I will start a recycling program at my workplace or school. If a recycling program exists, I will advocate for ways to improve and expand it.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 1 meal(s) with zero-waste each day

COMPLETED 7
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Whole Foods Diet

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) each day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Water

Say No to Plastic Straws

An estimated 71% of seabirds and 30% of turtles have been found with plastics in their stomachs. When they ingest plastic, marine life has a 50% mortality rate. By asking for no straw when placing a drink order, I will keep 1 plastic straw(s) of out of the ocean each day.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY CHALLENGES

Feed


  • Mireya Corral 4/16/2019 9:23 AM
    It's going well! trying to reduce plastic waste
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Skip the Straw
    How could you incorporate other "R's" -- reduce, reuse, refuse, repair, repurpose, etc. -- into your lifestyle?

    Mireya Corral 4/05/2019 8:32 AM
    I have all of my reusable cups and ziploc bags