April 1 - April 30, 2019

IM A Cutie Pie

Abington Middle School

"Trees are cool"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 336 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    4
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    4
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    10
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    4
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    4
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    10
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    407
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

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 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 2 meal(s) with zero-waste each day

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

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

Food

Buy From a Farmers Market

I will purchase produce and meat from a local farmers market or food co-op.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 3 plastic straw(s) of out of the ocean each day.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 2 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Choose Two-Sided Printing

I will save up to .21 lbs (.09 kg) of paper each day by switching from one-sided printing to two-sided.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Go Paperless

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by opting into paperless billing and ending unwanted subscriptions.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 2 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

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

COMPLETED 2
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

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 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Whole Foods Diet

I will enjoy 5 meal(s) each day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Recycle Everything I Can

Contamination prevents what is recyclable from being recycled. I will spend 100 minutes researching and recycling all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 1 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

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 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

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