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July 1 - July 31, 2019

Life Unplastic Gainesville

Join us on our journey to plastic independence. Vive la révolution!

Points Total

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  • 29,465 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    5
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    93
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    16
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    4
    donations
    made
  • up to
    38
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    2,505
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    1,272
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    132
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    1,069
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,005
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    945
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    748
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    5
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    20
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    14
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    64
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • July 31 at 9:15 PM
    Hey Everyone!! Want to keep the momentum going? I created a group on Facebook, please join so we can keep sharing local tips and virtual high fives! https://www.facebook.com/groups/LifeUnplasticChallenge/Im sending out emails for to the top 5 with their prizes, but don’t forget all of you still have access to the store discounts all the way...
  • July 31 at 8:59 PM
    My last reflection question! This challenge helped me realize most of my waste comes from small non-recyclable plastics (such as fruit stickers, plastic clothes tags, etc) as well as paper-packaged food products that are unsuitable for recycling. When I'm not at the mercy of a mandatory school meal plan, I expect my food-related trash to...
  • July 31 at 8:41 PM
    Just want to say thank you to everyone who embarked on this plastic-free journey. I enjoyed learning from all of you and greatly appreciate having had the opportunity to connect with people who also share the same vision of a healthier tomorrow for our planet. 
  • July 31 at 8:13 PM
    Grateful for this opportunity to enlarge my awareness.
  • July 31 at 6:14 PM
    We're at the end of PFJ, and I feel accomplished yet dissatisfied. I think---I KNOW---I could have done more during this month to be proactive. But, alas, it's a work in progress, and I look forward to keeping up my challenges, even when doing so doesn't earn points.
  • July 31 at 6:12 PM
    Steel razors save so much money and so much unnecessary plastic waste! When I think of all the razors that I've purchased in my lifetime, I've easily spent $1,000+ on them. Alarming, right? But, that's the norm! It's what everyone does! NO. It doesn't have to be the norm and it shouldn't be what everyone does. Consumerism is so ingrained in our...

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