Barbara Soto

Miami Dade College, Medical Campus

""Be Scholastic; Refuse Plastic" "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 75 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    3
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill

Challenges

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 3 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 1 OF 110
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Lobby For Reusables

I will lobby my dining hall to have reusable dishes and silverware in order to minimize disposables.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

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

Skip the Straw

Plastic bags and small plastic pieces like straws are most likely to get swept into our waterways. I will keep 4 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 1 OF 110
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 at work or school.

COMPLETED 1 OF 110
DAILY CHALLENGE

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  • Reflection Question
    Waste Go Paperless
    Reducing your paper mail can be such a freeing action to take -- by reducing what is coming in, you can reduce what is going into the recycling bin too. How does it make you feel? What is the next step you will take to reduce your waste?

    Barbara Soto 11/05/2018 5:31 AM
    I have transitioned to almost all paperless billing and will continue.