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April 12 - April 30, 2021

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

University of Minnesota

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    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    3
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    179
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    6
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    energy audits
    conducted
  • up to
    1,342
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    8
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    230
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    1
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    65
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    230
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    13
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,075
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    9
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    10
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    35
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    840
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    36
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    3
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    548
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    56
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    38
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • May 1 at 9:47 AM
    It is a good reminder to keep working on the small things that hopefully it will add up to a much bigger impact.
  • May 1 at 9:46 AM
    I have called and emailed to request being removed from mailing lists. I have also signed up for organizations that work to remove my name from junk mail lists. I need to go back and redo some of these things as I haven't followed up on this for a while. I always feel better when I don't have to add more things to the waste or recycling stream.
  • May 1 at 9:45 AM
    I regularly compost and have a system of using that compost in my raised beds and garden plots that grow my salad greens, peppers, cucumbers and Tomatoes The Following season.
  • May 1 at 9:44 AM
    It is encouraged company-wide where I work. I have taken the time to show other people how to access two-sided Printing and to check that it is turned on.
  • May 1 at 9:43 AM
    The major single-use plastic that I use is the plastic bags that hold Frozen vegetables and fruit. I tried to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables using reusable bags as much as possible but in Minnesota in the winter, I can often only get local fruits and vegetables from the frozen section.
  • May 1 at 9:41 AM
    I am bummed about the fact that our local recyclers are reducing the types of plastic that they will take, including no more black plastic. The most difficult part of recycling right now is keeping track of the eco-friendly Plastics that need to be recycled and the compostable Plastics that cannot be recycled but can be composted through my...

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