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CHALLENGE DAY 9

CHALLENGE DAY 9

Today’s challenge is super easy! “Do you ever feel like a plastic bag Drifting though the wind Wanting to start again?”  (from Katy Perry’s “Firework”) The ultimate tragedy of this song lyric is that plastic never (okay, basically never*) biodegrades. Here’s the challenge: Start a system for plastic bag recycling Start using reusable shopping bags […]

CHALLENGE DAY 8

CHALLENGE DAY 8

Try a “Combat Shower”! Showers are typically the third largest water use after toilets and clothes washers. The average American shower uses 17.2 gallons (65.1 liters) and lasts for 8.2 minutes at average flow rate of 2.1 gallons per minute (gpm) (7.9 lpm). Today’s challenge is to start taking “Combat Showers” when you shower.  Here’s […]

CHALLENGE DAY 7

CHALLENGE DAY 7

Is there something in your mailbox EVERY day?  80% of what’s in there is probably junk.  Did you know that you can get removed from many of the marketing lists and reduce your junk mail significantly? Today’s challenge is to Reduce Junk Mail you can greatly reduce the amount of mail you receive by completing […]

CHALLENGE DAY 6

CHALLENGE DAY 6

Do you Plog? Have you heard of “Plogging”?  It is a phenomena where people go jogging, bring a bag and pick up trash along their route.  “Plogging” is essentially a combination of the word jogging and the Swedish words for “pick up” (plocka upp). Today’s challenge is to give it a go!  Try “Plogging” in […]

CHALLENGE DAY 5

CHALLENGE DAY 5

Turn down the Heat! If your hot water heater is set to hotter than 120 degrees F. (49 C.), you might get scalded if you have the tap on hot.  Today’s challenge is to turn down your hot water heater* to 120 degrees F. (49 C.).  If yours is already turned down, do one of […]

CHALLENGE DAY 3

CHALLENGE DAY 3

Have a pet? Here are some options for today’s challenge: DOG: Switch to biodegradable friendly poop bags, like these:   BioBags actually compost! https://www.rover.com/blog/truth-about-biodegradable-poop-bags-in/ Just flush it! Easier said than done, but there are options for that, like these: The “Doggie Dooley” is just one way you can compost your dog’s waste Look into composting […]

CHALLENGE DAY 4

CHALLENGE DAY 4

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES Do you know how if you do a circuit workout and can’t or don’t want to do one of the work outs you can do 10 burpees? Sometimes during this 21-Day Challenge the challenge of the day may not apply to you or you just can’t do it that day, so we’ve come […]

CHALLENGE DAY 2

CHALLENGE DAY 2

Today’s challenge should be super easy if you already recycle.  Here goes…   Start recycling – – if you already recycle, make sure you’re following your waste management’s guidelines and start recycling one new item   The most important part of this is “following your waste management’s guidelines”.  Recycling varies depending on where you live.  […]

CHALLENGE DAY 1

CHALLENGE DAY 1

For the first day of the 21-Day Challenge: If you haven’t already: Sign-up for the challenge! Congratulations and WELCOME! Like on Facebook Follow on Twitter Follow on Instagram Use the hashtags #WasteNotWantNot2018 and #SustainableThree You did it!  You’re well on your way!  See you tomorrow for DAY 2! Please follow and like us:

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