February 27 - March 20, 2019

Kathy Suthard

PITTSBURGH ZOO PANGOLINS

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 910 Total

Kathy 's Actions

Waste

Avoid Disposables

I will not use any disposable straws, plates, cups, or cutlery.

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

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Reduce Unwanted Mail

I will reduce the amount of unwanted mail I receive (catalogs, phone books, etc.).

Completed
One-Time Action

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Go Paperless

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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Needs vs. Wants

I will adopt a 'Needs Vs. Wants' approach and only buy things I need.

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

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Lobby for Reusables

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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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 21
DAILY ACTIONS

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Find Local Recycling Depots

I will find out where to recycle the recyclable items that I can't put in my curbside bin.

Completed
One-Time Action

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Start Composting

I will start a compost collection at home, work, or school.

Completed
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Recycle Everything I Can

I will recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community.

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

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Become a Master Recycler/Composter

I will sign up for one of Pennsylvania Resource Council's workshops on composting, rainwater conservation, home health and other conservation topics.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Go get a check up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Know My health

I will get my Core Four Biometrics tests (blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and BMI).

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Kathy Suthard 3/20/2019 11:55 AM
    Wrapping up this challenge. Hope everyone remembers to log in and post!

  • Kathy Suthard 3/19/2019 11:38 AM
    Remembering to complete my challenge activities every day!

  • Kathy Suthard 3/18/2019 6:38 AM
    I’m having a new, better insulating window installed today! 

  • Kathy Suthard 3/17/2019 10:31 AM
    Gathered up a big box of items to be donated to the Viet Nam Veterans 

  • Kathy Suthard 3/15/2019 7:13 AM
    interesting to think about Now That China Has Refused To Buy Our Recyclables
    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwiY0ev2qYThAhVI2IMKHTZEBzcQFjAAegQIBBAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.npr.org%2Fsections%2Fgoatsandsoda%2F2018%2F06%2F28%2F623972937%2Fchina-has-refused-to-recycle-the-wests-plastics-what-now&usg=AOvVaw0Hyy2h56TFTFkJ14UN9-rX

  • Kathy Suthard 3/13/2019 11:48 AM
    Really hoping I can do better with reducing my throwaways at home. I have saved quite a few recyclable bags that can be dropped off at Giant Eagle.

  • Kathy Suthard 3/10/2019 10:49 AM
    Went to Giant Eagle with my reusable bags. And I ONLY bought things I needed rather than things I wanted. I’m trying......

  • Kathy Suthard 3/09/2019 9:41 AM
    I have learned my biggest “waste” challenge is Need vs Want! Really need to think about my impulse purchases. 

    • Hayden Sloan 3/09/2019 2:37 PM
      Bought a bar of chocolate today thinking "good thing I didn't choose that challenge!" XD

  • Kathy Suthard 3/08/2019 8:45 AM
    Got my Intern to join our team. Welcome Lou!

  • Kathy Suthard 3/05/2019 10:23 AM
    C’mon Pangolin team! Don’t forget to post your actions.