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Join Me In July's Zero Waste Challenge


There are so many ways that we hurt the environment within our daily lives by wasting where we don't even realize. This challenge is all about making small adjustments to reduce the waste in our lives, while making a positive impact on the world around us.


Day 1: Learn 3 new facts about recycling


Day 2: Skip the plastic straw


Day 3: Carry a reusable water bottle


Day 4: Recycle plastic bags


Day 5: Take reusable bags to the store and/or to pack lunches for work and school


Day 6: Keep track of what you throw out and recycle throughout the day


Day 7: Start a compost bin


Day 8: Fix something instead of buying something new


Day 9: Pack a zero-waste lunch


Day 10: Recycle old batteries


Day 11: Turn old t-shirts into rags


Day 12: Recycle papers that you no longer need


Day 13: Cook dinner with food that will no longer be good soon so it does not go to waste


Day 14: Walk or bike instead of driving


Day 15: Do a craft that uses up-cycling


Day 16: Shop at a thrift store


Day 17: Donate clothes that you are no longer using


Day 18: Pick up at least one piece of trash off the ground and throw it away properly


Day 19: Shop in bulk


Day 20: Teach another person how to recycle properly


Day 21: Turn off lights as soon as they are not needed


Day 22: Turn off water whenever it is not being used (For example, when brushing teeth, do not leave water running)


Day 23: Don't use an chemical cleaning products


Day 24: Buy a reusable lightbulb for your home


Day 25: Do not use any plastic utensils


Day 26: Save your scraps


Day 27: Avoid buying plastic packaging


Day 28: Hang your clothes to dry rather than using dryer


Day 29: Shop local


Day 30: Think of ways to make your work environment less wasteful


Day 31: Reflect on this challenge and think of which daily challenges can be implemented in your every day life.





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