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September 14 - October 11, 2020
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H McCrillis

"To do our part to get Minneapolis to be a zero-waste city!"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 71 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    0
    pounds
    food waste prevented

H's Actions

Community

Recycle More Organics

I will add organics recycling collection bins to all areas of the house where organics are generated, such as the bathroom.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Advocate for More Food Options

I will advocate for local and/or organic food options at work, on campus, at the store, or at a restaurant I frequent.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Shopping

Scrutinize Deals

I will resist the suggestion to buy the quantity advertised on sale and only buy what I know I will eat.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Shopping

Skip the Cart

Bigger carts make us feel like we need to fill them! Use a hand basket to improve grocery store discipline and prevent over-purchasing.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Planning

Create a Weekly Meal Plan

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu of meals and ingredients for my household of 2.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Planning

Track My Wasted Food

I will keep notes on all the food that my household of 2 throws out so I can learn how what we're wasting, how much, and why it goes to waste.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Planning

Use a Portion Planner

I will use a portion size guide to ensure appropriate portions when cooking. I will cook 3 portion-appropriate meals.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Planning

Meal Prep

I will set aside time to prepare 10 meals in advance.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Planning

Take a Food Inventory

I will take a fridge and pantry inventory to stay up to date with what I have at home before I go grocery shopping.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Shopping

Support Imperfection

I will intentionally buy ugly produce at the grocery store, farmers market, or sign up for an ugly produce CSA box.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Planning Take a Food Inventory
    Are there food items you have been better about using up and not wasting since you started keeping an inventory of what's in your fridge?

    H McCrillis's avatar
    H McCrillis 9/30/2020 2:53 PM
    Mom and I have asked whether or not we eat certain foods before we buy them online.

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    H McCrillis 9/01/2020 1:10 PM
    I already organically recycle, so I saw this on the Facebook feed and decided to join.