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September 14 - October 11, 2020
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Dan Rubenstein

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 235 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    64
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    11
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    58
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    3
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Dan's Actions

Planning

Plan to Glean

I will plan to glean locally growing produce and then preserve, share or eat 3 meal(s) from it.

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Cooking

Make Use of Leftovers

I will finish, share or repurpose 3 servings of leftovers.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Storage

Make Smoothies

I will freeze fruits and veggies, such as overripe bananas or avocados, to use later in smoothies.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Storage

Properly Store Food

I will store food and organize my fridge based on best practices to prevent food from spoiling before it is used.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

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 8
DAILY 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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Start Organics Recycling

My household will sign up for organics recycling service or start using a drop-off site to compost food waste and food-soiled paper.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Train Like a Chef

I will watch 1 online classes on "Creating a Full Use Kitchen" through the James Beard Foundation.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Watch a Documentary About Food

I will watch 2 videos or documentaries to learn about the scope and scale of food waste in this country.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Storage Make Smoothies
    What kinds of fruit and vegetables do you like eating in a smoothie?

    Dan Rubenstein's avatar
    Dan Rubenstein 9/24/2020 11:22 AM
    spinach, banana, apple, berries
  • Reflection Question
    Community Start Organics Recycling
    What kind of organics recycling did you start and how is it going for your household?

    Dan Rubenstein's avatar
    Dan Rubenstein 9/24/2020 11:16 AM
    city pick up, good so far, more goes in here than in the  garbage.