Reduce plastic waste by carrying your own reusable water bottle. Water refill stations are becoming more common in some public places and you'll be able to refill your bottle for free!
Challenge 2 of 7: Reusable Bags
Bring a few reusable bags on errands this month. Remember to practice this low waste habit on shopping trips and soon you won't want to go anywhere without one!
Challenge 3 of 7: Lights out!
Commit to keeping lights off in unoccupied rooms for the month. It only takes a moment to turn off the lights when leaving a room or office, but this simple habit helps save electricity, lower energy costs, and extend the life of light bulbs.
Challenge 4 of 7: Get Thrifty
Discover hidden gems, enjoy cost savings, and help reduce resources by visiting your local thrift store, Craigslist, eBay or Facebook Marketplace.
Challenge 5 of 7: Zero Waste Lunch
Use a reusable lunchbox, containers, utensils, and napkins when packing lunch for work or school.
Challenge 6 of 7: Ditch the Disposables
Try switching to reusable products like bags, utensils, and bottles. We use many disposable items for only a few minutes before trashing them and may not realize all the waste they create in the garbage can.
Challenge 7 of 7: A New Toy Story
Save money and build your community by hosting a clothing & toy swap with your neighbors, family, and friends. You'll save money, find clothes that fit your growing kids, and see your old items live another life.