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April 1 - April 30, 2022

Puget Sound Facilities

University of Puget Sound

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  • April 27 at 3:04 PM
    One change inspired by the challenge that will be a permanent one - Diaper Stork delivers tomorrow, and we are making the switch to cloth diapers! We realized there would be no "easy" time to do it, and just needed to take the plunge. The amount of trash we produce is going to instantly halve!
  • April 25 at 7:28 AM
    I hosted an on-campus planting with Native Plants! In looking into these practices, however, I am adjusting my strategy at home - I planted a lot of native shade plants when I moved in, but will be overseeding the lawn with a microclover mix, and sourcing some borage and honeywort for the sunny spots. I also am letting the deadnettle that has...
  • April 8 at 10:07 AM
    I was surprised that WA state electricity is so water intensive (we're mostly hydro, which is a renewable resource). I already treat baths as a, well, treat, but I can get more efficient in the shower! One nice thing is we have a very small bathtub, so my baths probably use about half the water most other baths use. The largest source was...
  • April 8 at 8:32 AM
    I saved some of my plastics from today, and there are more that sneak in there than you would think! Starting in the morning...+ Starbucks coffee cup (non-recyclable, but washable and reusable)+ Safeway bag (recyclable)+ 2 creamer packets (non-recyclable)+ 3 milk storage bags (non-recyclable)+ 2 popcorn wrappers (non-recyclable) and bags+ 2...
  • April 8 at 8:04 AM
    This is a great challenge in that it helps me to focus on the best practices in every area of my life!
  • April 7 at 8:47 AM
    On campus, I walk to meetings (instead of driving or taking a cart). When the weather is nicer, I'll bring my bike and bike! A win for me, and a win for the environment. 

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