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  • Reflection Question
    Water 5-Minute Showers
    Five minute showers are an impressive step toward reducing your water footprint. What is the next step you can take?

    Lainey Mathis's avatar
    Lainey Mathis 1/25/2021 12:44 PM
    try taking 4 minute long showers and once you get good at that if you really want to then go lower.
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Use a Reusable Water Bottle
    While water bottles are needed for health and safety in certain places, we can do more to reduce the unnecessary use of them. What are the barriers to you using reusable bottles and tap water instead of bottled water? How could you make this a permanent habit?

    Lainey Mathis's avatar
    Lainey Mathis 1/25/2021 12:43 PM
    Use a normal metal water bottle or a reusable water bottle.

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    Gamer luci 11/09/2020 11:01 AM
    This was fun thing to do and well, see you guys on zoom. 
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Support Pollution Reduction
    What environmental factors affect human health in your region, and how do they affect it?

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    Isabella Boden 11/06/2020 1:58 PM
                                     
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Use a Reusable Mug
    Maybe you've heard how good it is to switch from a single use coffee cup to a reusable one, but it's just hard to make the switch. What stands in your way of making this a habit? By identifying the challenges, you can begin to work through them to have better success in taking this action. Knowing the difference you are making, how does it make you feel?

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    Isabella Boden 11/06/2020 1:58 PM
                                             
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Use a Reusable Water Bottle
    While water bottles are needed for health and safety in certain places, we can do more to reduce the unnecessary use of them. What are the barriers to you using reusable bottles and tap water instead of bottled water? How could you make this a permanent habit?

    Isabella Boden's avatar
    Isabella Boden 11/06/2020 1:58 PM
                                   
  • Reflection Question
    Food Meet My Local Farmers
    When you know who produces your food, you are connecting personally to your complex regional food system. What are the advantages of knowing who produces your food and where it comes from? Do you think this might enable someone to advocate for a better quality of life for those who produce their food, both near and far?

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    Isabella Boden 11/06/2020 1:58 PM
                                   
  • Reflection Question
    Food Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty
    In what ways does your community practice food sovereignty and what would happen if you could not access those foods?

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    Isabella Boden 11/06/2020 1:58 PM
                                 
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Reduce Single-Use Disposables
    Bringing your own bags and containers to the grocery store, and even to restaurants for leftovers, are a couple of ways to reduce your waste. What single-use items (e.g. straws, coffee cups, vegetable bags, plastic bags) do you regularly use? What could be substituted instead?

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    Isabella Boden 11/06/2020 1:58 PM
                                     
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Compost Food Waste
    New to composting? Be sure to check out the action resource links to learn tips and more about it. As you transition from throwing food away to composting, what do you notice about how much you are tossing? How will you use your compost once it is ready?

    Isabella Boden's avatar
    Isabella Boden 11/06/2020 1:58 PM