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April 4 - April 25, 2018

ABC's Sustainability Committee

ABC's Sustainability Committee

Improving the quality of life in Southeastern Minnesota by providing rehabilitation and employment services for persons with disabilities and special needs.

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team impact

  • UP TO
    120
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • UP TO
    75
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    2
    documentaries
    watched
  • UP TO
    62
    conversations
    with people
  • UP TO
    1,200
    minutes
    spent learning
  • UP TO
    5
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • UP TO
    9
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    123
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    2,194
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    45
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • April 25 at 6:37 PM
    Meaningful financial investment may not be feasible for me, but I can contribute through time and advocacy. 
  • April 25 at 6:32 PM
    Refuse: not using plastic bags when eating produce at the store. Repurpose: use old materials for art projects (which is super fun and makes for some interesting pieces!)
  • April 25 at 6:30 PM
    The only vegetable that I don’t use everything for is peppers (don’t use the steam). Which I have yet to find a use for. If anyone has any suggestions, I would love to hear them! Otherwise, I cut up and use all of the veggies.
  • April 24 at 5:57 AM
    North American culture is one of excess.  We are a disposable nation.  I grew up eating a lot of red meat, which I still love today.  There were a few factors that probably contributed to this, I had terrible food allergies when I was a child, and meat was one of the things I could regularly eat that wouldn't upset them.  That coupled with the...
  • April 20 at 10:47 AM
    My Wasted Food log is going well. I am proud to say that there is no wasted chocolate on that list! :)
  • April 20 at 10:46 AM
    I love to have the chance to go on hikes in different parts of the state and United States.  I am looking forward to adding more opportunities to see the Great Outdoors in the USA!
  • April 20 at 10:04 AM
    Culture plays a large role in our meat eating habits. As a child, I did not like meat so I did not consume meeting. I was often criticized by my family, peers, teachers, etc. They thought it was behavioral. When I got to college, I started eating meat because I had limited options for food and it was more inexpensive to eat what was available....
  • April 20 at 10:01 AM
    We replaced our thermostat with a smart thermostat and we are very happy. The temperature in our home is much more consistent and I suspect that energy costs will decrease. 
  • April 20 at 10:00 AM
    I have never been a fan of material "stuff". Nate and I have a rule that we make memories versus purchasing items for each other for birthdays, anniversaries, etc. We are celebrating our 10 year anniversary this year and are going to a concert together rather than buying jewelry or other items. 
  • April 20 at 9:56 AM
    The Yellow Monkey has a spring open house on Saturday, May 5th! Please attend or shop at the Yellow Monkey to support a female run business that promotes individuals with disabilities in the workplace.  https://www.facebook.com/events/234306863976741/

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