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June 1, 2021 - May 1, 2022
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Patty Hoch-Melluish

Environmental BC

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 120 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    151
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    4
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    6
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    229
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Patty's Actions

Waterwise Beautification

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of plants and trees at my home or work.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waterwise Beautification

Use Native Plants When Possible

I will plant 1 square feet of native species, landscape with water-efficient plants in order to reduce general water usage, and minimize fertilizer and pesticide use.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waterwise Beautification

Plant a Tree

I will reduce stormwater runoff, promote better air quality, and reduce CO2 from our atmosphere by planting 1 tree(s) in my home or in my community.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waterwise Community

Litter Removal

I will organize or participate in a volunteer litter clean up to keep trash from entering our storm drains and waterways.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Community

Say No to Plastic Straws

An estimated 71% of seabirds and 30% of turtles have been found with plastics in their stomachs. When they ingest plastic, marine life has a 50% mortality rate. By asking for no straw when placing a drink order, I will keep 1 plastic straw(s) of out of the ocean each day.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Community

Identify a Local Freshwater Hope Spot using the Wyland Foundation Google Earth Portal

I will show my support for a favorite lake, river, stream, wetland or place along the coast.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waterwise Home

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 2 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Home

Brush My Teeth Without Running Water

I will save up to 8 gallons (30 L) of water each day by turning it off while brushing my teeth.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Beautification

Share Your Project On Social Media

I will share an image or video of my project on social media and tag @wylandfoundation along with a caption highlighting the benefits of eco-friendly gardening.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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