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June 1, 2021 - May 1, 2022
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Amy Long

Life After Lawn

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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 4 plastic straw(s) of out of the ocean each day.

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Take the Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation

I will discover the power of my community working together by completing the WNMC Pledge and pledging to save 100. gallons of water.

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5-Minute Showers

I will save up to 20 gallons (75 L) of water each day by taking 5-minute showers.

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Conserve Toilet Water

I will save up to 12 gallons (45 L) of water a day by flushing only when necessary.

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Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

I will save up to 15 gallons (56 L) of water a day by installing a low-flow showerhead.

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Fix Leaky Faucets

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 9 gallons (34 L) of water per faucet every day.

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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.

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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.

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Hydrozone Your Landscape

I will "hydrozone" my yard and garden so that low water-use, moderate water-use and high water-use plants are grouped together.

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Use Native Plants When Possible

I will plant 1000 square feet of native species, landscape with water-efficient plants in order to reduce general water usage, and minimize fertilizer and pesticide use.

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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.

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