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June 1, 2021 - May 1, 2022
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Tom Thornton

Trash Elimination Team AKA TET...

"Adopt a Beach for Litter and Trash pickup and removal..."

Points Total

  • 40 Today
  • 235 This Week
  • 7,656 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    34
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    kWh
    energy saved
  • up to
    240
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,794
    pounds of trash
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    27,954
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Tom's Actions

Waterwise Home

Conserve Toilet Water

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

COMPLETED 188
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Home

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 192
DAILY 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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waterwise Beautification

Install Greywater Catchment

I will install a greywater catchment system in my home.

Completed
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 4 tree(s) in my home or in my community.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waterwise Beautification

Collect Rain Water

I will create 2 rain garden(s), bioswale(s), or use rain barrels to collect water for outdoor watering needs.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waterwise Beautification

Use Permeable Pavers

I will reduce polluted runoff and support groundwater recharge where possible by replacing 15 square feet of concrete with permeable surfaces.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waterwise Beautification

Use Native Plants When Possible

I will plant 4 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 Home

Install a Toilet Tank Bank

I will reduce the amount of water flushed and save up to 11 gallons (41 L) of water each day by installing a toilet tank bank.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 191
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Home

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waterwise Home

Eat A Little Less Meat

I will replace 2 ounces of animal protein with plant-based protein every day.

COMPLETED 180
DAILY ACTIONS

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 170
DAILY ACTIONS

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    Tom Thornton 11/27/2021 3:32 PM

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    Tom Thornton 11/27/2021 3:32 PM

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    Tom Thornton 11/26/2021 2:17 PM
    More Sea Turtle obstacles and Litter off the Beach... Jensen Beach AKA Sea Turtle nesting ZONE Z Martin County Florida...
    I am calling my Trash Pickup routine "The Trash Pickup Two Step"
    It seems like every two step I Am picking up some form of Trash...

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    Tom Thornton 11/25/2021 1:27 PM
    More Sea Turtle obstacles and Litter off the Beach...  
    MORE Nails off the Beach  and      #balloonsblow ...
    Jensen Beach AKA Sea Turtle nesting ZONE Z Martin County Florida...I am calling my Trash Pickup routine "The Trash Pickup Two Step"It seems like every two step I Am picking up some form of Trash...

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    Tom Thornton 11/24/2021 3:15 PM
    MORE OF THE SAME:  Removed WAY Too much
    Styrofoam Balls on Beach on the edge of the Indian River -
     Ocean Breeze / Jensen Beach Florida...    Styrofoam Balls can look like fish eggs...

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    Tom Thornton 11/23/2021 2:32 PM

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    Tom Thornton 11/20/2021 12:01 PM
     More Sea Turtle obstacles and Litter off the Beach...  #balloonsblow...
    Sat 20 Nov 2021 2 Hours...  Windy Day...Jensen Beach AKA Sea Turtle nesting ZONE Z Martin County Florida...I am calling my Trash Pickup routine "The Trash Pickup Two Step"It seems like every two step I Am picking up some form of Trash...Now 542 face mask removed from the Beach area -Beach, access points and parking lots sense July 2020... 

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    Tom Thornton 11/19/2021 2:12 PM
    4 Ounces of animal protein I replaced with 5.4 Ounces plant-based protein today:  Veggie Burgers 2 "Chef Ernesto"...  $1.00 for a two pack sold at Dollar Tree...

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    Tom Thornton 11/18/2021 1:19 PM
    More Sea Turtle obstacles and Litter off the Beach...   #balloonsblow
    Jensen Beach AKA Sea Turtle nesting ZONE Z Martin County Florida... 
    I am calling my Trash Pickup routine "The Trash Pickup Two Step"
    It seems like every two step I Am picking up some form of Trash...
    Now 542 face mask removed from the Beach area - 
    Beach, access points and parking lots sense July 2020...


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    Tom Thornton 11/17/2021 4:05 PM
    Vero Beach Florida CleanUp...   #balloonsblow  536th Face Mask off the Beach sense July 2020... I am calling my Trash Pickup routine "The Trash Pickup Two Step" 
    It seems like every two step I Am picking up some form of Trash...