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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

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 6,316 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    33
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    kWh
    energy saved
  • up to
    205
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,463
    pounds of trash
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    24,844
    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 154
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 158
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 157
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 147
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 138
DAILY ACTIONS

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    Tom Thornton 10/24/2021 2:22 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..
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    Tom Thornton 10/23/2021 1:56 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...
    Now 528 face mask removed from the Beach area - 
    Beach, access points and parking lots sense July 2020...

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    Tom Thornton 10/23/2021 1:51 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... Now 528 face mask removed from the Beach area - Beach, access points and parking lots sense July 2020... 

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    Tom Thornton 10/22/2021 2:41 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 10/21/2021 12:13 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 10/20/2021 4:07 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...

  • Tom Thornton's avatar
    Tom Thornton 10/20/2021 4:07 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 10/19/2021 1:25 PM
    Replaced 4 oz of beef with 5.6 oz of Veggie Burger "Chef Ernesto"  and drink Almond Milk...   Both for $1.00 at Dollar Tree...

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    Tom Thornton 10/18/2021 1:46 PM
    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...

  • Tom Thornton's avatar
    Tom Thornton 10/17/2021 2:22 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...