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May 1, 2020 - May 1, 2021
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Tom Thornton

Trash Elimination Team AKA TET...

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 511 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    0
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    0
    kWh
    energy saved
  • up to
    18
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    71
    pounds of trash
    have been saved
  • up to
    851
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Tom'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.

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One-Time Action

Waterwise Beautification

Install Greywater Catchment

I will install a greywater catchment system in my home.

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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.

Uncompleted
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.

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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.

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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.

Uncompleted
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 12
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 12
DAILY 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 11
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.

Uncompleted
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 8
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 9
DAILY ACTIONS

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    Tom Thornton 5/18/2021 7:32 AM

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    Tom Thornton 5/17/2021 1:50 PM
    Visited Hobe Sound today,,,  Beach Clean Up removed 7 Balloons, 5 of those Grad 2021...  Removed 4 more Face Mask, one was in a plastic Bio-Hazard bag...  Now I have picked 351 Face Mask sense July 2020...

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    Tom Thornton 5/16/2021 7:46 AM
    #balloonsblow Don't Let Them Go... Jensen Beach Florida AKA Sea Turtle Nesting Zone Z Martin County... #CleanSwell #cleanon More Litter off the Beach...  Found a brick of_________??

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    Tom Thornton 5/15/2021 8:46 AM
    #balloonsblow Don't Let Them Go...  Jensen Beach AKA Sea Turtle Nesting ZONE Z Martin County Florida...

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    Tom Thornton 5/14/2021 2:41 PM
    Mangrove Cleanup Indian River Park Jensen Beach Florida...  BUT a sad day for a juvenile 7" X 11" Loggerhead Sea Turtle - old enough to have barnacles on shell...

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    Tom Thornton 5/13/2021 1:55 PM
    More Litter removed Ocean Breeze area South of Sun Dace Marine...  Ocean Breese Florida...

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    Tom Thornton 5/12/2021 4:04 PM
    Made a 2 hour Dive at the Blue Heron Bridge Riviera Beach, FL, USA...  Then made a one hour Beach cleanup...  #wylandfoundation #CleanSwell #cleanon ...  Picked up 4 more Face Mask - now 345 removed sense July 2020...  ANY is too Many...

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    Tom Thornton 5/11/2021 3:39 PM
    MORE Litter off the Beach...  Jensen Beach AKA Sea Turtle nesting ZONE Z Martin County Florida... Beach Bum at the Beach...  

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    Tom Thornton 5/10/2021 10:12 AM
    More Litter off the Beach...  Jensen Beach AKA Sea Turtle nesting ZONE Z Martin County Florida...
  • Reflection Question
    Waterwise Beautification Use Native Plants When Possible
    What sort of native plants could you use for beautiful gardens, lawns, and living spaces that are more waterwise?

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    Tom Thornton 5/10/2021 10:03 AM
    Growing plants to transplant later...