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Maria Escamilla-Martinez

County of San Diego - Winter

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 2,102 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    754
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    99
    food items
    properly stored
  • up to
    4
    pounds
    food waste recorded
  • up to
    362
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    60
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    17,640
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    5
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    5
    zero waste recipes
    cooked

Maria's Actions

Community

Enroll in a Composting Workshop

I will sign up for a free composting workshop and learn more about how to get started composting.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Let's Get Social

I will share a Save The Food social media post.

Completed
One-Time Action

Shopping

Shop More Often

Grocery shop more often, and buy fresh foods in smaller quantities.

COMPLETED 99
DAILY ACTIONS

Food Systems

Organize a Course

I will organize one of Ecochallenge.org's discussion courses on food sustainability, 'Menu for the Future' or 'Hungry for Change', with my family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Compost

I will compost my food scraps.

COMPLETED 99
DAILY ACTIONS

Cooking

Save the Peels

When life gives you lemons (or any other citrus peels), use the rinds to make a nontoxic cleaner.

Completed
One-Time Action

Cooking

Fruit Smoothies

Freeze fruits nearing their end and use in smoothies. You can even try freezing avocados (see Resource)!

COMPLETED 99
DAILY ACTIONS

Shopping

Skip the Cart

Bigger carts make us feel like we need to fill them! Use a hand basket to improve grocery store discipline and prevent over-purchasing.

COMPLETED 99
DAILY ACTIONS

Shopping

Shop with Recipes In Mind

Create a shopping list with specific recipes and meals in mind. Purchase only what's on the list when you do groceries.

COMPLETED 99
DAILY ACTIONS

Planning

Eat Me First

I will create an "Eat Me First" area in my fridge to prioritize food that needs to be used right away.

COMPLETED 99
DAILY ACTIONS

Planning

Fridge Inventory

I will keep a fridge inventory to stay up to date with what I have in my fridge before I go grocery shopping.

COMPLETED 99
DAILY ACTIONS

Planning

Meal Prep Mania

I will meal prep 5 meals.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food Waste Tracking

Food Waste Tracking

Ready. Set. Record!

For each day during the food waste tracking week, record your food waste. This action accepts one entry per day, so be sure to enter one total for food waste across all of your meals, or weigh all of your food waste once at the end of each day. Please use ounces for unit of measurement.

COMPLETED 125
DAILY ACTIONS

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