October 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020

Valerie Potvin

County of San Diego

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,941 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    193
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    8
    pounds
    food waste recorded
  • up to
    93
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    4,658
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Valerie's Actions

Shopping

Eat Before Shopping

Those who grocery shop on an empty stomach spend 64% more than not-hungry shoppers. Resist impulse buys by shopping with a full stomach. Eat a snack or a meal before going grocery shopping.

COMPLETED 48
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 52
DAILY ACTIONS

Shopping

Shop More Often

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

COMPLETED 34
DAILY ACTIONS

Shopping

Scrutinize Deals

Five bananas for $1 is a good deal only if you eat all five. Many stores offer the sale price even if you buy less than the stated quantity.

COMPLETED 48
DAILY ACTIONS

Planning

Dinner Party Guest-imator

I will use the Guest-imator to plan how much food to make for my upcoming dinner party with 2 guests.

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 64
DAILY ACTIONS

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