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October 14 - October 28, 2016
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jordan adams

Sustainable Ballard

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 360 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    16
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    20
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    30
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    600
    gallons of water
    have been saved

jordan's Actions

Water

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 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Online Energy Audit

I will complete an online energy audit of my home, office, or dorm room and identify my next steps for saving energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 2 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Disable Screen Savers

I will disable screen savers and will put the computer to sleep instead, saving up to 28% % more energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

5-Minute Showers

I will save up to 20 gallons (75 L) of water each day.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Turn it off

I will keep lights, electronics, and appliances turned off when not using them.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Power Down the Computer

I will power down my computer and monitor when not using it for more than 2 hours, saving up to (1.1) lbs of CO2 per day that I do this.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 20 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 1,600 lbs of C02 over the course of the next year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Conserve Toilet Water

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

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • jordan adams's avatar
    jordan adams 10/28/2016 9:11 AM
    What a great challenge! Thanks to the Sustainable Ballard leadership for including me, let me know how the challenge goes for everyone else!

  • jordan adams's avatar
    jordan adams 10/18/2016 10:32 AM
    Hi all,

    If you were like me, you may not have remembered to check in when the challenge started. I just saw you can go back and retroactively check in by clicking the small gray circles that represent the 15 days of the challenge, located above.