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October 14 - October 28, 2016
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Lex Agapinan

Columbia Sportswear Company

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 700 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3.0
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    10
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2.1
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    35
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    260
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    280
    minutes
    spent exercising

Lex's Actions

Community

Sign a Petition

I will sign a petition in support of an environmental or social initiative in my state.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Choose Two-Sided Printing

I will save up to .21 lbs (.09 kg) of paper per day by switching from one-sided printing to two-sided at work.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Work from Home

I will work from home 1 day(s) to avoid my commute's carbon output.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 1 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Recycle all Recyclable Materials

I will recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 2 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Find Local Recycling Depots

I will find out where to recycle the recyclable items that I can't put in my curbside bin.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 3 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Raise Money for a Nonprofit

I will raise money to support Northwest Earth Institute or another nonprofit.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Go Paperless

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by opting into paperless billing and/or unsubscribing from catalogs.

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

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

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

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 1 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Collect Rain Water

I will create a rain garden or bioswale, or use rain barrels to collect water for outdoor watering needs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Eco-friendly Gardening

I will plant native species, landscape with water-efficient plants, and use eco-friendly fertilizers.

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

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 20 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Heat and Cool Naturally

I will naturally heat and cool my house, office, or dorm room by opening or closing my windows, curtains, and blinds, and by using fans.

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Lex Agapinan 10/28/2016 6:10 AM
    This is it, truly the final stretch. In the last couple weeks, my measurable impact was that 2 lbs of paper, 260 gallons of water, 10 cups, and 35 plastic bottles were potentially saved. I hope everyone realizes the cumulative impact that small, daily habits can have. 

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    Lex Agapinan 10/27/2016 1:13 PM
    One day to go, but it doesn't mean you should stop!

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    Lex Agapinan 10/26/2016 6:34 AM
    Just a few more days. Let's keep the momentum going!

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    Lex Agapinan 10/20/2016 9:50 AM
    It feels good to do good...doesn't it?

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    Lex Agapinan 10/17/2016 6:32 AM
    I'm collecting more rainwater that I need to...in places I don't intend to!!!

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    Lex Agapinan 10/14/2016 10:50 AM
    Game on everyone!

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    Lex Agapinan 10/12/2016 3:57 PM
    Remember you don't have to wait for the challenge to begin to start making responsible choices!

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    Lex Agapinan 10/10/2016 2:17 PM
    Looking forward to engaging my teammates in this challenge. Let's save some energy/water/emissions...

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    Lex Agapinan 10/06/2016 10:21 AM
    I can't wait to start the challenge!