October 14 - October 28, 2016

Gordon Barker

Barker Whybrows Mennels and Mistrys

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 165 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    9
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    60
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    1
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    9
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    68
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    organic meals
    consumed

Challenges

Health

Avoid Refined Sugar

I will adopt a diet free of refined sugars, which eliminates sweetened beverages, candy, and processed foods.

COMPLETED 1 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 30 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 2 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 3 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day.

COMPLETED 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 Challenge

Waste

Compost Food Waste

I will avoid sending .69 lbs (.31 kg) of food waste to the landfill per day.

COMPLETED 2 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Needs vs. Wants

I will adopt a "Needs Vs. Wants" approach and only buy things I need.

COMPLETED 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Whole Food Diet

I will enjoy 2 meal(s) per day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 1 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Recycle all Recyclable Materials

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

COMPLETED 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Buy in Bulk

I will only purchase bulk food items and avoid all single-package items.

COMPLETED 0 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Adjust the Thermostat

I will adjust my thermostat down 2 degrees from usual when I use the heat, and up 2 degrees when I use air conditioning.

COMPLETED 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

More Fruits And Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 5 cups of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 2 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients per day.

COMPLETED 2 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Consider Switching to an Electric Vehicle

Research or test drive an electric car or bike.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

I will source 2 meal(s) per day from local producers.

COMPLETED 0 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

Support Pollution Reduction

I will learn about water and air quality issues in my area, how they are impacting human and environmental health, and how I can help.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

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 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 3 meal(s) with zero waste each day.

COMPLETED 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Transportation

Just Drive Less

I will cut my car trip mileage by only taking necessary trips.

COMPLETED 1 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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