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October 14 - October 28, 2016
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Paul Cavender

City and County of Denver

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Waste

Buy in Bulk

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

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Waste

Go Paperless

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

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Waste

Needs vs. Wants

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

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Waste

Use Reusable Containers

I will only use reusable containers for my lunches at work or school.

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Waste

Avoid Disposables

I will not use any disposable plates, cups, or cutlery.

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Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

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Waste

Recycle all Recyclable Materials

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

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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.

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Simplicity

De-Clutter my Home

I will de-clutter, clean, and donate or recycle unneeded items in my home.

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Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

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Simplicity

Work-Life Balance

I will not work more than 8 hour days each day.

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Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

I will eat all of my meals without distractions, e.g., phone, computer, TV, or newspaper.

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Simplicity

Limit Social Media

I will limit my social media use to once per day.

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Simplicity

Disconnect from Email

I will disconnect from my email when not at work.

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Simplicity

Less Screen Time

I will replace 30 minute(s) of screen time per day with other activities.

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Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

I will avoid buying toxic plastics, including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl.

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Health

Avoid Refined Sugar

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

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Health

Know My Health

I will get my Core Four Biometrics tests (blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and BMI).

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Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 20-minute walk outside each day.

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Transportation

Just Drive Less

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

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Water

5-Minute Showers

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

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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.

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Community

Sign a Petition

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

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Nature

Have Meetings Outside

I will schedule 15 minute(s) of work meetings or phone calls outside each day.

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Community

Help Others

I will offer to help 3 person(s) who are in need each day.

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Food

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary film about food with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

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Nature

Spend Time Outside

I will replace 30 minute(s) per day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside.

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Community

Share my Actions

I will make my environmental actions visible with a lawn sign or bumper sticker, or by posting to my social media networks.

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Transportation

Conduct Virtual Meetings

I will not travel for meetings and will instead conduct them virtually.

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Energy

Disable Screen Savers

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

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Nature

Leave No Trace

I will practice the seven principles of leave no trace when doing nature activities alone or with family and friends.

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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.

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Transportation

Go by Bike

I will commute by bike 7 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to 6.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

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Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 60 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

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Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 6 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

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Food

Weekly Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, only buying the ingredients I need.

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Food

Smart Seafood Choices

I will visit seafoodwatch.org or download the app and commit to making better seafood choices for a healthier ocean.

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Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 2 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients per day.

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Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

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Water

Conserve Toilet Water

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

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Health

Go Get a Check Up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

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Energy

Turn it off

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

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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.

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