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October 14 - October 28, 2016
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Clint Chase

CLEAResult

"Taking pride in starting a new movement in my community and spreading awareness and practicality of new uses and conservation of energy"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,575 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    2
    phone calls
    made to public officials or leaders
  • up to
    14
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    10
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,170
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    25
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    24
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    4
    neighbors
    met
  • up to
    570
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    4
    people
    helped
  • up to
    95
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,440
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    1
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    824
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Clint's Actions

Simplicity

Work-Life Balance

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

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 90 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 25 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Personal Waste Audit

I will collect all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash with me to raise my awareness of how much I send to the landfill.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Spend Time Outside

I will replace 60 minute(s) per day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Help Others

I will offer to help 1 person(s) who are in need each day.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Install Alternative Energy

I will install alternative energy systems, e.g., solar electric systems or solar water heaters.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Just Drive Less

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Use an Energy Meter

I will use an energy meter to monitor my energy use and identify opportunities to save power.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Have Meetings Outside

I will schedule 30 minute(s) of work meetings or phone calls outside each day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

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

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Pick up the Phone

I will make 1 phone call(s) per day to a public official or company to advocate community or planet-friendly policies.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

I will try a new method of food preparation, such as canning, pickling, or baking bread.

Completed
One-Time Action

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

Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 1 hour(s) in my community.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Meet my Neighbors

I will meet 1 new neighbor(s) per day.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Conserve Toilet Water

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

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

I will save up to 15 gallons (56 L) of water a day.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Use Muscle Power

I will only use muscle-powered transportation.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Connect with a Nonprofit

I will connect with a local nonprofit, environmental or otherwise, and find out how I can get involved or become a member.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Express my Support

I will find out who in my state makes decisions that impact the environment and express my support for more environmental actions.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater

I will avoid wasting water while waiting for the shower or sink to heat up.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Know My Health

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Consider Switching to an Electric Vehicle

Research or test drive an electric car or bike.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Healthy Sleep

I will commit to getting 120 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Work from Home

I will work from home 3 day(s) to avoid my commute's carbon output.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Take Control

Develop a plan with my medical professionals to achieve my best health and live my life to the fullest.

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

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 13
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

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

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

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 6 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Advocate for Greener Vehicles

I will assess the vehicles used by my company or college and advocate for a purchasing policy focused on fuel-efficient vehicles.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Fix Leaky Faucets

I will fix faucets that have been wasting up to 9 gallons (34 L) of water per faucet per day.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 5 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 2 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 13
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

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 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Avoid Disposables

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

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Whole Food Diet

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) per day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Sign a Petition

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Energy

Organize a Course

I will organize one of NWEI's discussion courses, such as 'Powering a Bright Future', with family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 30-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Enjoy the Sunrise/Sunset

I will enjoy the sunrise and/or sunset each day.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

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

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Upgrade my Windows

I will upgrade the windows or weatherstripping in my home or office to reduce air leaks and save on energy costs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Choose a Carbon Offset

If buying a plane ticket, I will also buy a carbon offset.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Conduct Virtual Meetings

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

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Visit a Local Farm

I will visit a nearby farm to pick my own fruits and veggies.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Join an Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Clint Chase's avatar
    Clint Chase 10/26/2016 8:40 AM
    I have been doing a lot of these daily challenges i signed up for, but seeing them i see how much over the years i have actually changed my habits and they are not things that are hard for me to do anymore!

    • Mittale Suchak's avatar
      Mittale Suchak 10/26/2016 12:37 PM
      That's great that you are participating in many of the daily challenges.  I have found them very beneficial as well. I also love the one-time challenges!