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October 14 - October 28, 2016
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Ashley Danielle

Bamboo Sushi

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,310 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    96
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    64
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    22
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    330
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    4
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    3
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    24
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    48
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    2
    neighbors
    met
  • up to
    48
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    22
    outdoor meals
    consumed
  • up to
    735
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    2
    people
    helped
  • up to
    136
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    330
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    220
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    5
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    24
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    7
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    188
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    33
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Ashley's Actions

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 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 8 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

De-Clutter my Home

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Less Screen Time

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

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

Waste

Needs vs. Wants

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

COMPLETED 11
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

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 11
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 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

More Fruits And Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 3 cups of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Avoid Refined Sugar

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Exercise Daily

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Audit Toxic Products In My Home

I will research toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies and personal care products and remove them from my home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Have a Garage Sale

I will have a group garage sale with friends, family, and/or neighbors.

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

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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

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

Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 5 hour(s) in my community.

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

Community

Sign a Petition

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Help Others

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Meet my Neighbors

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Talk to my Friends

I will decide which social or environmental issue in my community is most important to me and tell 2 friends per day about the issue.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Eat Meals Outside

I will eat 2 meal(s) outside each day.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Start Composting

I will start a compost collection at home, work, or school.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Keep a Nature Journal

I will journal each day about my experiences in nature.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Avoid Disposables

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Compost Food Waste

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Enjoy the Sunrise/Sunset

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Become a Master Recyler/Composter

I will sign up for a Master Recycler/Composter program in my area.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Buy in Bulk

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Track my Purchases

I will maintain a record of all my purchases.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Leave No Trace

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Do Nature Activities

I will engage in nature-based activities with my kid(s) for 0 minute(s) each day. (This can be anything from going on a walk or hike, to noticing the leaves changing color, to reading a book with nature themes.)

COMPLETED 11
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

Recycle all Recyclable Materials

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

COMPLETED 11
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 3 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

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

Waste

Set up Recycling

I will set up a recycling center at my workplace or school.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Go Get a Check Up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Buy Only What I Need

I will not buy anything except items required for health and safety.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Practice Gratitude for Earth

I will spend 15 minute(s) per day outside, practicing gratitude (prayer, meditation, journaling, etc.) for Earth and the nature surrounding me.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Disconnect from Email

I will disconnect from my email when not at work.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Spend Time Outside

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Buy Food and Water Only

I will not purchase anything but food and water.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Consider Switching to an Electric Vehicle

Research or test drive an electric car or bike.

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

Health

Join A Quit-Smoking Program

I will join a smoking cessation program and post my daily progress on my EcoChallenge feed.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Happiness

I will write down three things every day for two weeks that I am grateful for or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Healthy Sleep

I will commit to getting 20 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Know My Health

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Use Reusable Containers

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Limit Social Media

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Smart Seafood Choices

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Buy from a Farmers Market

I will purchase produce and meat from a local farmers market or food co-op.

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

Nature

Explore my Area

I will explore at least one new hiking trail or nature walk in my area.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Animal-free diet

I will adopt a diet free of animal products.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Use Public Transit

I will use public transit 8 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to 2.44 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

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

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

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

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Watch a Documentary

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 4 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 4 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients per day.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 2 mile(s) per day instead of driving and avoid sending up to 1.93 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

I will enjoy 4 meatless meal(s) per day.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Say No to Seafood

I will not eat seafood.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY 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 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Whole Food Diet

I will enjoy 4 meal(s) per day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

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