October 14 - October 28, 2016

Brook Detterman

Boston Eco Strong

"To win."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 271 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    4
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    180
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    0
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    4
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    32
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    140
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Challenges

Waste

Avoid Disposables

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Healthy Sleep

I will commit to getting 8 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Avoid Refined Sugar

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 Challenge

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 3
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 12 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Uncompleted
One-Time 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

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 Challenge

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 Challenge

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 3
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 45 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Recycle all Recyclable Materials

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

Conserve Toilet Water

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use Reusable Containers

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Consider Switching to an Electric Vehicle

Research or test drive an electric car or bike.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

Disconnect from Email

I will disconnect from my email when not at work.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

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