October 14 - October 28, 2016

Michele Espinoza

EC Company

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 496 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    420
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    7
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    0
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    3
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    7
    outdoor meals
    consumed
  • up to
    20
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    9
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    65
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    96
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    12
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved

Challenges

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

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

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

Waste

Use Reusable Containers

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

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

Simplicity

Disconnect from Email

I will disconnect from my email when not at work.

COMPLETED 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Buy Food and Water Only

I will not purchase anything but food and water.

COMPLETED 4 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 1 meal(s) with zero waste each day.

COMPLETED 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 9 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Just Drive Less

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

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

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

Watch a Documentary

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

Buy Only What I Need

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

COMPLETED 4 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

Collect Rain Water

I will create a rain garden or bioswale, or use rain barrels to collect water for outdoor watering needs.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Health

Exercise Daily

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

COMPLETED 7 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

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

COMPLETED 10 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Eat Meals Outside

I will eat 1 meal(s) outside each day.

COMPLETED 7 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 12 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Limit Social Media

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

COMPLETED 9 OF 15
DAILY 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 11 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

Avoid Refined Sugar

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

COMPLETED 8 OF 15
DAILY 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

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 Challenge

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 10 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Compost Food Waste

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

COMPLETED 11 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Say No to Seafood

I will not eat seafood.

COMPLETED 14 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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