October 14 - October 28, 2016

Dante Gomez

KEEN OUTDOOR SALES WEST

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 685 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    0
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    2
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    2
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    4
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    405
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    6
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    8
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    10
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    40
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    6
    organic meals
    consumed

Challenges

Community

Raise Money for a Nonprofit

I will raise money to support Northwest Earth Institute or another nonprofit.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Avoid Refined Sugar

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Compost Food Waste

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Community

Sign a Petition

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Visit a Local Farm

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 8 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

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

Simplicity

Support a Sharing Economy

I will create or support a sharing economy with family, friends, and neighbors.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Simplicity

Work-Life Balance

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

COMPLETED 0
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 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 3 mile(s) per day instead of driving and avoid sending up to 5.57 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Nature

Explore my Area

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water

Install Greywater Catchment

I will install a greywater catchment system in my home.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Consider Switching to an Electric Vehicle

Research or test drive an electric car or bike.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Health

Go Get a Check Up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Join an Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Eat Meals Outside

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Water

Ditch the Lawn

I will replace my lawn with a drought-tolerant landscape and save water, money, and time cutting the grass.

Completed
One-Time 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

Waste

Avoid Disposables

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Cook New Recipes

I will cook a new recipe every day that features organic and/or local ingredients.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 5 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Use Reusable Containers

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

COMPLETED 0
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 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

De-Clutter my Home

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

More Fruits And Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 1 cups of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 1
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 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Simplicity

Buy Only What I Need

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

COMPLETED 0
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 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Go Paperless

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Work from Home

I will work from home 7 day(s) to avoid my commute's carbon output.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Spend Time Outside

I will replace 180 minute(s) per day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Buy from a Farmers Market

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 3 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients per day.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 120 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

I will enjoy 2 meatless meal(s) per day.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Water

Eco-friendly Gardening

I will plant native species, landscape with water-efficient plants, and use eco-friendly fertilizers.

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

Simplicity

Track my Purchases

I will maintain a record of all my purchases.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 45-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

100-Mile Diet

I'm up for a serious challenge! I will only eat food that has been raised and cultivated within a hundred-mile radius of where I live.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

I will plant an herb garden in my home, workplace, or dorm room.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

I will source 1 meal(s) per day from local producers.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Find Local Recycling Depots

I will find out where to recycle the recyclable items that I can't put in my curbside bin.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Buy in Bulk

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Water

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of plants and trees at my home or work.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Food

Smart Seafood Choices

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Tend a Garden

I will tend to a garden each day, or work on starting one.

COMPLETED 1
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

Waste

Set up Recycling

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Food

Whole Food Diet

I will enjoy 2 meal(s) per day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Transportation

Conduct Virtual Meetings

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Transportation

Just Drive Less

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY 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

Health

Know My Health

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Needs vs. Wants

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Limit Social Media

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Have Meetings Outside

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Start Composting

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Water

Conserve Toilet Water

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Do Nature Activities

I will engage in nature-based activities with my kid(s) for 120 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 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Enjoy the Sunrise/Sunset

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

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  • Dante Gomez 10/12/2016 11:28 AM
    Living on an island is not as difficult as you may think.  If you envision your town as an island, you will find yourself living more sustainably.