October 14 - October 28, 2016

Faryal Hasan

Eco Nationals

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 736 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    600
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    9
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    2
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    26
    people
    helped
  • up to
    10
    outdoor meals
    consumed
  • up to
    8
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    141
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    30
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    540
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    390
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    52
    miles
    travelled by foot
  • up to
    14
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    2
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    224
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    570
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    42
    organic meals
    consumed

Challenges

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

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

COMPLETED 14 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

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

COMPLETED 15 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

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

COMPLETED 14 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Whole Food Diet

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

COMPLETED 14 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

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

COMPLETED 14 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

Nature

Keep a Nature Journal

I will journal each day about my experiences in nature.

COMPLETED 8 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 15 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Needs vs. Wants

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

COMPLETED 14 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Recycle all Recyclable Materials

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

COMPLETED 14 OF 15
DAILY 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 4 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 14 OF 15
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

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

Waste

Compost Food Waste

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

COMPLETED 14 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 14 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 4 mile(s) per day instead of driving and avoid sending up to 9.65 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 8 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 14 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 7 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Enjoy the Sunrise/Sunset

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

COMPLETED 10 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

More Fruits And Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 2 cups of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 12 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Work-Life Balance

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

COMPLETED 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Explore my Area

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

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

COMPLETED 11 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

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

COMPLETED 14 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

Waste

Start Composting

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Less Screen Time

I will replace 60 minute(s) of screen time per day with other activities.

COMPLETED 10 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

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

COMPLETED 12 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Community

Join my Neighborhood Association

I will join my neighborhood association or another local group.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

Nature

Eat Meals Outside

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

COMPLETED 10 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Disconnect from Email

I will disconnect from my email when not at work.

COMPLETED 11 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

Exercise Daily

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

COMPLETED 12 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Community

Help Others

I will offer to help 2 person(s) who are in need each day.

COMPLETED 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Buy Only What I Need

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

COMPLETED 13 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 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Spend Time Outside

I will replace 10 minute(s) per day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside.

COMPLETED 11 OF 15
DAILY 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

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 Challenge

Simplicity

De-Clutter my Home

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

COMPLETED 12 OF 15
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 14 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 2 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 10 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Avoid Disposables

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

COMPLETED 12 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 2 hour(s) in my community.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Buy Food and Water Only

I will not purchase anything but food and water.

COMPLETED 14 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 15 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Limit Social Media

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

COMPLETED 11 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Become a Master Recyler/Composter

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

Track my Purchases

I will maintain a record of all my purchases.

COMPLETED 12 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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