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October 14 - October 28, 2016
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Barbara Hassan

Fort George Brewery

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 260 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    24
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    32
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2.8
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    197
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    180
    minutes
    spent outdoors

Barbara's Actions

Waste

Start Composting

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Compost Food Waste

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

COMPLETED 4
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

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Avoid Refined Sugar

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Recycle all Recyclable Materials

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

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 4 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

De-Clutter my Home

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Water

Collect Rain Water

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

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 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 6 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 6 hour(s) in my community.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 90-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Eco-friendly Gardening

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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 ACTIONS

Create Your Own Action

Social media for a better world

I'll post or forward at least one Earth friendly article per day in at least one of the three public forums I manage to raise awareness of the environmental challenges and novel solutions occurring around us. Hopefully, this challenge will inspire and motivate others to engage and become part of the solution.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Barbara Hassan's avatar
    Barbara Hassan 10/17/2016 11:12 PM
    I avoid plastic bottles and use refillable stainless steel and glass bottles. 

  • Barbara Hassan's avatar
    Barbara Hassan 10/17/2016 11:10 PM
    I put my computer to sleep immediately after I've finished each session.

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    Barbara Hassan 10/17/2016 11:09 PM
    I carry three collapsable reusable shopping bags in my handbag so that I'm never without.  I also keep a few more in my vehicle.