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October 14 - October 28, 2016
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Tereasa Jefferis

MHCC Sustainable Saints

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 480 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    2
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    10
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    75
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    3
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    15
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    3
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    23
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    6
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Tereasa's Actions

Health

Take Control

Develop a plan with my medical professionals to achieve my best health and live my life to the fullest.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Explore my Area

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Nature

Do Nature Activities

I will engage in nature-based activities with my kid(s) for 30 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 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 3 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Upgrade my Windows

I will upgrade the windows or weatherstripping in my home or office to reduce air leaks and save on energy costs.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 ACTIONS

Water

Ditch the Lawn

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Nature

Spend Time Outside

I will replace 15 minute(s) per day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Nature

Enjoy the Sunrise/Sunset

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Whole Food Diet

I will enjoy 3 meal(s) per day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Work from Home

I will work from home 3 day(s) to avoid my commute's carbon output.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 Action

Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 3 hour(s) in my community.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 Action

Health

Healthy Sleep

I will commit to getting 15 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health

Avoid Refined Sugar

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Just Drive Less

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 10 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 ACTIONS

Health

Know My Health

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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 1
DAILY ACTION

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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 1
DAILY ACTION

Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

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

Completed
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 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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