October 14 - October 28, 2016

Sherry Milliken

EC Company

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 651 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    6
    neighbors
    met
  • up to
    16
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    30
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    225
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    15
    outdoor meals
    consumed
  • up to
    3
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    75
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    846
    gallons of water
    have been saved

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 15 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Start Composting

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 15 OF 15
DAILY 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

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 2 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream.

COMPLETED 15 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Community

Sign a Petition

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

COMPLETED 0 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 2 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Community

Meet my Neighbors

I will meet 1 new neighbor(s) per day.

COMPLETED 6 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Use Reusable Containers

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

COMPLETED 15 OF 15
DAILY 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

Waste

Recycle all Recyclable Materials

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

COMPLETED 15 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Needs vs. Wants

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

COMPLETED 15 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 2 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day.

COMPLETED 15 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Community

Join my Neighborhood Association

I will join my neighborhood association or another local group.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Just Drive Less

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

COMPLETED 15 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

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

COMPLETED 15 OF 15
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

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 15 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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.

Completed
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 15 OF 15
DAILY 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 9 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

Know My Health

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

De-Clutter my Home

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

COMPLETED 10 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

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 15 OF 15
DAILY 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 15 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 15-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 15 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Eat Meals Outside

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

COMPLETED 15 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 Challenge

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 15 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 3 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

Work-Life Balance

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

COMPLETED 15 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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  • Sherry Milliken 10/21/2016 3:34 PM
    its amazing how easy this is . . .and these actions really do help our world . . . who would've thought!!  :o)


  • Sherry Milliken 10/14/2016 12:14 PM
    a few of the things, I'm constantly harping at my kids for . . . turning off lights, etc.  but a few of the others, I never really thought about, so if doing them improves our world, then I'm all in!