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October 14 - October 28, 2016
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Diane Peterson

MHCC Sustainable Saints

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 595 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    16
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    900
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    450
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    10
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    16
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    60
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    588
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Diane's Actions

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Audit Toxic Products In My Home

I will research toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies and personal care products and remove them from my home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 8
DAILY 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

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

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

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 100 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

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
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 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Conserve Toilet Water

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

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Advocate for Greener Vehicles

I will assess the vehicles used by my company or college and advocate for a purchasing policy focused on fuel-efficient vehicles.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Go Get a Check Up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Adjust the Thermostat

I will adjust my thermostat down 2 degrees from usual when I use the heat, and up 2 degrees when I use air conditioning.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

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
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

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

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

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

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
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 30 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Install Alternative Energy

I will install alternative energy systems, e.g., solar electric systems or solar water heaters.

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

Food

Say No to Seafood

I will not eat seafood.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 2 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Just Drive Less

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

COMPLETED 12
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

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    Diane Peterson 10/28/2016 4:56 PM
    I'm doing a great job - all the things I normally do to conserve energy and water and to recycle as much as possible.