October 14 - October 28, 2016

Jen Steeves

BPA

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 380 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    15
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    9
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    14
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    270
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    18
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    14
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    440
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    380
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    10
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    2
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    9
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    6
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    45
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    128
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Challenges

Waste

Compost Food Waste

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

COMPLETED 14
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 1 mile(s) per day instead of driving and avoid sending up to 0.4 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Conduct Virtual Meetings

I will not travel for meetings and will instead conduct them virtually.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Work from Home

I will work from home 2 day(s) to avoid my commute's carbon output.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Use Public Transit

I will use public transit 1 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to -0.26 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY CHALLENGES

Simplicity

Work-Life Balance

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

COMPLETED 12
DAILY CHALLENGES

Nature

Spend Time Outside

I will replace 20 minute(s) per day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 40 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY CHALLENGES

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

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

COMPLETED 12
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Smart Seafood Choices

I will visit seafoodwatch.org or download the app and commit to making better seafood choices for a healthier ocean.

Completed
One-Time 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
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 CHALLENGES

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 CHALLENGES

Community

Join my Neighborhood Association

I will join my neighborhood association or another local group.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 11
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

I will source 2 meal(s) per day from local producers.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Whole Food Diet

I will enjoy 2 meal(s) per day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY CHALLENGES

Water

Eco-friendly Gardening

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

Completed
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 13
DAILY CHALLENGES

Nature

Enjoy the Sunrise/Sunset

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

COMPLETED 8
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 1 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use Reusable Containers

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

COMPLETED 9
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Healthy Sleep

I will commit to getting 30 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 3 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) per day.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 16
DAILY CHALLENGES

Simplicity

De-Clutter my Home

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 6 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY CHALLENGES

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