October 14 - October 28, 2016

Karlin swearingen

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Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 506 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    130
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    129
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    3
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    24
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    13
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    4
    outdoor meals
    consumed
  • up to
    360
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    6
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    500
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Karlin's Actions

Nature

Eat Meals Outside

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Whole Food Diet

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) per day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 12
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 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Go by Bike

I will commute by bike 10 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to 8.95 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Buy Only What I Need

I will not buy anything except items required for health and safety.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Personal Waste Audit

I will collect all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash with me to raise my awareness of how much I send to the landfill.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Water

Conserve Toilet Water

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

COMPLETED 13
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 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Compost Food Waste

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

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary film about food with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

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

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

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 Action

Simplicity

De-Clutter my Home

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Find Local Recycling Depots

I will find out where to recycle the recyclable items that I can't put in my curbside bin.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Ditch the Lawn

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

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

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Install Greywater Catchment

I will install a greywater catchment system in my home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients per day.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

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 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

I will try a new method of food preparation, such as canning, pickling, or baking bread.

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 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use Reusable Containers

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

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Avoid Disposables

I will not use any disposable plates, cups, or cutlery.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

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 Action

Transportation

Use Muscle Power

I will only use muscle-powered transportation.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Online Energy Audit

I will complete an online energy audit of my home, office, or dorm room and identify my next steps for saving energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

Create Your Own Action

Fix a bike

I will repair other people's bikes free of charge to encourage their sustainable life style. I picked it because I'm a bike mechanic.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed


  • Karlin swearingen 10/20/2016 3:55 PM
    I've had quite a few people in my bike shop and now it's snowing! I'm going to be changing to studs for days!

  • Karlin swearingen 10/14/2016 4:31 PM
    i've been using only flush-less urinals and my outhouse!