October 14 - October 28, 2016

Brian Waswala

Team Kenya

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 495 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    4
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    10
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    60
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    134
    miles
    travelled by carpool
  • up to
    0
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    5
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    16
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    13
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    265
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    10
    organic meals
    consumed

Challenges

Health

Exercise Daily

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

COMPLETED 2 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Visit a Local Farm

I will visit a nearby farm to pick my own fruits and veggies.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

Work-Life Balance

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

COMPLETED 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Explore my Area

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

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

COMPLETED 4 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 Challenge

Waste

Use Reusable Containers

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

COMPLETED 4 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

Go Get a Check Up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

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

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Avoid Disposables

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

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 1 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 1 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Whole Food Diet

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

COMPLETED 4 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Disconnect from Email

I will disconnect from my email when not at work.

COMPLETED 4 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 4 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 1 meal(s) with zero waste each day.

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Set up Recycling

I will set up a recycling center at my workplace or school.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Heat and Cool Naturally

I will naturally heat and cool my house, office, or dorm room by opening or closing my windows, curtains, and blinds, and by using fans.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

I will source 4 meal(s) per day from local producers.

COMPLETED 4 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 2 hour(s) in my community.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

Collect Rain Water

I will create a rain garden or bioswale, or use rain barrels to collect water for outdoor watering needs.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

Buy Only What I Need

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

COMPLETED 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Community

Connect with a Nonprofit

I will connect with a local nonprofit, environmental or otherwise, and find out how I can get involved or become a member.

Uncompleted
One-Time 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 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 2 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients per day.

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Say No to Seafood

I will not eat seafood.

COMPLETED 5 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 0 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

Food

100-Mile Diet

I'm up for a serious challenge! I will only eat food that has been raised and cultivated within a hundred-mile radius of where I live.

COMPLETED 4 OF 15
DAILY 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 4 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

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Transportation

Try Carpooling

I will commute by carpool 67 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 2 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

Health

Avoid Refined Sugar

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

COMPLETED 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Enjoy the Sunrise/Sunset

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

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 Challenge

Water

Conserve Toilet Water

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

COMPLETED 4 OF 15
DAILY 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 1 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Limit Social Media

I will limit my social media use to once per day.

COMPLETED 2 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 1 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Tend a Garden

I will tend to a garden each day, or work on starting one.

COMPLETED 1 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

Eco-friendly Gardening

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

I will eat all of my meals without distractions, e.g., phone, computer, TV, or newspaper.

COMPLETED 3 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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