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October 14 - October 28, 2016
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Winnie Zhang

AMD Green Team

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 430 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    10
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    5.0
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    56
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    5.0
    conversations
    with people

Winnie's Actions

Nature

Enjoy the Sunrise/Sunset

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

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Talk to my Friends

I will decide which social or environmental issue in my community is most important to me and tell 1 friends per day about the issue.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

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 Action

Water

Eco-friendly Gardening

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Consider Switching to an Electric Vehicle

Research or test drive an electric car or bike.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

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

COMPLETED 4
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 7
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 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

More Fruits And Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 2 cups of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

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 Action

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

Food

Cook New Recipes

I will cook a new recipe every day that features organic and/or local ingredients.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 6
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

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

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

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

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

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

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

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  • Winnie Zhang's avatar
    Winnie Zhang 10/18/2016 5:55 PM
    I always put a reusable bag in my handbag, so that I don't have to buy plastic bags.

  • Winnie Zhang's avatar
    Winnie Zhang 10/18/2016 5:51 PM
    I like points!


    • Kate Barber's avatar
      Kate Barber 10/19/2016 11:36 AM
      Whoo-hoo points! Great challenges you accepted for the EcoChallenge. Zero waste meals is a great goal and a tough challenge! Keep us posted on how it's going. :-) Thanks for participating!