October 14 - October 28, 2016

First Unitarian Church of Portland

First Unitarian Church of Portland

Points Total

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  • 0 This Week
  • 7,323 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    53
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2,160
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    11
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    23
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    14
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    345
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    116
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    215
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    2,840
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    1,852
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    11
    letters or emails
    sent to public officials or leaders
  • up to
    15
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    129
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    37
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    6
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    126
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2,604
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    57
    organic meals
    consumed

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  • October 29 at 4:11 PM
    This was a fun way to look at my energy consumption and make more conscious decisions about it...clearly we can all reduce our consumption if we make it a priority and that's a hopeful thing in the context of climate change.  Thanks Sherry for your persistence and inspiration.
  • October 29 at 3:56 PM
    My challenge of writing letters was a very real one for me.  I am happy with my progress and happy this was an option because system change is essential for Earth health.  I appreciate NWEI for the EcoChallenge; for creating a virtual community of individual teams and a regionalcommunity of teams that come together to inspire and encourage one...
  • October 28 at 11:56 PM
    To celebrate my aunt's 90th birthday, we have assembled lots of photos to display at the party and later include in a memory book. My cousin thought it would be neat to hang pictures from clothes pins in chicken wire frames. You can buy them pre-made. I decided to try to make my own. Found 2 pretty good wooden picture frames at the thrift store...
  • October 28 at 10:25 PM
    My challenges taught me several things:  that with commitment and intention, I can achieve my goals - even physical ones; that it's too easy for that 'dark' side of me and my character to loom up; and, that two weeks really goes by quickly.   Thank you, particularly Sherry Hall, for getting me to increase my awareness, become more mindful and...
  • October 28 at 8:53 PM
    Had only two meals today,  both meatless.  I also had the best Eggplant Parmesan with risotto at Bird And Bear Restsurant using my Chinook Book.  For my final letter,  I wrote Wasco County Commissioners asking them to reverse the approval of rail expansion in Mosier.  Outside  1.5 hours enjoying raking up fall leaves. 
  • October 28 at 5:41 PM
    I wish I felt more optimistic as to our efforts to reduce climate change.

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