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October 6 - October 27, 2021
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Nora Boylan

Wild Things

"Do my part to make our planter healthier, happier, greener, and safer"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 779 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    23
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1
    energy audits
    conducted
  • up to
    660
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    266
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    347
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    31
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    hours
    volunteered

Nora's Actions

Health

Support Pollution Reduction

Do at Home

I will spend at least 5 minutes learning about water and air quality issues in my area, how they are impacting human and environmental health, and how I can help.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Forgiveness

Do at Home

I will begin, or continue, on the journey of forgiving myself and/or other(s). I may do this through journaling, meditation, prayer, and/or talking with a licensed healthcare professional.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Learn More about Food Apartheid

Do at Home

I will spend 10 minutes learning about food apartheid and find out how I can advocate for healthy and fresh food in my region.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns

Do at Home

I will spend 15 minutes researching environmental justice and environmental racism concerns in my region, who is affected by them, and local initiatives to address these concerns.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

Do at Home

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Advocate for More Food Options

Do at Home

Access to affordable, nutritious food is a food justice issue. I will advocate for local and/or organic food options at work, on campus and/or in the spaces I frequent.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Energy

Online Energy Audit

Do at Home

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

Energy

Calculate the Carbon Footprint of my Household

Do at Home

I will calculate the carbon emissions associated with my household and consider how different lifestyle choices could reduce our carbon footprint and our impact on the environment.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Invite a Friend to Calculate the Carbon Footprint of their Household

Do at Home

Individual actions are important, but people and organizations working together can make a real impact. I will share a carbon calculator with a friend and invite them to calculate the carbon footprint of their household.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Research My Investment Portfolio

Do at Home

I will find out what stocks and bonds are in my investment account portfolio to determine if they align with my values (e.g. environmental, social responsibility, community).

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Research Impact Investing

Do at Home

Using the links provided below, I will research impact investing and determine if it is right for me.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Watch a Documentary about Racial Injustice

Do at Home

I will watch 1 documentary(ies) about systemic racism.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Volunteer in My Community

Do at Home

I will volunteer 1 hour(s) in my community during the challenge.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Calculate My Water Footprint

Do at Home

I will calculate my Water Footprint to learn about my tap water use and "virtual water" use.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Joyful Movement

Do at Home

I will spend 30 minutes doing an activity where I'm both moving my body and enjoying myself.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Practice Gratitude for Earth

Do at Home

I will spend 15 minute(s) per day outside, practicing gratitude (prayer, meditation, journaling, etc.) for Earth and my natural surroundings.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Learn About & Practice Sustainable Fashion

Do at Home

I will spend 5 minutes learning about sustainable fashion and begin trying to practice it in my own life.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Prevent Recycling Contamination

Do at Home

Contamination prevents what is recyclable from being recycled. I will spend 5 minutes researching which materials are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community and recycle only those items.

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Skip the Straw

Do at Home

Plastic bags and small plastic pieces like straws are most likely to get swept into our waterways. I will keep 5 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

Do at Home

I will avoid sending 1 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

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