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October 5 - October 26, 2022
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Cortney Brown - NOAA Federal

NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 126 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    15
    pounds
    waste avoided
  • up to
    1.0
    water footprints
    calculated

Cortney's Actions

Balancing Consumption

Develop a Work-Life Balance

During the work day, I will schedule time for breaks to practice work-life balance.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Balancing Consumption

Needs Vs. Wants

Each day, I will practice a "Needs Vs. Wants" approach and only buy things I need.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Balancing Consumption

Calculate My Carbon Footprint

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

Balancing Consumption

Know My Waste & Recycling Services

I will spend 20 minutes finding out how to recycle in my region, where landfills and/or waste sites are situated in my region, and which communities are most impacted by these sites.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Enacting Equity

Listen to Equity & Justice Podcasts

I will spend 30 minutes listening to a podcast about equity and justice.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Enacting Equity

Research Indigenous & First Nations Communities

I will spend 30 learning about the past and present indigenous or first nation communities in my regions impacted by colonization, and what I can do to be supportive.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Enacting Equity

Watch a Documentary about Racial Injustice

I will watch 1 documentaries about racism and racial injustice.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Cultivating Communities

Pull Together Items to Donate

Each day, I will find one or more items I can donate to a local thrift or resale shop.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Cultivating Communities

Collect Litter on a Plog / Plalk

Each day, I will go on a plog or plalk for minute(s) and collect items of litter.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Balancing Consumption

Repair a Broken Item

I will repair at least one item that is broken, but is repairable. This might be items like garden tools, sewing machine, small appliances, electronics, clothing, and more.

Completed
One-Time Action

Regenerating Nature

Calculate My Water Footprint

I will calculate my water footprint and look for a few ways I can reduce consumption or waste.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nourishing Food

Forest-Friendly Foods

I will spend 30 minutes learning about palm oil, coffee, cocoa, and other products known to contribute to deforestation, and replace or remove them.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Balancing Consumption Repair a Broken Item
    What did you fix and how did it go? Share a few pics if you can!

    Cortney Brown - NOAA Federal's avatar
    Cortney Brown - NOAA Federal 10/24/2022 6:27 AM
    I repaired a broken Halloween animatronic that was no longer functioning by making some adjustments and stabilizing the part thaw was causing the failure. I wouldn't have thrown it away, but it's rewarding to fix something that would otherwise not live up to its full potential.
  • Reflection Question
    Balancing Consumption Calculate My Carbon Footprint
    What is one way you will reduce your carbon impact? What is a practice you already have that helps you reduce your carbon impact?

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    Cortney Brown - NOAA Federal 10/19/2022 7:32 AM
    I recycle as much food packaging and paper as I can to reduce my carbon impact.
  • Reflection Question
    Regenerating Nature Calculate My Water Footprint
    What is one way you will reduce your water use? What is a practice you already have that helps you reduce your water use?

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    Cortney Brown - NOAA Federal 10/18/2022 8:40 AM
    I am interested in reducing water use by using a rain barrel, especially with my goals for starting a garden next year.