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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Hector A Cardona

HP PUERTO RICO

"Cycling for life."

Points Total

  • 130 Today
  • 265 This Week
  • 1,376 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    5
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    460
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    2
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    6
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    45
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    16
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    5
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    127
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    15
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Hector A's Actions

Waste

Carry my Trash

Do at Home

I will carry all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash with me to raise my awareness of how much I send to the landfill.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

Do at Home

I will source 1 meal(s) each day from local producers.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

Do at Home

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

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Joyful Movement

Do at Home

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

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Host a Watch Party

Do at Home

I will host a watch party to screen a documentary about an issue that matters to me.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Eco-Friendly Gardening

Do at Home

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Join An Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community while observing best practices in my region for not spreading COVID-19.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Forage for My Food

Do at Home

I will use the resources below to find where I can forage for my own food locally.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Plant Trees

Do at Home

I will plant 1 tree(s) in my community, public parks, or backyard.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Upgrade My Windows

Do at Home

I will upgrade the windows or weatherstripping in my home or office to reduce air leaks and save on energy costs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Upgrade Heating & Cooling Units

Do at Home

I will replace inefficient heating and cooling units with energy saving units.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Install Alternative Energy

Do at Home

I will install an alternative energy system, such as solar electric systems or solar water heaters.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

Do at Home

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

Do at Home

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Car Share

I will sign up for a car-sharing service, or organize car sharing with my neighbors, to cut down on the number of vehicles on the road.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Improve a Bus Stop

I will improve a bus stop in my neighborhood by posting the stop schedule, adding seating or shelter, adding art or flowers, picking up litter, or some other small improvement.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

Do at Home

I will avoid buying toxic plastics - including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl - and instead replace them with durable non-plastic options.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Take Control

Do at Home

Both systemic and personal sustainability are important! I will develop a plan with my medical professionals to achieve my best health and live my life to the fullest.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

Do at Home

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

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

Waste

Personal Waste Audit

Do at Home

I will collect all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash to raise my awareness of how much I send to the landfill.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Launch a Recycling Program

I will start a recycling program at my workplace or school. If a recycling program exists, I will advocate for ways to improve and expand it.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Go Paperless

Do at Home

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by 3.4lbs (1.5kg) a month or 41lbs (18.6kg) a year by opting into paperless billing, ending unwanted subscriptions and opting out of junk mail.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Advocate For More Food Packaging Options

Do at Home

I will advocate for alternatives to single-use packaging at local grocery stores, markets, at work, or on campus to reduce pollution in the environment and in local communities.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Engage In Active Listening

Do at Home

I will practice actively listening to a friend, family member, co-worker, acquaintance, or someone who I may disagree with in at least 2 conversations.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

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

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  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Improve a Bus Stop
    How can you advocate for transportation systems which minimize environmental impact while also meeting human needs?

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    Hector A Cardona 10/22/2020 3:10 PM
    We can contact CEO's and ask for electric car when change the company car fleet.
  • Reflection Question
    Nature Plant Trees
    How is planting trees good for your mental, physical, and spiritual health?

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    Hector A Cardona 10/22/2020 3:08 PM
    Planting a tree is good in every type of health because exercise our body, mind and soul.
  • Reflection Question
    Nature Join An Outdoor Project
    How well do you know the area you live in? In what ways is a deep knowledge of your surroundings -- known as a 'sense of place' -- important to you?

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    Hector A Cardona 10/22/2020 3:05 PM
    I know my area and surroundings because are my favorite trails for cycling. It is very important having sense of place.
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Carry my Trash
    What one thing could you do right away to reduce your waste?

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    Hector A Cardona 10/22/2020 3:03 PM
    I'm recycling at home and promoting it in my neighborhood.
  • Reflection Question
    Nature Forage for My Food
    People are motivated to forage for many different reasons: as a source for food, a means of income, to connect with nature, to participate in cultural tradition, transmitting specific ecological knowledge, or as a means of stewarding local and native plant populations are just a few examples. What is your chief motivation for foraging?

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    Hector A Cardona 10/22/2020 3:01 PM
    I want to forage to obtain food and reduce expenses.
  • Reflection Question
    Health Joyful Movement
    What's your favorite activity(ies) in which you experience joy while being active and moving?

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    Hector A Cardona 10/22/2020 3:00 PM
    My favorite activity is cycling.

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    Hector A Cardona 10/22/2020 9:09 AM
    It has been a bit difficult for me to do zero-waste cooking because I just know to cook simple surviving recipes.

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    Hector A Cardona 10/21/2020 2:40 PM
    During COVID-19 Pandemia lock downs the nature regenerated showing that the human being is the cause of the destruction of the environment.

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    Hector A Cardona 10/20/2020 8:18 AM
    I'm extending my joyfull moment to 1 hour by cycling.

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    Hector A Cardona 10/19/2020 7:31 AM
    My outdoor project was deweeding cycling trails with some pals.