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October 6 - October 27, 2021
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Carolina Chiari

The 5 MLK Team

"A sustainable world starts in our homes!"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,525 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    7
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    3
    donations
    made
  • up to
    845
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    51
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    930
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    2
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    10
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    35
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    570
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    60
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    30
    whole food meals
    consumed

Carolina's 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

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

Food

Buy From a Farmers Market

Do at Home

I will purchase produce and meat from a local farmers market or food co-op.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

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 30 conversations.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Connect with a Nonprofit

Do at Home

I will connect with a local nonprofit, environmental or otherwise, and find out how I can get involved or become a member.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Learn About Constructive Communication

Do at Home

I will spend 60 minute(s) learning about constructive communication.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Watch a Documentary about Racial Injustice

Do at Home

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Raise Money For a Nonprofit

Do at Home

I will raise money to support Ecochallenge.org or another nonprofit.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Volunteer in My Community

Do at Home

I will volunteer 20 hour(s) in my community during the challenge.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Research Voter Suppression

Do at Home

I will spend at least 20 minutes finding out what local laws, policies, and practices keep people from voting in my 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

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

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

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

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

Do at Home

I will replace 2 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

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

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products in my Home

Do at Home

I will spend 5 minutes researching toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies and personal care products and remove them from my home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Happiness

Do at Home

I will write down three things every day that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Whole Foods Diet

Do at Home

I will enjoy 2 meal(s) each day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 20
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

Do at Home

I will watch 5 documentary(ies) about food sovereignty: the right of local peoples to control their own food systems including markets, ecological resources, food cultures and production methods.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Meet My Local Farmers

I will visit my nearest farm to find out who produces my food, and will learn about the quality of life of those around the world who produce my food in order to make better choices when I shop.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Reduce Animal Products

Do at Home

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) and/or 1 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Joyful Movement

Do at Home

I will spend 45 minutes doing an activity where I'm both moving my body and enjoying myself.

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Nurture Self-Compassion

Do at Home

I will spend 10 minutes nurturing my Self-Compassion.

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Core Values

Do at Home

We may find more meaning and joy in life when our actions are aligned with our personal values. I will determine what my top 3-5 core values are so that I can better align my actions with them.

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Carolina Chiari 10/27/2021 11:39 AM
    Woohooo last day!! The sun is bit out today and I'm excited to take a walk and get my coffee and then go to the gym!
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Car Share
    Take a moment to think of places you frequent often (work, grocery store, school, natural areas). Could you choose one or two days a week to schedule driving with a friend, neighbor or co-worker to these places?

    Carolina Chiari's avatar
    Carolina Chiari 10/27/2021 11:38 AM
    I think I could definitely make walking or taking the bus to the grocery store a part of my routine and it would definitely make a big impact in my carbon footprint since I got there so often. 
  • Reflection Question
    Simplicity Research My Investment Portfolio
    In what ways can you increase the positive impacts and decrease the negative impacts of your financial investments?

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    Carolina Chiari 10/27/2021 11:37 AM
    Since I am just getting started with investing its great that I was able to dedicate the time and read some articles on how to invest ethically. I will definitely keep my eyes peeled when it comes to investing in new companies!

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    Carolina Chiari 10/26/2021 3:23 PM
    Omg only two more days! Today I did some yoga in the middle of the work day to revive my energy and it was amazing!

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    Carolina Chiari 10/25/2021 10:01 AM
    Happy Monday! Attempting to do a Meatless Monday today!

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    Carolina Chiari 10/24/2021 6:37 PM
    I was able to get someextra sleep last night which was much needed! It was nice to just have a relaxing, do-nothing type of sunday. 
  • Reflection Question
    Community Host a Watch Party
    What did you learn about in the documentary you watched? How did it make you feel?

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    Carolina Chiari 10/22/2021 8:32 PM
    I watched the documentary Disclosure which highlighted Trans Hollywood leaders talking about the impact Hollywood has had on the Trans community. It really highlighted some of the negative impacts and harm Hollywood has cause the trans community and how the way Hollywood portrayed trans characters in film has negatively impacted how society views the trans community. 

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    Carolina Chiari 10/22/2021 8:26 PM
    Excited to see how the next few days go!

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    Carolina Chiari 10/22/2021 12:01 PM
    Excited to be able to hit up the farmers market tomorrow!

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    Carolina Chiari 10/21/2021 1:21 PM
    It's Thursday and I'm just trying to make it to the weekend. I'm excited to have an active weekend!