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October 6 - October 27, 2021
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Jamie Damato

Hartford Environmental Action Team

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 492 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    810
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    210
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    1,880
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    22
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,070
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen

Jamie's Actions

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Support Businesses Owned by People of Color

Do at Home

Racial inequity is both a sustainability and justice problem. I will support businesses owned by people of color in my community whenever I shop.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

Do at Home

I will watch 1 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.

Uncompleted
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

Simplicity

Buy Nothing

I will refrain from buying anything throughout the month (other than what is needed for health and safety) and instead live with what I have or learn about Buy Nothing groups in my area.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

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).

Uncompleted
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

Community

Volunteer in My Community

Do at Home

I will volunteer 4 hour(s) in my community during the challenge.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Sign Up to Vote

Do at Home

I will make sure I’m registered to vote. While I’m at it, I’ll sign up to help others register too!

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.

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns

Do at Home

I will spend 60 minutes researching environmental justice and environmental racism concerns in my region, who is affected by them, and local initiatives to address these concerns.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Nature

Spend Time Outside

Do at Home

I will replace 60 minute(s) each day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

Do at Home

I will take a 30-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Find Local Recycling Depots

Do at Home

I will find out where to recycle the recyclable items that I can't put in recycling dumpsters or my curbside bin.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

If at all possible, I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

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    Jamie Damato 9/29/2021 11:38 AM
    I am looking forward to learning more about solar options through the ecochallenge and am hoping to "make the switch" to solar by the end of the ecochallenge! If anyone is familiar with or knows anything about Trinity Solar or other options, please let me know in a post!

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    Jamie Damato 9/03/2021 2:09 PM
    Looking forward to evaluating my individual activities and routine, and learning new sustainable practices to help reduce my footprint. Can't wait to share the experience with my teammates!