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October 6 - October 27, 2021
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Allison Evans

Headquarters team 3form

"Changing the world one reaction at a time"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,583 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    15
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    48
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1,028
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    7
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    260
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    374
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    24
    whole food meals
    consumed

Allison's Actions

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

Water

Fix Leaky Faucets

Do at Home

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 3 gallons (11 L) of water per faucet every day.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn About Trans, Femme, and Nonbinary Experiences

Do at Home

I will spend 30 minutes learning about the experiences of trans, femme, and/or nonbinary people.

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole 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

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Learn About & Practice Sustainable Fashion

Do at Home

I will spend 30 minutes learning about sustainable fashion and begin trying to practice it in my own life.

Completed
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

Community

Learn About Constructive Communication

Do at Home

I will spend 20 minute(s) learning about constructive communication.

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

Water

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

Do at Home

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of plants and trees at my home or work.

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

Transportation

Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle

Do at Home

I will spend at least 30 minutes researching and weighing my options to see if a hybrid or electric vehicle makes sense for my lifestyle.

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

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

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

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Family Game Hour

Do at Home

I will spend quality time with family and friends by playing low-tech game(s) and/or through the spirit of imagination.

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

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

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

Do at Home

I will reduce food waste and save money by prepping for 2 meal(s) each day, only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Whole Foods Diet

Do at Home

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) each day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

Do at Home

I will avoid sending 2 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Allison Evans's avatar
    Allison Evans 10/27/2021 3:08 PM
    Less than 8 more hours to go! Let’s finish strong! 

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    Allison Evans 10/27/2021 10:56 AM
    Last day to get those challenges and actions completed! We can do it!

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    Allison Evans 10/27/2021 9:09 AM
    Until the next ecochallenge, I hope to continue what I've started and even learn and try new things.

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    Allison Evans 10/27/2021 7:52 AM
    This challenge has given me an opportunity to better my actions and habits that will lead to a better life and world.

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    Allison Evans 10/27/2021 7:51 AM
    Haiku of the day, courtesy of Mike Johnson
    "The best kind of wrap 
    Holds inside a treasured gift:
    Our vibrant future"

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    Allison Evans 10/27/2021 7:50 AM
    Change reaction. Creating a better world one action at a time.

  • Allison Evans's avatar
    Allison Evans 10/27/2021 7:49 AM
    One thing that I have learned over the last couple weeks is how easy it can be the change habits and work towards a better world. It just takes one action at a time. 

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    Allison Evans 10/27/2021 7:47 AM
    Over the last couple of weeks, I have come to love the journey and challenge of building a sustainable world. 

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    Allison Evans 10/27/2021 7:47 AM
    It's the last day! Don't give up yet; let's finish strong!

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    Allison Evans 10/26/2021 10:42 PM
    As we head into the last day of this challenge, I hope we can all remember and continue our search for a more sustainable world.