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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Patrick Faubert

KEEN Canada

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 185 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    87
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    5
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    2
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    6
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    7
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4
    pounds
    waste composted

Patrick's Actions

Waste

Choose Two-Sided Printing

Do at Home

I will save up to .21 lbs (.09 kg) of paper per day by switching from one-sided printing to two-sided when I have to print documents.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

Do at Home

I will replace 6 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Encourage my company and/or organization to measure and manage their carbon footprint

Do at Home

Organizations have a responsibility to make sustainable business decisions. To understand how to improve sustainable practices, it’s important to start with understanding the current impact. I will share the Tradewater Business Carbon Calculator with my organization.

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

Switch to Cold Water

Do at Home

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 1,600 lbs of CO2 over the course of the next year.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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

Compost Food Waste

Do at Home

I will avoid sending up to .69 lbs (.31 kg) of food waste to the landfill each day by composting my food or learning how to.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

Do at Home

I will avoid sending 5 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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

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