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October 5 - October 26, 2022
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Banu G

HP HRGS GTA GIANTS

"As I walk with Beauty As I walk, as I walk, The universe is walking with me, In beauty it walks before me, In beauty it walks behind me, In beauty it walks below me, In beauty it walks above me, Beauty is on every side."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,700 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1.0
    energy audits
    conducted
  • up to
    2,315
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    1.0
    pounds
    waste avoided
  • up to
    440
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    1.0
    water footprints
    calculated
  • up to
    1.0
    donations
    made
  • up to
    2.0
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    2.0
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    10
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    1.0
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    1.0
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    2,315
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    6,393
    minutes
    spent learning

Banu's Actions

Balancing Consumption

Research Impact Investing

I will spend 10 minutes learning about impact investing and/or my current investment portfolio to determine if they align with my values.

Completed
One-Time Action

Balancing Consumption

What is Sustainable Fashion?

I will spend 10 minutes learning about sustainable fashion and adopt at least one sustainable fashion practice.

Completed
One-Time Action

Balancing Consumption

Know My Waste & Recycling Services

I will spend 15 minutes finding out how to recycle in my region, where landfills and/or waste sites are situated in my region, and which communities are most impacted by these sites.

Completed
One-Time Action

Balancing Consumption

Repair a Broken Item

I will repair at least one item that is broken, but is repairable. This might be items like garden tools, sewing machine, small appliances, electronics, clothing, and more.

Completed
One-Time Action

Balancing Consumption

Calculate My Carbon Footprint

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

Nourishing Food

What is My Food Supply Chain?

I will spend 30 minutes learning about my food supply chains, and complete a food waste audit.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nourishing Food

Advocate for Equitable Food Access

Access to affordable, nutritious food is a food justice issue. I will advocate for equitable food options at work, campus, or in the spaces I frequent by contacting community leaders and/or doing other advocacy actions.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nourishing Food

Forest-Friendly Foods

I will spend 2 minutes learning about palm oil, coffee, cocoa, and other products known to contribute to deforestation, and replace or remove them.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nourishing Food

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

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

Nourishing Food

Donate Food

I will find out what food programs are in my area and donate food and/or other items that they request.

Completed
One-Time Action

Regenerating Nature

Support Local Pollinators

At least 30% of crops and 90% of flowering plants rely on pollinators to produce fruit. I will spend 30 minutes researching which plants support local pollinators and plant a few in my area.

Completed
One-Time Action

Regenerating Nature

Complete an Energy Audit

I will complete an online energy audit of my home, work, or other shared space to identify the next steps for saving energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

Regenerating Nature

Take Shorter Showers

I will save up to 20 gallons (75 L) of water each day by taking 5-minute or less showers. Tip: Use a timer to practice or count to 60 a few times.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Regenerating Nature

Listen to a Nature Podcast

I will spend 60 minutes listening to a podcast about nature.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Regenerating Nature

Spend Time Outside

I will replace 60 minute(s) per day typically spent inside and often with electronics with quality time outside walking, exercising, enjoying the sunrise/sunset, gardening, journaling, observing nature, or practicing gratitude for nature.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Regenerating Nature

Use Resources for Climate Anxiety

I will spend 10 minutes each day trying out climate anxiety resources that support mental and psychological well being.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Regenerating Nature

Calculate My Water Footprint

I will calculate my water footprint and look for a few ways I can reduce consumption or waste.

Completed
One-Time Action

Regenerating Nature

Is Nature on the Ballot?

I will spend 15 minute(s) per day finding out what sustainability and nature-related legislation is on local and state ballots this year.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Regenerating Nature

Volunteer in My Community

I will volunteer 30 hour(s) for a nature-based event or another opportunity to support my community.

Completed
One-Time Action

Regenerating Nature

Advocate for Forest Protection

I will contact 30 congress people or representatives to advocate for public policy that protects forests, improves their ability to sequester carbon, and supports biodiversity.

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Banu G 10/26/2022 4:34 AM
    Our planet, our future. Save earth to get saved your lives back. I have done small contribution as never prepares to buy plastics instead tried alternatives.

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    Banu G 10/23/2022 11:19 AM
    Celebration started!!! Happy Diwali to all!

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    Banu G 10/22/2022 10:08 AM
    Enjoyed and spent time with family today 

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    Banu G 10/21/2022 1:40 PM
    Time spent amongst trees is never wasted time

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    Banu G 10/19/2022 2:02 AM
    Love your family, work super hard, live your passion

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    Banu G 10/17/2022 11:54 AM
    • help stabilize the world's climate;
    • provide a home to many plants and animals;
    • maintain the water cycle.
    • protect against flood, drought, and erosion;
    • are a source for medicines and foods;
    • support tribal people; and.
    • are an interesting place to visit


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    Banu G 10/17/2022 11:46 AM
    1. Call or write people in government who represent you, local and state
    2. Call or write corporate headquarters.
    3. Keep reusable bags in your car and take them with you as you shop.