October 2 - October 23, 2019

Héctor Lebrón

HP PUERTO RICO

"We can only live one day at a time. Be kind."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,418 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    15
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    7
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    6
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    340
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    44
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    605
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    44
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Challenges

Water

Install a Toilet Tank Bank

I will reduce the amount of water flushed and save up to 11 gallons (41 L) of water each day by installing a toilet tank bank.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Plant Trees

I will plant 1 tree(s) in my community, public parks, or backyard.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Upgrade My Windows

I will upgrade the windows or weatherstripping in my home or office to reduce air leaks and save on energy costs.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Leave No Trace

I will practice the seven principles of Leave No Trace when doing nature activities alone or with family and friends.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Community

Host a House Party

I will host a house party with 6 friends and/or colleagues to watch a movie or present a guest speaker on an environmental issue that matters to me.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Install Alternative Energy

I will install alternative energy systems, such as solar electric systems or solar water heaters.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

Nature

Forage for My Food

I will use the 'Learn More' resources below to find where I can forage for my own food locally.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Improve a Bus Stop

I will improve a bus stop in my neighborhood by posting the stop schedule, adding seating or shelter, adding art or flowers, picking up litter, or some other small improvement.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 2 meal(s) with zero-waste each day

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

I will source 2 meal(s) each day from local producers.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Recycle Everything I Can

Contamination prevents what is recyclable from being recycled. I will research and recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community, making sure to not contaminate recyclables with non-recyclables.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Launch a Recycling Program

I will start a recycling program at my workplace or school. If a recycling program exists, I will advocate for ways to improve and expand it.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Health

Reduce refined sugar

I will adopt a diet free of refined sugars, which eliminates sweetened beverages, candy, and processed foods.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Feed


  • Héctor Lebrón 10/23/2019 8:46 AM
    I will stay leaving no trace.

  • Héctor Lebrón 10/22/2019 8:01 AM
    I had a trip to southwestern beaches of my island and saw some used water systems discharging into the sea.
  • Reflection Question
    Water Install a Toilet Tank Bank
    Name some of the human activities impacting the health of water systems, both locally (your watershed) and globally (freshwater and oceans). What can you do to improve the health of water systems?

    Héctor Lebrón 10/22/2019 7:53 AM
    Water pollution due to checmicals and used waters discharges into rives and lakes. Government agencies may supervise those discharges.

  • Héctor Lebrón 10/21/2019 6:05 AM
    My wife yesterday cooked a delicious chicken stew with whole veggies.

  • Héctor Lebrón 10/20/2019 1:17 PM
    I'm taking care while segregating my trash to not contaminate the recyclable.

  • Héctor Lebrón 10/20/2019 1:17 PM
    I'm taking care while segregating my trash to not contaminate the recyclable.

  • Héctor Lebrón 10/19/2019 7:05 PM
    Every Wednesday are picking the recycling up in  my county.

  • Héctor Lebrón 10/18/2019 7:33 AM
    I had increased the salad in my diet.

  • Héctor Lebrón 10/17/2019 9:57 AM
    I had lost 4 pounds during this challenge by skipping refined sugars.

  • Héctor Lebrón 10/16/2019 5:42 AM
    Creative thinking maybe help us using glass containers in a useful manner.