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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Karen Mak

WBA Ecochallenge D

"Keep a sustainable and healthy life"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 180 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    14
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    15
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    15
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    29
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Karen's Actions

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

Do at Home

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Offset for Climate Justice

Do at Home

Greenhouse gases found in old refrigerants are up to 10,900 times more potent than carbon dioxide. I will help eliminate these gases through the purchase of offset credits to ensure we all have a planet we can thrive on.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

Do at Home

Historically, marginalized and low-income communities live closer to landfills, contributing to a multitude of health problems. I will find out how I can limit single-use items and do my best to limit the waste I generate. I will keep 1 container(s) out of the landfill each day.

COMPLETED 12
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

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 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

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

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

Do at Home

I will keep 1 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

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