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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Prem Mani

HP Inc India

"Save my planet for everyone to enjoy equally."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 2,575 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    45
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    108
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    468
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    1,121
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1
    donations
    made
  • up to
    15
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    430
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    42
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    44
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    2
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    120
    miles
    traveled by foot

Prem's Actions

Transportation

Drive Less

Do at Home

I will cut my car trip mileage by only taking necessary trips.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

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 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

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

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Research Local Waste Sites

Do at Home

I will spend 30 minutes finding out where landfills and/or toxic waste sites are situated in my region and which communities are most impacted by these sites.

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

Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns

Do at Home

I will spend 30 minutes researching environmental justice and environmental racism concerns in my region, who is affected by them, and local initiatives to address these concerns.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn More about Food Apartheid

Do at Home

I will spend 30 minutes learning about food apartheid and find out how I can advocate for healthy and fresh food in my region.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Donate to or Volunteer for Low-Income Solar Initiatives

Do at Home

Whether it's by donating or volunteering, I will research the benefits of low-income solar and find out how I can support low-income solar initiatives in my area.

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

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

Support Native Communities

Do at Home

I will use the resource links provided and spend 60 minutes learning about the native populations that lived in my area prior to colonization, and what I can do to support those that still exist.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Research Voter Suppression

Do at Home

I will spend at least 30 minutes finding out what local laws, policies, and practices keep people from voting in my community.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Watch a Documentary about Racial Injustice

Do at Home

I will watch 5 documentary(ies) about systemic racism.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Engage In Active Listening

Do at Home

I will practice actively listening to a friend, family member, co-worker, acquaintance, or someone who I may disagree with in at least 30 conversations.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Research Restorative Justice

Do at Home

I will spend 10 minutes learning about restorative justice and conflict resolution opportunities in my own community or state.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Learn About Constructive Communication

Do at Home

I will spend 30 minute(s) learning about constructive communication.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

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

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

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

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

Do at Home

I will keep 2 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Support Public Transportation

Do at Home

Access to public transportation enables more opportunity and a better quality of life. I will make 5 phone call(s) and/or send 5 emails per day to public officials to advocate for a more comprehensive public transportation system in my region.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 10 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Go by Bike

I will commute by bike 25 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Work From Home

Do at Home

I will work from home 5 day(s) to avoid my commute's carbon output.

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Prem Mani 10/28/2020 9:15 PM
    The end of Eco challenge days, the best we can do is continue to challenge our selves

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    Prem Mani 10/27/2020 8:49 PM
    Today is the last day of this challenge. I make a promise that I will continue an eco-friendly, healthy, sustainable lifestyle. This is not just for the time being, but a practice to sustain this challenge.

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    Prem Mani 10/26/2020 11:34 AM
    2 days to go.... hope we all have learned how to live a sustainable way of life

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    Prem Mani 10/25/2020 10:19 AM
    Sunday was a reconciliation day. Stitched a quilt using multiple bedsheets and sarees. Getting ready to be cozy for the upcoming winter season.

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    Prem Mani 10/23/2020 6:46 PM
    Starting off the long weekend with a 10 KM morning cycle ride. Today, I will be setting up some automatic timers for the entertainment system at home.

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    Prem Mani 10/23/2020 4:49 AM
    I would say that the rains in Bangalore have helped the environment :). No need to water the plants for over a week now.

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    Prem Mani 10/21/2020 9:17 PM
    SEVEN Days to go, are you tracking your daily actions regularly? Have you picked up atleast 21 one time actions? 

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    Prem Mani 10/20/2020 9:08 PM
    Well, it has been pretty good so far. Going green and living a sustainable life is becoming the norm. I have encouraged many to join the wagon.

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    Prem Mani 10/19/2020 7:38 PM
    Today I need to get my sewing done. Elastics for my track pants. And Stich some bags from old sarees.

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    Prem Mani 10/18/2020 7:21 PM
    It is indeed a treat to see the impact dashboard. Feels nice to see the difference we can make. Kudos folks.