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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Omar Nunez

HP PUERTO RICO

"Protection of the environment must be innate."

Points Total

  • 40 Today
  • 155 This Week
  • 1,255 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    5
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    2
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    2
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    90
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    17
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    120
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    25
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    367
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    16
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Omar's Actions

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

Do at Home

I will cook 1 meal(s) with zero-waste each day.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

Do at Home

I will avoid buying toxic plastics - including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl - and instead replace them with durable non-plastic options.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Install a Toilet Tank Bank

Do at Home

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 Action

Water

Eco-Friendly Gardening

Do at Home

I will plant native species, landscape with water-efficient plants, and use eco-friendly fertilizers.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

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 2 conversations.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Volunteer in My Community

Do at Home

I will volunteer 15 hour(s) in my community during the challenge.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Leave No Trace

Do at Home

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

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Explore My Area

I will explore at least one new hiking trail or nature walk in my area.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Join An Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community while observing best practices in my region for not spreading COVID-19.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Forage for My Food

Do at Home

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Plant Trees

Do at Home

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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 Action

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 Action

Health

Reduce Refined Sugar

Do at Home

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

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Know My Health

I will get my Core Four Biometrics tests (blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and BMI).

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Go Get a Check Up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Take Control

Do at Home

Both systemic and personal sustainability are important! I will develop a plan with my medical professionals to achieve my best health and live my life to the fullest.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

Do at Home

I will try a new method of food preparation, such as canning, pickling, or baking bread.

Completed
One-Time Action

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

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

Do at Home

I will source 1 meal(s) each day from local producers.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Advocate for More Food Options

Do at Home

Access to affordable, nutritious food is a food justice issue. I will advocate for local and/or organic food options at work, on campus and/or in the spaces I frequent.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Meet My Local Farmers

I will visit my nearest farm to find out who produces my food, and will learn about the quality of life of those around the world who produce my food in order to make better choices when I shop.

Completed
One-Time Action

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

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

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

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    Omar Nunez 10/22/2020 9:30 AM
    We have a recycling depot at work.

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    Omar Nunez 10/21/2020 2:07 PM
    I enjoyed exploring new trails outdoor.

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    Omar Nunez 10/19/2020 6:36 AM
    Eliminating refined sugars is excellent to our health.

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    Omar Nunez 10/18/2020 5:21 AM
    Foraging for our food at the first time is owsome.
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Improve a Bus Stop
    How can you advocate for transportation systems which minimize environmental impact while also meeting human needs?

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    Omar Nunez 10/18/2020 5:18 AM
    We can talk to the management of our jobs so that the company's cars are eco-friendly
  • Reflection Question
    Nature Plant Trees
    How is planting trees good for your mental, physical, and spiritual health?

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    Omar Nunez 10/17/2020 2:11 PM
    Planting a tree helps us maintain a balance in the ecosystem, in our environment and will provide oxygen to me and my descendants in the future.
  • Reflection Question
    Nature Join An Outdoor Project
    How well do you know the area you live in? In what ways is a deep knowledge of your surroundings -- known as a 'sense of place' -- important to you?

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    Omar Nunez 10/17/2020 2:09 PM
    I kow my neighborhood since I was a child which helps me have a very good sense of place when I walk around it.

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    Omar Nunez 10/17/2020 2:07 PM
    Recycling is a great way to reduce trash in the landfields.
  • Reflection Question
    Nature Leave No Trace
    Educator Stephanie Kaza advises her students to focus on what they care about most when addressing the enormity of ecological problems. Is there a specific area you feel particularly called to work on?

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    Omar Nunez 10/16/2020 8:03 AM
    Yes, we need to wook teaching people to carry their own litter when goes outdoor.
  • Reflection Question
    Nature Explore My Area
    How can spending more time outdoors enhance your sense of place -- your deep knowledge of and appreciation for your surroundings?

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    Omar Nunez 10/16/2020 8:03 AM
    I like to walk on trails, spending time outdoors. It help me to do exercise and knowing new trails in my community. I can appreciate the surroundings knowing where I am.