October 2 - October 23, 2019

C Powell

EarthSavers

"You can't enjoy wealth without good health"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 35 This Week
  • 561 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    60
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    295
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    780
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    176
    miles
    travelled by bus
  • up to
    60
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    176
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    10
    pounds
    food waste avoided
  • up to
    120
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    enery audits
    conducted
  • up to
    510
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Challenges

Health

Take Control

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

I will save up to 15 gallons (56 L) of water a day by installing a low-flow showerhead.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Upgrade Heating & Cooling Units

I will replace inefficient heating and cooling units.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Online Energy Audit

I will complete an online energy audit of my home, office, or dorm room and identify my next steps for saving energy.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 1,600 lbs of CO2 over the course of the next year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Create Your Own

Sustainable Moment At work

take a moment to talk about a sustainable topic each day to my coworkers. i picked this challenge to force me to educate my coworkers.

Uncompleted
Create Your Own Challenge

High Impact Action Track

Stay on the Ground

Transportation

Instead of traveling by plane, I will find an alternative way to accomplish the goals of an upcoming trip (i.e. telepresence, vacation locally).

Completed
One-Time Challenge

High Impact Action Track

Zero-Waste Cooking

Food

I will cook 3 meal(s) with zero-waste each day

COMPLETED 20
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Go Paperless

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by opting into paperless billing and ending unwanted subscriptions.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

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.

COMPLETED 20
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 6 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 20
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Know My health

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Health

Go get a check up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Health

Exercise Daily

Exercise is a great stress blaster! I will exercise for 60 minute(s) each day.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Use Public Transit

I will use public transit 22 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to 8.03 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY CHALLENGES

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  • C Powell 10/10/2019 6:03 AM
    Good morning. Things are going great. I'm looking for a new doctor since I recently moved to the Charlotte area. Any recommendations are greatly appreciated. 

  • C Powell 10/02/2019 5:40 AM
    I take the Blue rail into work each day from the university area.

  • C Powell 10/02/2019 5:39 AM
    I filled my 67oz reusable water bottle today and brought it to work