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October 5 - October 26, 2022
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Akila Rao

HP HRGS Sustainability Champions!

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 830 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    126
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    1
    documentary
    watched
  • UP TO
    1
    donation
    made
  • UP TO
    4.8
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • UP TO
    120
    minutes
    spent learning
  • UP TO
    44
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    225
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • UP TO
    1
    pound
    waste avoided
  • UP TO
    238
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Akila's actions

Balancing Consumption

Reduce Social Media Use

I will use my social media only once per day.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Nourishing Food

Eat Plant-Based Meals

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) and/or 1 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Nourishing Food

Forest-Friendly Foods

I will spend 30 minutes learning about palm oil, coffee, cocoa, and other products known to contribute to deforestation, and replace or remove them.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Nourishing Food

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

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

Nourishing Food

Donate Food

I will find out what food programs are in my area and donate food and/or other items that they request.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Cultivating Communities

Stay on the Ground

Instead of traveling by plane, I will find an alternative way to accomplish the goals of an upcoming trip (i.e. digital/virtual attendance, vacation without air travel).

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Balancing Consumption

Repair a Broken Item

I will repair at least one item that is broken, but is repairable. This might be items like garden tools, sewing machine, small appliances, electronics, clothing, and more.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Nourishing Food

Weekly Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste, excess carbon and save money by planning my daily and weekly menus so that I only purchase the ingredients needed.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Participant Feed

Reflection, encouragement, and relationship building are all important aspects of getting a new habit to stick.
Share thoughts, encourage others, and reinforce positive new habits on the Feed.

To get started, share “your why.” Why did you join the challenge and choose the actions you did?

  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Cultivating Communities Stay on the Ground
    What was your process like for restructuring your trip? How can you avoid more air travel in the future?

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    Akila Rao 10/11/2022 2:32 AM
    travelling by road offered pictureaque views, a lot of family time, curiosity and yes praise the beauty of Nature.. 
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Nourishing Food Eat Plant-Based Meals
    What was the tastiest meatless or vegan meal you ever had or had recently? Did you make it? Can you share a recipe?

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    Akila Rao 10/11/2022 2:29 AM
    i prepared Spinach salad with curds & Garlic