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October 5 - October 26, 2022
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swapan ray

Eco Champ

"Only Champions"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,485 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    29
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    220
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    5.0
    pounds
    waste avoided
  • up to
    440
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    1.0
    water footprints
    calculated
  • up to
    2.0
    donations
    made
  • up to
    2.0
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    1.0
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    10
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    220
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    920
    minutes
    spent learning

swapan's Actions

Enacting Equity

Watch a Documentary about Racial Injustice

I will watch 5 documentaries about racism and racial injustice.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nourishing Food

Forest-Friendly Foods

I will spend 5 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 5 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

Cultivating Communities

Join A Neighborhood Group

I will join my neighborhood association or another local group of decision makers.

Completed
One-Time Action

Cultivating Communities

Donate Blood

I will donate blood in my community to make sure there are adequate supplies for routine medical services and emergencies.

Completed
One-Time Action

Balancing Consumption

What is Sustainable Fashion?

I will spend 10 minutes learning about sustainable fashion and adopt at least one sustainable fashion practice.

Completed
One-Time Action

Balancing Consumption

Develop a Work-Life Balance

During the work day, I will schedule time for breaks to practice work-life balance.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Balancing Consumption

Less Screen Time

I will replace 10 minute(s) of screen time each day with other activities.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Balancing Consumption

Needs Vs. Wants

Each day, I will practice a "Needs Vs. Wants" approach and only buy things I need.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

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

Regenerating Nature

Explore My Area

Each day, I will spend 10 minutes exploring a new area around my neighborhood, which might include a park, water body, trail, etc.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Regenerating Nature

Take Shorter Showers

I will save up to 20 gallons (75 L) of water each day by taking 5-minute or less showers. Tip: Use a timer to practice or count to 60 a few times.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Regenerating Nature

Calculate My Water Footprint

I will calculate my water footprint and look for a few ways I can reduce consumption or waste.

Completed
One-Time Action

Regenerating Nature

Advocate for Forest Protection

I will contact 1 congress people or representatives to advocate for public policy that protects forests, improves their ability to sequester carbon, and supports biodiversity.

Completed
One-Time Action

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    swapan ray 10/25/2022 10:22 PM
                              

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    swapan ray 10/24/2022 8:28 PM
                                     
  • Reflection Question
    Regenerating Nature Advocate for Forest Protection
    Higher standards of living are very often dependent on moving our environmental costs elsewhere. What are some specific ways the environmental impacts of your own lifestyle might be shifted elsewhere?

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    swapan ray 10/24/2022 8:28 PM
                                     
  • Reflection Question
    Regenerating Nature Calculate My Water Footprint
    What is one way you will reduce your water use? What is a practice you already have that helps you reduce your water use?

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    swapan ray 10/24/2022 8:27 PM
                                      
  • Reflection Question
    Nourishing Food Forest-Friendly Foods
    How did you figure out ways to remove foods that are not forest-friendly?

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    swapan ray 10/22/2022 8:31 PM
                                     
  • Reflection Question
    Nourishing Food Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty
    How does food sovereignty address the complex transition from localized food systems to modern global food systems?

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    swapan ray 10/22/2022 8:31 PM
                                      
  • Reflection Question
    Nourishing Food Donate Food
    Why do you donate food? How does it connect to your values?

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    swapan ray 10/22/2022 8:30 PM
                                 
  • Reflection Question
    Enacting Equity Watch a Documentary about Racial Injustice
    What did you learn about racial injustice in the documentary(ies) you watched? How does what you learned connect to your understanding of sustainability?

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    swapan ray 10/22/2022 8:30 PM
                                      
  • 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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    swapan ray 10/22/2022 8:30 PM
                                     
  • Reflection Question
    Cultivating Communities Donate Blood
    Why do you donate blood?

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    swapan ray 10/22/2022 8:29 PM