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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Sonia Solano

HP PUERTO RICO

"Changes for our health are always good"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 196 This Week
  • 1,576 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    2
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    2
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    5
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1,492
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    2
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    6
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    546
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Sonia's Actions

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 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Buy Used Clothes

Do at Home

I will spend 15 minutes learning about the perils of fast fashion and will buy my clothes at second-hand stores when I shop.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Needs Vs. Wants

Do at Home

I will adopt a "Needs Vs. Wants" approach and only buy things I need.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Track My Purchases

Do at Home

I will spend 60 minutes each day maintaining a record of all my purchases and learning about my spending habits.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

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

Nature

Plant Trees

Do at Home

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

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

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

Do at Home

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Host a Watch Party

Do at Home

I will host a watch party to screen a documentary about an issue that matters to me.

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

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

Plant an Herb Garden

Do at Home

I will plant an herb garden in my home, workplace, or dorm room.

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

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

Health

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

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products in my Home

Do at Home

I will spend 15 minutes researching toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies and personal care products and remove them from my home.

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

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

Energy

Upgrade Heating & Cooling Units

Do at Home

I will replace inefficient heating and cooling units with energy saving units.

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

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

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

Do at Home

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

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

Simplicity

Research Impact Investing

Do at Home

Using the links provided below, I will research impact investing and determine if it is right for me.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Support a Sharing Economy

Do at Home

I will create or support a sharing economy with family, friends, and neighbors.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

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    Sonia Solano 10/28/2020 5:46 AM
    I had learned a lot during this challenge.

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    Sonia Solano 10/27/2020 10:21 AM
    Forgiveness is a soul healing process.

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    Sonia Solano 10/26/2020 10:37 AM
    I'm in love with my new garden.

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    Sonia Solano 10/24/2020 12:54 PM
    My family and I are supporting a sharing economy.

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    Sonia Solano 10/23/2020 10:07 AM
    If I forgot to carry my reusable shopping bags I use cardboard boxes from the market. Then I recycle it.

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    Sonia Solano 10/22/2020 7:35 AM
    I'm working in my going paperless challenge.

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    Sonia Solano 10/21/2020 3:50 PM
    It is incredible to see how nature has recovered during the pandemic. We have seen the sky of China without pollution, the canals of Venice with swans, dolphins in places never seen before.

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    Sonia Solano 10/20/2020 7:31 AM
    I didn't find second hand clothes that fits me well at the moment.

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    Sonia Solano 10/19/2020 10:44 AM
    I had reduced my shopping time frequency.

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    Sonia Solano 10/18/2020 8:35 AM
    It is necessary to save and invest in the present to ensure a happy retirement.