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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Tyrell Stirling

EFI

"Mission Statement this year is to create a dynamic footprint in the eco challenge to establish a positive change in the environment "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,305 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    83
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1
    enery audits
    conducted
  • up to
    1,558
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    260
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    6
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    262
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    1
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1
    trees
    planted

Tyrell's Actions

Nature

Plant Trees

Do at Home

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

Do at Home

I will replace 5 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Online Energy Audit

Do at Home

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 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

Support Pollution Reduction

Do at Home

I will spend at least 5 minutes learning about water and air quality issues in my area, how they are impacting human and environmental health, and how I can help.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products in my Home

Do at Home

I will spend 5 minutes researching toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies and personal care products and remove them from my home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Explore My Area

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Learn About the Impact of Old Refrigerants

Do at Home

I will spend 5 minutes researching the impact of old harmful refrigerants on our environment.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Learn About Constructive Communication

Do at Home

I will spend 5 minute(s) learning about constructive communication.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Watch a Documentary about Racial Injustice

Do at Home

I will watch 1 documentary(ies) about systemic racism.

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

Food

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

Do at Home

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

Energy

Upgrade My Windows

Do at Home

I will upgrade the windows or weatherstripping in my home or office to reduce air leaks and save on energy costs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

Do at Home

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

Do at Home

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 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

Simplicity

Family Game Hour

Do at Home

I will spend quality time with family and friends by playing low-tech game(s) and/or through the spirit of imagination.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Research My Investment Portfolio

Do at Home

I will find out what stocks and bonds are in my investment account portfolio to determine if they align with my values (e.g. environmental, social responsibility, community).

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

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

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Core Values

Do at Home

We may find more meaning and joy in life when our actions are aligned with our personal values. I will determine what my top 3-5 core values are so that I can better align my actions with them.

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 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Exercise Daily

Do at Home

Exercise is a great stress blaster! I will exercise for 45 minute(s) each day.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

Do at Home

I will take a 7-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Adjust the Thermostat

Do at Home

I will adjust my thermostat down 2 degrees from usual when I use the heat, and up 2 degrees when I use air conditioning.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Happiness

Do at Home

I will write down three things every day that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

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    Tyrell Stirling 10/28/2020 9:50 AM
    Your Limitations is only your imagination when it comes to improving the environment.

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    Tyrell Stirling 10/26/2020 5:29 AM
    When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple

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    Tyrell Stirling 10/26/2020 5:28 AM
    Few more days for the EcoChallenge and I feel like ive made a drastic change in my life to form a  better perspective on impacting the enviroment around me.

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    Tyrell Stirling 10/26/2020 5:27 AM
    The world changes through an eco improvement process seems impossible until its done.

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    Tyrell Stirling 10/22/2020 10:22 AM
    Go green - stop pretending actions don't have consequences. 


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    Tyrell Stirling 10/21/2020 6:22 AM
    If you want the rainbow you have to be willing to put up with the rain 


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    Tyrell Stirling 10/21/2020 6:20 AM
    Decided to work out in the mornings to start the day off productive and effective and partake in a fresh fruit local store bought smoothie 

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    Tyrell Stirling 10/20/2020 12:28 PM
    Our environment shall overcome and surpass the negative effects if we rise together to attribute to a greener and natural lifestyle.

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    Tyrell Stirling 10/19/2020 5:02 AM
    He that plants trees loves others besides himself

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    Tyrell Stirling 10/19/2020 5:02 AM
    He that plants trees loves others besides himself