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October 6 - October 27, 2021
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Jackie Stokes

EcoINL

"It is time to make life better."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,433 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    240
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    58
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1
    energy audits
    conducted
  • up to
    325
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    2
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    165
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    22
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    70
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    11
    hours
    volunteered

Jackie's Actions

Water

Install Greywater Catchment

Do at Home

I will install a greywater catchment system in my home.

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

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Research Restorative Justice

Do at Home

I will spend 1 minutes learning about restorative justice and conflict resolution opportunities in my own community or state.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Stay on the Ground

Do at Home

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 Action

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Engage In Active Listening

Do at Home

I will practice actively listening to a friend, family member, co-worker, acquaintance, or someone who I may disagree with in at least 1 conversations.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

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

Community

Volunteer in My Community

Do at Home

I will volunteer 1 hour(s) in my community during the challenge.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

Do at Home

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

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

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

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

Community

Express My Support

Do at Home

I will find out who in my state makes decisions that impact the environment and express my support for more environmental actions.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Learn About & Practice Sustainable Fashion

Do at Home

I will spend 10 minutes learning about sustainable fashion and begin trying to practice it in my own life.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Advocate for Greener Vehicles

Do at Home

I will spend at least 10 minutes assessing the vehicles used by my company or college and advocate for a purchasing policy focused on fuel-efficient vehicles.

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

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

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

Nature

Offset for Climate Justice

Do at Home

Greenhouse gases found in old refrigerants are up to 10,900 times more potent than carbon dioxide. I will help eliminate these gases through the purchase of offset credits to ensure we all have a planet we can thrive on.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns

Do at Home

I will spend 10 minutes researching environmental justice and environmental racism concerns in my region, who is affected by them, and local initiatives to address these concerns.

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

Nature

Plant Trees

Do at Home

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Watch a Documentary about Racial Injustice

Do at Home

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

Do at Home

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

Do at Home

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. I will keep 3 container(s) out of the landfill each day.

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

Health

Exercise Daily

Do at Home

Exercise is a great stress blaster! I will exercise for 10 minute(s) each day.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

Do at Home

I will avoid sending 3 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Jackie Stokes's avatar
    Jackie Stokes 10/27/2021 5:50 AM
    We did it, today is the last day.

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    Jackie Stokes 10/26/2021 7:34 AM
    Only 2 days left, we can do it.
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Improve a Bus Stop
    How can you advocate for transportation systems which minimize environmental impact while also meeting human needs?

    Jackie Stokes's avatar
    Jackie Stokes 10/26/2021 7:34 AM
    Look for the bus stops and encourage family to use the system.
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Advocate for Greener Vehicles
    Reducing (or eliminating) exhaust emissions and improving public health are two benefits of green vehicles. What other motivators inspire you to consider switching to a more fuel-efficient vehicle?

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    Jackie Stokes 10/25/2021 5:57 AM
    Gas prices are going up, now is a great time to go electric.
  • Reflection Question
    Nature Offset for Climate Justice
    What did you learn from the resources? What did you discover from the offset calculator?

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    Jackie Stokes 10/25/2021 5:56 AM
    We need to think about our planet more
  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Healing and Renewal Research Restorative Justice
    How can Restorative Justice help foster the well-being of both people and planet?

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    Jackie Stokes 10/25/2021 5:55 AM
    We want others to think about the planet

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    Jackie Stokes 10/25/2021 5:53 AM
    Home stretch, we can do it.

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    Jackie Stokes 10/24/2021 7:17 AM
    Relaxing day today, enjoying my family.

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    Jackie Stokes 10/23/2021 6:02 AM
    I am enjoying the challenge. 

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    Jackie Stokes 10/23/2021 6:02 AM
    I am enjoying the challenge.