October 7 - October 28, 2020

Waleska Toledo

HP PUERTO RICO

"Raise awareness about the environment"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 113 This Week
  • 263 Total

Waleska's Actions

Water

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

Do at Home

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of plants and trees at my home or work.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Water

Fix Leaky Faucets

Do at Home

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 9 gallons (34 L) of water per faucet every day.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Water

Install Greywater Catchment

Do at Home

I will install a greywater catchment system in my home.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Water

Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater

Do at Home

I will avoid wasting water while waiting for the shower or sink to heat up.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Water

Ditch the Lawn

Do at Home

I will replace my lawn with a drought-tolerant landscape and save the water, money, and time I used to spend cutting the grass.

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Energy

Upgrade Heating & Cooling Units

Do at Home

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

Do at Home

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Energy

Install Alternative Energy

Do at Home

I will install an alternative energy system, such as solar electric systems or solar water heaters.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

Do at Home

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

Do at Home

I will replace 10 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Join a Local CSA

Do at Home

I will sign up for a local CSA (Community-Supported Agriculture).

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Organize a Course

Do at Home

I will organize one of Ecochallenge.org's discussion courses on food sustainability, Menu for the Future or Hungry for Change, with my family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Mindfulness Practice

Do at Home

I will spend 30 minute(s) per day practicing Mindfulness.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Tend a Garden

Do at Home

I will tend to a garden, or prepare for one, each day using sustainable gardening practices.

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DAILY ACTIONS

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 2 conversations.

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
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 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Personal Waste Audit

Do at Home

I will collect all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash to raise my awareness of how much I send to the landfill.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waste

Compost Food Waste

Do at Home

I will avoid sending up to .69 lbs (.31 kg) of food waste to the landfill each day by composting my food or learning how to.

COMPLETED 0
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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Support a Sharing Economy

Do at Home

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Energy Install Alternative Energy
    How is your region being affected by climate change? How will it be affected in the future?

    Waleska Toledo 9/18/2020 10:51 AM
    At present we are bad. Climate change has affected our planet

  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Healing and Renewal Mindfulness Practice
    What best helped you with your Mindfulness Practice? How does Mindfulness keep you grounded and sustain your work with compassion?

    Waleska Toledo 9/18/2020 10:49 AM
    n all aspects of how you can help


  • Waleska Toledo 9/16/2020 9:02 AM
    Good day people, always is important take much water for your health
  • Reflection Question
    Water Install Greywater Catchment
    What are some of the needs that water meets or benefits that water provides for you?

    Waleska Toledo 9/15/2020 9:00 AM
    Water is needed for everything cleanliness and health.  Drinking enough water is healthy
  • Reflection Question
    Energy Upgrade Heating & Cooling Units
    What inspires you to act on sustainable energy and other energy issues?

    Waleska Toledo 9/15/2020 8:56 AM
    To be ale to help the planet and it favors me in my economy
  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Healing and Renewal Tend a Garden
    Have you ever had a significant experience in nature that altered your perspective or focus? If so, please describe it.

    Waleska Toledo 9/15/2020 8:54 AM
    Yes, I see how nature has been affected by human beings.  There is no custom, how important it is to be able to take care of our ecosystem
  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Healing and Renewal Engage In Active Listening
    What was it like to actively listen to someone? How did both people and the conversation(s) benefit from active listening?

    Waleska Toledo 9/15/2020 8:49 AM
    What was it like to actively listen to someone? How did both people and the conversation(s) benefit from active listening?

  • Waleska Toledo 9/15/2020 8:36 AM
    Good day people.  
    never forget to care for and protect the ecosystem








  • Waleska Toledo 9/14/2020 5:34 AM
    Good morning. Today I started walking 30 minutes. So I hope to continue for my health

  • Reflection Question
    Health Reduce Refined Sugar
    Before you started this challenge, did you think you were 'addicted' to sugar? How do you feel now?

    Waleska Toledo 9/11/2020 9:55 AM
    for motive the sugar its not benefic for nothing and danger for health