October 2 - October 23, 2019

Indigo Truitt

Columbia Bank

"A very happy young woman looking forward to a bright and wonderful future."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,363 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    203
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    188
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    44
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    5
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    0
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    22
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    22
    whole food meals
    consumed

Challenges

Community

Support Businesses Owned by People of Color

Racial inequity is both a sustainability and justice problem. I will support businesses owned by people of color in my community whenever I shop.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

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 Challenge

Food

Whole Foods Diet

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) each day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Learn About & Practice Sustainable Fashion

I will spend 20 minutes learning about sustainable fashion and begin trying to practice it in my own life.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Recycle Everything I Can

Contamination prevents what is recyclable from being recycled. I will research and recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community, making sure to not contaminate recyclables with non-recyclables.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Compost Food Waste

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 CHALLENGES

Waste

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

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.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Advocate for Greener Vehicles

I will spend at least 30 minutes assessing the vehicles used by my company or college and advocate for a purchasing policy focused on fuel-efficient vehicles.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Choose a Carbon Offset

If buying a plane ticket, I will also buy a carbon offset.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products in my Home

I will spend 20 minutes researching toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies and personal care products and remove them from my home.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Health

Go get a check up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

I will try a new method of food preparation, such as canning, pickling, or baking bread.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Join An Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Forage for My Food

I will use the 'Learn More' resources below to find where I can forage for my own food locally.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Plant Trees

I will plant 5 tree(s) in my community, public parks, or backyard.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Feed


  • Indigo Truitt 10/23/2019 1:51 PM
    Loving this sunshine and beautiful fall colors!

  • Indigo Truitt 10/23/2019 10:59 AM
    Last day, last day! Had such a blast keeping up with the challenge again this year!

  • Indigo Truitt 10/22/2019 8:43 AM
    Happy National Make a Dog's day! Go make all the cute pups in your life happy today!

  • Indigo Truitt 10/21/2019 10:41 AM
    Wish there were greener options for candy to give out on Halloween!

  • Indigo Truitt 10/21/2019 8:29 AM
    Woke up a little extra early for a good walk today to appreciate the fall colors and fresh air!

  • Indigo Truitt 10/20/2019 10:22 AM
    Keepin It green, even on the weekends! 

  • Indigo Truitt 10/18/2019 8:59 AM
    Excited to expand my indoor garden this weekend!
  • Reflection Question
    Nature Forage for My Food
    People are motivated to forage for many different reasons: as a source for food, a means of income, to connect with nature, to participate in cultural tradition, transmitting specific ecological knowledge, or as a means of stewarding local and native plant populations. What is your chief motivation for foraging?

    Indigo Truitt 10/18/2019 8:57 AM
    I find joy in finding things, I feel a deeper appreciation for the item then if I were to just go out to a store and buy something
  • Reflection Question
    Nature Join An Outdoor Project
    How well do you know the area you live in? In what ways is a deep knowledge of your surroundings -- known as a 'sense of place' -- important to you?

    Indigo Truitt 10/18/2019 8:55 AM
    I've lived in the same general area my entire life so I can drive around for hours without ever being lost for more than a few minutes. I can appreciate knowing my surroundings, but I also enjoy the thrill of being in a new space and exploring 
  • Reflection Question
    Nature Plant Trees
    How is planting trees good for your mental, physical, and spiritual health?

    Indigo Truitt 10/18/2019 8:48 AM
    It's an outdoor exercise that forces you to slow down, work carefully and strongly, and  be aware of the plant you are working with.