October 2 - October 23, 2019

Joseph Wangu

Merrimack Warriors

"To always try my best and achieve more"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 666 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    6
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    117
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    360
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    600
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    3
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted

Challenges

High Impact Action Track

Plant Trees

Nature

I will plant 3 tree(s) in my community, public parks, or backyard.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

High Impact Action Track

Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns

Health

I will spend 37 minutes researching environmental justice concerns in my region, their causes, and local initiatives to address these concerns.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

High Impact Action Track

Ditch the Lawn

Water

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Learn About & Practice Sustainable Fashion

I will learn about sustainable fashion and begin trying to practice it in my own life.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

Needs Vs. Wants

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Simplicity

Support a Sharing Economy

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Go Paperless

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 Challenge

Waste

Personal Waste Audit

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Find Local Recycling Depots

I will spend at least 34 minutes finding out where to recycle the recyclable items that I can't put in my curbside bin.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Advocate For More Food Packaging Options

I will advocate for alternatives to single-use packaging at local grocery stores, markets, at work, or on campus.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

I will eat all of my meals without distractions, e.g., phone, computer, TV, or newspaper.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

High Impact Action Track

Stay on the Ground

Transportation

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 Challenge

High Impact Action Track

Install Alternative Energy

Energy

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

Less Screen Time

I will replace 30 minute(s) of screen time each day with other activities.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Simplicity

Limit Social Media

I will limit my social media use to once each day reducing my daily use by 45 minute(s)

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Feed


  • Joseph Wangu 11/21/2019 8:51 AM
    Screen time was very challenging 

  • Joseph Wangu 10/25/2019 5:50 AM
    It felt nice challenging myself

  • Joseph Wangu 10/23/2019 6:33 AM
    I like challenging myself.

  • Joseph Wangu 10/23/2019 6:30 AM
    It was not as easy as I expected 

  • Joseph Wangu 10/22/2019 8:54 AM
    Screen time is the hardest challenge i have

  • Joseph Wangu 10/22/2019 8:54 AM
    I enjoy doing the daILY CHALLENGES

  • Joseph Wangu 10/22/2019 8:46 AM
    This activity makes me achieve a lot

  • Joseph Wangu 10/21/2019 7:20 AM
    My challenges are getting harder but they are keeping me motivated
  • Reflection Question
    High Impact Action Track Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns
    Who is most affected by environmental degration and/or environmental irresponsiblity in your community? How are they affected?

    Joseph Wangu 10/21/2019 6:59 AM
    Everyone is affected by environmental degration
  • Reflection Question
    High Impact Action Track Install Alternative Energy
    How is your region being affected by climate change? How will it be affected in the future?

    Joseph Wangu 10/21/2019 6:58 AM
    My region gets to cold and high winds and this may get worse.