October 2 - October 23, 2019
October 2 - October 23, 2019

EcoINL

Idaho National Laboratory

Idaho National Laboratory strives to make the planet a better place through energy and critical infrastructure research, and through the every-day actions of its employees.

Points Total

  • 405 Today
  • 1,792 This Week
  • 26,253 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    141
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2,750
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    202
    miles
    travelled by bike
  • up to
    38
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    1,895
    miles
    travelled by carpool
  • up to
    12
    advocacy actions
    took
  • up to
    39
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    100
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    0
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    68
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    111
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4,100
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    2,158
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    8,980
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    278
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    4,520
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    5,415
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    2
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    3
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    67
    miles
    travelled by foot
  • up to
    49
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    594
    miles
    travelled by bus
  • up to
    59
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    6
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    9
    donations
    made
  • up to
    68
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    42
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    4
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    2,853
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    27
    pounds
    food waste avoided
  • up to
    380
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    5
    enery audits
    conducted
  • up to
    6,975
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    20
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    78
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    3,727
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • October 22 at 6:29 AM
    "You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make" -Jane Goodall
  • October 22 at 6:10 AM
    I have found that even though my local recycling places may not accept certain things there still might be other places that are willing to take it. Some companies allow you to ship their used items back to them and then they will recycle them. I also have found that if you look up a certain item you may find other ways to get more use out of...
  • October 22 at 5:44 AM
    Exercise is my best friend when it comes to stress. Any time I can get my heart rate up and blood bumping, I can come back to a problem to face it head on with a little more ease. If being physically active isn't an option, I've found meditation, journaling, or spending quality time with close friends helps.I try to help others cope by lending...
  • October 22 at 5:33 AM
    Day 21: I am grateful for this amazing challenge and everything it has to offer, the individuals participating in challenges like this to help make our world a better place to be in, and the ability to challenge myself to be a better person and how little steps make a difference.
  • October 21 at 12:28 PM
    I believe a lot of us think that because we have run off that fills the canals and rain that comes down in violent storms (as well as living next to a large river), we don't have to be conservative about water. This isn't the case - Idaho Falls is still in the high desert. And it still uses energy to use water at such a luxury. If everyone were...
  • October 21 at 8:25 AM
    I learned that Idaho Falls is in a region where indoor radon screening levels are from 2 to 4 pCi/. Radon is a carcinogen. Above 4 pCi/ becomes a concern and should be tested and have a specialist come out to take reduction measures. There are also ways to prevent increased radon exposure in the home - having windows on the lowest level and...

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