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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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October 7 - October 28, 2020

The Hartford Environmental Action Team

The Hartford

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 5,374 This Week
  • 30,539 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    8
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    356
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    2,838
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    170
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    18
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    3
    enery audits
    conducted
  • up to
    23,021
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    17
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    75
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    6,114
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    14
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    22
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    42
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    4,602
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    54
    neighbors
    met
  • up to
    68
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    21,827
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    53
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    355
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    607
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    62
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    298
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    5
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    6,598
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    1,738
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    3
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    15
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    4
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    41
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    3,251
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    water collection systems
    installed
  • up to
    80
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    11
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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Recent updates from this team
  • October 28 at 11:31 PM
    I was surprised to find my electric company gladly sold my contact information to many contractors in the Phoenix area. I learned not to click on the first result of any search for an energy audit, even if it is a company you know.
  • October 28 at 11:26 PM
    I love the EcoChallenge. It helps me focus on different aspects of our world which I can help improve.
  • October 28 at 6:08 PM
    In just the U.S. alone, one estimate suggests 500 million straws are used every single day. One study published earlier this year estimated as many as 8.3 billion plastic straws pollute the world's beaches. Eight million tons of plastic flow into the ocean every year
  • October 28 at 6:06 PM
    Average temperatures in Los Angeles have risen 6°F in the last 50 years as tree coverage has declined and the number of heat-absorbing roads and buildings has increased.Trees cool the city by up to 10°F, by shading our homes and streets, breaking up urban “heat islands” and releasing water
  • October 28 at 6:06 PM
    Average temperatures in Los Angeles have risen 6°F in the last 50 years as tree coverage has declined and the number of heat-absorbing roads and buildings has increased.Trees cool the city by up to 10°F, by shading our homes and streets, breaking up urban “heat islands” and releasing water
  • October 28 at 4:59 PM
    Going very well so far I am excited to see what the challenge has to come.

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