April 1 - April 30, 2019

James D

Abington Middle School

"I just want a sprite cranberry...."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 194 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    9
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    3
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • up to
    12
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    9
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    1
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    3
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    7
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    12
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill

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 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

Ditch the Lawn

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

Choose Two-Sided Printing

I will save up to .21 lbs (.09 kg) of paper each day by switching from one-sided printing to two-sided.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Recycle Everything I Can

Contamination prevents what is recyclable from being recycled. I will spend 10 minutes researching and recycling all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Water

Fix Leaky Faucets

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 Challenge

Energy

Turn it off

I will keep lights, electronics, and appliances turned off when not using them.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Use Public Transit

I will use public transit 1 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to 0.57 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Adjust the Thermostat

I will adjust my thermostat down 2 degrees from usual when I use the heat, and up 2 degrees when I use air conditioning.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Power Down the Computer

I will power down my computer and monitor when not using it for more than 2 hours, saving up to (1.1) lbs of CO2 each day that I do this.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 1 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to 1.21 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Transportation

Try Carpooling

I will commute by carpool 1 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to 0.81 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Go by Bike

I will commute by bike 2 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to 2.27 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 3 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Skip the Straw

Plastic bags and small plastic pieces like straws are most likely to get swept into our waterways. I will keep 3 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 3 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

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