April 1 - April 30, 2019

Julie DiLeone

East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 625 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    36
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    48
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    4
    miles
    travelled by bike
  • up to
    10
    miles
    travelled by foot
  • up to
    16
    miles
    travelled by bus
  • up to
    25
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    52
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    30
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    23
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    enery audits
    conducted
  • up to
    27
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    768
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    48
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    450
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

Transportation

Use Public Transit

I will use public transit 4 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to -0.42 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 4 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) and/or 1 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

COMPLETED 24 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

Transportation

Go by Bike

I will commute by bike 2 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to 1.07 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 2 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 2 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to 1.21 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 5 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 25 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

Say No to Plastic Straws

An estimated 71% of seabirds and 30% of turtles have been found with plastics in their stomachs. When they ingest plastic, marine life has a 50% mortality rate. By asking for no straw when placing a drink order, I will keep 1 plastic straw(s) of out of the ocean each day.

COMPLETED 27 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Online Energy Audit

I will complete an online energy audit of my home, office, or dorm room and identify my next steps for saving energy.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 27 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Heat and Cool Naturally

I will naturally heat and cool my house, office, or dorm room by opening or closing my windows, curtains, and blinds, and by using fans.

COMPLETED 25 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

5-Minute Showers

I will save up to 20 gallons (75 L) of water each day by taking 5-minute showers.

COMPLETED 24 OF 30
DAILY 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

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 26 OF 30
DAILY 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

Food

Whole Foods Diet

I will enjoy 2 meal(s) each day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 24 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 1 meal(s) with zero-waste each day

COMPLETED 25 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

I will source 1 meal(s) each day from local producers.

COMPLETED 23 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 24 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Smart Seafood Choices

I will visit seafoodwatch.org or download the app and commit to making better seafood choices for a healthier ocean.

COMPLETED 13 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 27 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

Conserve Toilet Water

I will save up to 12 gallons (45 L) of water a day by flushing only when necessary.

COMPLETED 24 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

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