April 1 - April 30, 2019

Doug Hasen

Team Orange

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 792 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    30
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    33
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    30
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    26
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    60
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    760
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    15
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 26
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

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

COMPLETED 26
DAILY CHALLENGES

Water

Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater

I will avoid wasting water while waiting for the shower or sink to heat up.

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 30
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 30
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 2 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY 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 30
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Find Local Recycling Depots

I will spend at least 15 minutes finding out where to recycle the recyclable items that I can't put in my curbside bin.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water

Brush My Teeth Without Running Water

I will save up to 8 gallons (30 L) of water each day by turning it off while brushing my teeth.

COMPLETED 30
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 30
DAILY CHALLENGES

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  • Reflection Question
    Energy Power Down the Computer
    What are other easy things you could do to save energy and reduce your environmental footprint?

    Doug Hasen 3/29/2019 2:47 PM
    Keep lights turned off when not in use.  
    Purchase a programmable thermostat.  
    Plan your route prior to running errands for the most efficient route.  Combining trips helps a lot as well.
    Close shades and blinds on warm days.