April 1 - April 30, 2019

Jim Neiderhauser

Team SOLE

"Our mission at SOLE Financial is to empower the underserved workforce with access to sustainable and inclusive financial services. "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 702 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    58
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    87
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    125
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    58
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    58
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    7
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    94
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    232
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    580
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    29
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    58
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 2 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to 1.93 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 29
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Reduce Animal Products

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

COMPLETED 29
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Whole Foods Diet

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) each day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 29
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Work from Home

I will work from home 2 day(s) to avoid my commute's carbon output.

Completed
One-Time 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 2 plastic straw(s) of out of the ocean each day.

COMPLETED 29
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 29
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 1 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 29
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Go Paperless

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by opting into paperless billing and ending unwanted subscriptions.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Recycle Everything I Can

Contamination prevents what is recyclable from being recycled. I will spend 2 minutes researching and recycling all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community.

COMPLETED 29
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Carry my Trash

I will carry all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash with me to raise my awareness of how much I send to the landfill.

COMPLETED 29
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 2 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 29
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 7 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 8 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 29
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Conduct Virtual Meetings

I will not travel for meetings and will instead conduct them virtually.

COMPLETED 29
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day.

COMPLETED 29
DAILY CHALLENGES

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 29
DAILY CHALLENGES

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