April 1 - April 30, 2019

Jennifer Stein

GOFORTH

"Challenging myself every day to make small changes that will have a big impact!"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 331 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    12
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    9
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    enery audits
    conducted
  • up to
    60
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

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 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Transportation

Use Public Transit

I will use public transit 16 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to -6.38 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

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

Water

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of plants and trees at my home or work.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 6
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 1 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 3
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

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

COMPLETED 3
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

I will plant an herb garden in my home, workplace, or dorm room.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

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  • Jennifer Stein 4/01/2019 9:21 AM
    In honor of Earth Month, I am going to work hard to make choices that are better for the health of my family as well as the environment.