April 1 - April 30, 2019

Lucy Vega

Team SOLE

"Think Green and Act."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 76 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    4
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    5
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    7
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    28
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    10
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

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 1 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 5 plastic straw(s) of out of the ocean each day.

COMPLETED 1 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 1 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 1 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

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

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 1 OF 30
DAILY 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 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 5 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 1 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 4 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 1 OF 30
DAILY 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 2 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 1 OF 30
DAILY CHALLENGE

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