April 1 - April 30, 2019

Simbiat Yusuff

GOFORTH

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 446 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    24
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    16
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    72
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    493
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    21
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    140
    miles
    travelled by foot
  • up to
    8
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    65
    miles
    travelled by bus
  • up to
    517
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    32
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    64
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    110
    minutes
    spent learning

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

COMPLETED 8
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 8
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 3 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 4 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY 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 8
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 8
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Launch a Recycling Program

I will start a recycling program at my workplace or school. If a recycling program exists, I will advocate for ways to improve and expand it.

Completed
One-Time 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

Food

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 2 meatless meal(s) and/or 1 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 8
DAILY CHALLENGES

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

Skip the Straw

Plastic bags and small plastic pieces like straws are most likely to get swept into our waterways. I will keep 4 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Drive Less

I will cut my car trip mileage by only taking necessary trips.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Use Public Transit

I will use public transit 5 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to 1.82 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Consider Switching To An Electric Vehicle

I will test drive an electric vehicle at the Forth showcase in downtown Portland.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 10 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to 10.05 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 14
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 14
DAILY CHALLENGES

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