October 11 - October 25, 2017

Amy Bradley

Neil Kelly Company

"To conserve our natural resources by considering the impact of my actions on the environment as to ensure future generations' access to clean, healthy, and productive natural resources."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 640 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    160
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    1
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    8
    letters or emails
    sent to public officials or leaders
  • up to
    10
    outdoor meals
    consumed
  • up to
    160
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    140
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Amy's Actions

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 20 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Write Letters or Emails

I will write 1 letter(s) or email(s) per day to a public official or company to advocate for planet-friendly policies or something else I believe in.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Lobby for Reusables

I will lobby my workplace to have reusable dishes and silverware in order to minimize disposables.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Go get a check up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Practice Gratitude for Earth

I will spend 10 minute(s) per day outside, practicing gratitude (prayer, meditation, journaling, etc.) for Earth and the nature surrounding me.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Host a House Party

I will host a house party to watch a movie or present a guest speaker on an environmental issue that matters to me.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Eat Meals Outside

I will eat 1 meal(s) outside each day.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Express My Support

I will find out who in my state makes decisions that impact the environment and express my support for more environmental actions.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Energy

Upgrade My Windows

I will upgrade the windows or weatherstripping in my home or office to reduce air leaks and save on energy costs.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Nature

Explore My Area

I will explore at least one new hiking trail or nature walk in my area.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 Action

Food

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary film about food with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 Action

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 Action

Health

Happiness

I will write down three things every day for two weeks that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Avoid refined sugar

I will adopt a diet free of refined sugars, which eliminates sweetened beverages, candy, and processed foods.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Involving My Children

I will involve my children in completing the actions I have selected during the challenge.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Have Meetings Outside

I will schedule 10 minute(s) of work meetings or phone calls outside each day.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed


  • Amy Bradley 10/24/2017 1:51 PM
    Watched the documentary film, Just Eat It: A food waste story, available on Amazon Prime

  • Amy Bradley 10/19/2017 11:00 AM
    The 5 minute shower is a challenge but worth it!

  • Amy Bradley 10/17/2017 8:36 PM
    The 5 minute shower challenge  is not as difficult to accomplish as I originally thought.

  • Amy Bradley 10/16/2017 1:11 PM
    I'm enjoying the beautiful weather while I spend 10 minutes working  outside.

  • Amy Bradley 10/13/2017 10:15 AM
    Today as one of my daily challenges, I am writing a letter to Oregon State Senator Peter Courtney asking for his support of SB 168, SB 170, and SB175, which extends the timetable for tax credit for biomass production, tax credit for energy conservation projects, and tax credit for renewable energy development contributions, respectfully.

    • Ben Rousseau 10/26/2017 12:48 PM
      Way to go, Amy! You really took this challenge on. I'm going to look into these state bills. 

    • Sonrisa Sonnleitner 10/16/2017 1:02 PM
      You are so awesome and I want us to be friends. :) Nice work!

  • Amy Bradley 10/11/2017 8:05 AM
    Better Environment Better Tomorrow - Start Today - Small actions add up to make a Big difference.

  • Amy Bradley 10/11/2017 8:02 AM

    Let's make everyday Earth Day!

  • Amy Bradley 10/09/2017 12:41 PM
    "Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is a process; working together is success."  ~Henry Ford
    The quote brings together the ideas of the EcoChallenge.