October 11 - October 25, 2017

Carmen Braggiato

Ecova Allstars

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 394 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    15
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    390
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    390
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    330
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    120
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Carmen's Actions

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 per day that I do this.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Disable Screen Savers

I will disable screen savers and will put the computer to sleep instead, saving up to 28% more energy.

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

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Needs vs. Wants

I will adopt a "Needs Vs. Wants" approach and only buy things I need.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Healthy Sleep

I will commit to getting 30 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 30-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

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

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 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Buy From a Farmers Market

I will purchase produce and meat from a local farmers market or food co-op.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

I will eat all of my meals without distractions, e.g., phone, computer, TV, or newspaper.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Recycle Everything I Can

I will recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Visit a Local Farm

I will visit a nearby farm to pick my own fruits and veggies.

Completed
One-Time Action

Feed


  • Carmen Braggiato 10/25/2017 9:12 AM
    Last day of the challenge!!! Watched a great documentary on the scandal of food waste last night- highly recommend it!

  • Carmen Braggiato 10/23/2017 5:33 AM
    Three more days to complete the challenge! Let's keep this change going for much longer :) 

  • Carmen Braggiato 10/19/2017 3:41 PM
    Over half way done! Let's keep up the good work :)

  • Carmen Braggiato 10/17/2017 8:15 AM
    Slowly getting those 5 minute showers in! Love being out doors longer :) 

  • Carmen Braggiato 10/13/2017 2:52 PM
    MAN! 5 min showers are definitely a tough one for me!!