October 11 - October 25, 2017

Evie O'Brien

SUSTAINABLE SAINTS

"Doing my part"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 503 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    8
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved

Challenges

Health

PAID FAMILY LEAVE

I will learn about paid leave and its impact on health and wellness at a personal and societal level and how I can help advocate for paid leave in my company and at the national level.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Involving My Children

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGES

Community

Raise Money For a Nonprofit

I will raise money to support Northwest Earth Institute or another local nonprofit.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

I will avoid buying toxic plastics, including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Advocate for More Food Options

I will advocate for local and/or organic food options at my school, grocery market, or workplace.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 1
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 Challenge

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

I will try a new method of food preparation, such as canning, pickling, or baking bread.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Health

Avoid refined sugar

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Take Control

I will develop a plan with my medical professionals to achieve my best health and live my life to the fullest.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products in my Home

I will research toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies and personal care products and remove them from my home.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Cook New Recipes

I will cook a new recipe every day that features organic and/or local ingredients.

COMPLETED 0
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 1
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Support Pollution Reduction

I will learn about water and air quality issues in my area, how they are impacting human and environmental health, and how I can help.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGES

Community

Join my Neighborhood Association

I will join my neighborhood association or another local group.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Adjust the Thermostat

I will adjust my thermostat down 2 degrees from usual when I use the heat, and up 2 degrees when I use air conditioning.

COMPLETED 1
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 1
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 1,600 lbs of C02 over the course of the next year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Connect with a Nonprofit

I will connect with a local nonprofit, environmental or otherwise, and find out how I can get involved or become a member.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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

Ditch the Lawn

I will replace my lawn with a drought-tolerant landscape and save the water, money, and time I used to spend cutting the grass.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Health

Know My health

I will get my Core Four Biometrics tests (blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and BMI).

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

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