October 11 - October 25, 2017

Jenna Dowding

Gerding Edlen LEEDers

"Trying to make life changes that I can pass down to my kids. "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 642 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    300
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    280
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Challenges

Simplicity

De-Clutter My Home

I will de-clutter, clean, and donate or recycle unneeded items in my home.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY 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

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Sign a Petition

I will sign a petition in support of an environmental or social initiative in my state.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Consider Switching to an Electric Vehicle

I will research or test drive an electric car or bike.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Say No to Seafood

I will not eat seafood.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY CHALLENGES

Nature

Enjoy the Sunrise/Sunset

I will enjoy the sunrise and/or sunset each day.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY CHALLENGES

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Involving My Children

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

COMPLETED 15
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

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 14
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 30 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY CHALLENGES

Create Your Own Action

Homemade Lunch

I will bring lunch to work everyday to avoid eating out.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY CHALLENGES

Feed


  • Jenna Dowding 10/25/2017 8:33 PM
    I want to thank NWEI for bringing the EcoChallenge into my life! It made me feel proud of all the things I already do to help limit my impact and expose me to other ways, some simple and some not so simple, but all worth while. Thanks for making me feel like a better person!

  • Jenna Dowding 10/24/2017 7:53 PM
    Today was a long day and while I didn't want to work out I found the determination and did. Sometimes you just have to power through. 

  • Jenna Dowding 10/22/2017 7:34 PM
    In the words of my daughter: the sunset was magnificent tonight. After the sunset we enjoyed a dinner of stuffed cabbage with produce from our CSA box. Thansk to Helsing farms!

  • Jenna Dowding 10/21/2017 9:37 PM
    This afternoon my three year old and nine month old decided they wanted some of my almond butter and apple. Great snack for all ages!

  • Jenna Dowding 10/20/2017 9:58 PM
    Extra water savings by bathing two kids at once. It also makes bath time more fun for everyone. 

  • Jenna Dowding 10/19/2017 8:22 PM
    Forgot my lunch today but went next door and had delicious pork creole soup. I'll have to remember my lunch tomorrow. 

  • Jenna Dowding 10/18/2017 8:30 PM
    Sometimes a 5 minute shower is all the energy  I have so it works out nicely. 

  • Jenna Dowding 10/17/2017 1:07 PM
    Lunch: leftover lentil and veg soup from the weekend and a bagel. 

  • Jenna Dowding 10/16/2017 10:08 PM
    Amazing sunset tonight. Have to enjoy the last few perfect nights before winter. 

  • Jenna Dowding 10/15/2017 1:20 PM
    Outside park and play with the kids. Couldn't be a better day.