October 11 - October 25, 2017

Zach Garsson

Manhattanville College

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 231 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    140
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Zach's Actions

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

Energy

Heat and Cool Naturally

I will naturally heat and cool my house, office, or dorm room by opening or closing my windows, curtains, and blinds, and by using fans.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY 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 5
DAILY ACTIONS

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 5
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 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Zach Garsson 10/17/2017 3:08 PM
    Limiting myself to a five minute shower wasn't easy.  It was cold for the first thirty seconds which felt longer, and then once I was done cleaning off I had to count down from ten before I could get myself out.  

  • Zach Garsson 10/16/2017 6:27 PM
    Going ok but not great.  I'm behind and need to get on top of things.