October 11 - October 25, 2017
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Kelly Guerke

Oregon Convention Center Administration Team

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,096 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    375
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    12
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    8
    letters or emails
    sent to public officials or leaders
  • up to
    455
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    195
    minutes
    spent exercising

Challenges

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Create Your Own

Destress

I will spend time petting/playing with animals everyday. Spending time with pets is known to decrease blood pressure and depression and increase happiness and wellbeing.

Uncompleted
Create Your Own Challenge

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Waste

Avoid Disposables

I will not use any disposable plates, cups, or utensils.

COMPLETED 8 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Health

Know My health

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Transportation

Car Share

I will sign up for a car-sharing service, or organize car sharing with my neighbors, to cut down on the number of vehicles on the road.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Water

Install a Toilet Tank Bank

I will reduce the amount of water flushed and save up to 11 gallons (41 L) of water per day by installing a toilet tank bank.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

I will save up to 15 gallons (56 L) of water a day by installing a low-flow showerhead.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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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 Challenge

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Water

Fix Leaky Faucets

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 9 gallons (34 L) of water per faucet every day.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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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

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Health

Take Control

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Health

Go get a check up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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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

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Nature

Enjoy the Sunrise/Sunset

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

COMPLETED 12 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Nature

Practice Gratitude for Earth

I will spend 15 minute(s) per day outside, practicing gratitude (prayer, meditation, journaling, etc.) for Earth and the nature surrounding me.

COMPLETED 12 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 15-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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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

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Community

Talk To My Friends

I will decide which social or environmental issue in my community is most important to me and tell 1 friends per day about the issue.

COMPLETED 12 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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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 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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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 14 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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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

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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

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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 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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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

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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 14 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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  • Kelly Guerke 10/25/2017 12:47 PM
    Day 15 of 15....I survived the EcoChallenge!

  • Kelly Guerke 10/24/2017 12:34 PM
    Today is another beautiful, sunny day. It is not much of a challenge to walk outside in the sunshine!  ;-)

  • Kelly Guerke 10/23/2017 12:48 PM
    I am really enjoying watching the sun set each evening. The sky was an amazing mix of colors last night, it was great to see!

  • Kelly Guerke 10/21/2017 9:11 PM
    I got some walking in today, despite the weather. I was soaked, but enjoyed the bright yellow leaves against the gray sky.

  • Kelly Guerke 10/20/2017 12:34 PM
    Day 10!

  • Kelly Guerke 10/19/2017 1:01 PM
    Enjoying the sunset each night and writing a daily gratitude list have made me happier throughout the entire day. I'm grateful the EcoChallenge is pushing me to make these changes. :-)

  • Kelly Guerke 10/18/2017 4:48 PM
    Day 8: Attended an Energy Fair today where I purchased energy efficient light bulbs and other Eco Friendly products. WooHoo!

  • Kelly Guerke 10/17/2017 2:46 PM
    Tomorrow is the Energy Fair at OCC and I am getting excited. I can't wait to learn more about saving energy at home.

  • Kelly Guerke 10/16/2017 2:24 PM
    Day 6 is off to a good start! It was a beautiful, sunny morning for a walk & time enjoying the outdoors.

  • Kelly Guerke 10/15/2017 9:49 PM