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October 11 - October 25, 2017
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Teresa Oliver

Boly:Welch

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 506 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    9.0
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    15
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    9.0
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    18
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    100
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    100
    minutes
    spent outdoors

Teresa's Actions

Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Cook New Recipes

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Say No to Seafood

I will not eat seafood.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

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 Action

Transportation

Work from Home

I will work from home 1 day(s) to avoid my commute's carbon output.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Track my Purchases

I will maintain a record of all my purchases.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 2 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 1 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Needs vs. Wants

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

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 10-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) per day.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

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 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Go get a check up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Completed
One-Time Action

Create Your Own Action

Drink More Water

I will drink at least 2 additional glasses of water per day.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

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    Teresa Oliver 10/25/2017 2:34 PM
    And on the last day, I forced myself to make my doctor's appointment. Thanks for the reminder, EcoChallenge! 

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    Teresa Oliver 10/23/2017 10:57 AM
    Minor setbacks over the weekend but back at it today. Hopefully I can get a couple of these actions to stick after the challenge!

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    Teresa Oliver 10/20/2017 10:13 AM
    "Buy less, choose well." ~ Vivienne Westwood

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    Teresa Oliver 10/19/2017 10:23 AM
    So proud of my teammates for keeping up with the EcoChallenge! We've crossed the halfway point so less than a week to go. High tens, ya'll!

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    Teresa Oliver 10/18/2017 8:49 AM
    This challenge is making me more inclined to take inventory of other actions in my life. I feel more changes coming!

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    Teresa Oliver 10/13/2017 10:09 AM
    Two days in a row, folks! 

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    Teresa Oliver 10/12/2017 9:46 AM
    Remembering to bring my insulated mug to the coffee shop is easier said than done! Perhaps after the next two weeks it will actually stick. 

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    Teresa Oliver 10/09/2017 4:13 PM
    Such a meaningful and relevant challenge! I'm excited to get started. Go Team Boly:Welch!!