October 11 - October 25, 2017

Sandeep PVK

AMD Green Team

"To make people enjoy the profoundness of "Conscious Consumerism""

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,835 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    116
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    13
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    65
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    39
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    65
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    13
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    520
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Challenges

Water

Install Greywater Catchment

I will install a greywater catchment system in my home.

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

Nature

Organize a Course

I will organize one of NWEI's discussion courses, such as 'Reconnecting with Earth', with my family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Simplicity

Organize a Course

I will organize NWEI's discussion course 'Voluntary Simplicity' with my family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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

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

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

Waste

Start Composting

I will start a compost collection at home, work, or school.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Launch a Recycling Program

I will start a recycling program at my workplace or school. If a recycling program exists, I will advocate for ways to improve and expand it.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Complete a Recycler / Composter Training

I will sign up for a Recycler / Composter program in my area.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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

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

Transportation

Choose a Carbon Offset

If buying a plane ticket, I will also buy a carbon offset.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Advocate for Greener Vehicles

I will assess the vehicles used by my company or college and advocate for a purchasing policy focused on fuel-efficient vehicles.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Organize a Course

I will organize one of NWEI's discussion courses, such as 'Powering a Bright Future', with family, friends, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Organize a Course

I will organize one of NWEI's discussion courses on food sustainability, 'Menu for the Future' or 'Hungry for Change', with my family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Install Alternative Energy

I will install alternative energy systems, such as solar electric systems or solar water heaters.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Upgrade Heating & Cooling Units

I will replace inefficient heating and cooling units.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option.

Completed
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 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Disconnect from Email

I will disconnect from my email when not working or studying.

COMPLETED 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

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

COMPLETED 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

More Fruits and Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 1 cups of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

Healthy Sleep

I will commit to getting 5 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 5 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Whole Foods Diet

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) per day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

I will enjoy 3 meatless meal(s) per day.

COMPLETED 13 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Feed


  • Sandeep PVK 10/25/2017 1:36 AM
    Last Day.. only to the Challenge, not for the habits we inculcated through these 15 days. Great going so far.. Hope we all continue to do our bit for the planet. After all it is ONE earth & its OURS :)
    thank-you.jpg 1.08 MB



  • Sandeep PVK 10/23/2017 7:48 PM
    https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/why-are-scientists-so-bad-at-recycling/

  • Sandeep PVK 10/22/2017 5:34 AM

  • Sandeep PVK 10/21/2017 10:00 AM
    Do read this people..
    http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20150402-the-worst-place-on-earth


  • Sandeep PVK 10/19/2017 1:18 PM

  • Sandeep PVK 10/16/2017 10:27 PM
    Everything you want in life has a price connected to it. There's a price to pay if you want to make things better, a price to pay just for leaving things as they are... - Harry Browne

  • Sandeep PVK 10/14/2017 12:15 PM
    Being a citizen isn’t about where you were born or whether you have the right papers – it’s acting on our responsibility to stand up for the planet and other people