October 11 - October 25, 2017

Carlos Sanchez

PCC SOC 228 Environmental Sociology

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 216 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    304
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Challenges

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

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 11 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 10 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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  • Carlos Sanchez 10/25/2017 8:46 PM
    overall i feel i did a decent job staying on top of my challenges, i did change one about half way through the event because i kept failing on completing it, but after wards my daily average points increased. this was a very eye opening experience, i never really payed attention to the little habits i had that played a big role in my Eco foot print. i will definitely remember to keep in mind the level of impact i play to the environment on a daily basis, and how a little change good or bad can have a huge impact.

  • Carlos Sanchez 10/23/2017 10:59 PM
    4 out of 4 challenges completed, it's was a good day, almost missed my first challenge but I remembered to shutdown all electronics/ lights that I was not using through out the day.

  • Carlos Sanchez 10/22/2017 5:11 PM
    2 out 4 challenges completed, didn't stick to my meal plan today for lunch ended up buying lunch.

  • Carlos Sanchez 10/21/2017 8:42 PM
    Well almost completed all my challenges today, but I got complacent and ended up leaving the water running while I brushed my teeth. Didn't realize my mistake until after I brushed my teeth.

  • Carlos Sanchez 10/19/2017 8:40 PM
    Other than my eat 1 meal cooked with organic ingredients challenge, i have accomplished my other three challenges. i think i might change my challenge to better suit my work/school scheduled. hopefully that will help  with decreasing my eco-foot print

  • Carlos Sanchez 10/18/2017 2:15 PM
    I was only able to meet to of my challenges yesterday, i got a bit greasy working on my car yesterday, so i took a longer shower,  but i will make up for that today by not showering, because I'm at school from 9 am to 9 pm, so i don't see the need to shower from sitting in class / library throughout the day. i should meet at least three of my challenges today, so it definitely a improvement from yesterday.

  • Carlos Sanchez 10/16/2017 2:00 PM
    Well for today i have stuck to my meal plan i set up for my self this week, yesterday i went out to bought all the groceries that i will need, unfortunately i totally forgot about the my one organic meal per day challenge. i have found this challenge the most difficult so far, last week i bought ingredients that were organic, but there were days i had to improvise my meals or change my meal plan due to work and ended up either not eating a meal with organic ingredients or mixing then with other ingredients that weren't organic. so i do have some felt over organic ingredients that i plan to incorporate in to my meals throughout this week.