October 11 - October 25, 2017

JaKarra Sanders

CCC EcoWarriors

"I want to help impact the environment in a positive way!"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 651 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    10
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    16
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    4
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    28
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    300
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Challenges

Food

Animal Free Diet

I will adopt a diet free of animal products.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY CHALLENGES

Community

Share My Actions

I will make my environmental actions visible with a lawn sign or bumper sticker, or by posting to my social media networks.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 4 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 15
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Compost Food Waste

I will avoid sending up to .69 lbs (.31 kg) of food waste to the landfill per day by composting my food or learning how to.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Visit a Local Farm

I will visit a nearby farm to pick my own fruits and veggies.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

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

COMPLETED 15
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Consider Switching to an Electric Vehicle

I will research or test drive an electric car or bike.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 2 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY CHALLENGES

Water

Conserve Toilet Water

I will save up to 12 gallons (45 L) of water a day by flushing only when necessary.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY 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 15
DAILY CHALLENGES

Community

Connect with a Nonprofit

I will connect with a local nonprofit, environmental or otherwise, and find out how I can get involved or become a member.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 15
DAILY CHALLENGES

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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  • JaKarra Sanders 10/25/2017 1:16 PM

    Found a couple of non profit organizations, I'll be emailing them just a little later today for information on being a member.


  • JaKarra Sanders 10/25/2017 1:14 PM
    I think that the brushing my teeth without water is starting to become a habit because I didn't even have to think about it this time. But it does help that I switched to a charcoal powder teeth cleaner because it can't get wet until its in your mouth.

  • JaKarra Sanders 10/23/2017 9:18 AM
    For anyone who is looking for the contact information of the Oregon DEQ (department of environmental quality), the general phone number is: 800-452-4011 and the email is deqinfo@deq.state.or.us

  • JaKarra Sanders 10/23/2017 9:12 AM
    Let me tell you, that electric car was AMAZING

  • JaKarra Sanders 10/19/2017 4:49 PM
    Did anyone else donate and the points not show up?

  • JaKarra Sanders 10/19/2017 4:44 PM
    Excited to be test driving an electric car this weekend

  • JaKarra Sanders 10/18/2017 1:59 PM

    Am I the only who had a difficult time picking challenges because there are so many that I already do?