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October 11 - October 25, 2017
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Nikki Sarocka

Mayo Clinic

"To help the environment as well as my own personal health by completing these challenges."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 383 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    6
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    116
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Nikki's Actions

Nature

Tend a Garden

I will tend to a garden each day, or work on starting one.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Install Alternative Energy

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary film about food with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Consider Switching to an Electric Vehicle

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

I will try a new method of food preparation, such as canning, pickling, or baking bread.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 2 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 3
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 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Involving My Children

I will involve my children in completing the actions I have selected during the challenge.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Conserve Toilet Water

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

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

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 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Explore My Area

I will explore at least one new hiking trail or nature walk in my area.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Work-Life Balance

I will not work more than 8 hour days each day to practice work-life balance.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

De-Clutter My Home

I will de-clutter, clean, and donate or recycle unneeded items in my home.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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    Nikki Sarocka 10/23/2017 8:43 AM
    Only 2 days left! I better get on my research for an electric car

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    Nikki Sarocka 10/20/2017 1:48 PM
    I am so sorry to see that there are only 5 days left for this challenge.

    • Kelli Lytle's avatar
      Kelli Lytle 10/21/2017 5:12 PM
      I am too but I'm feeling confident about keeping up changes and thinking about other goals!

    • Rebecca Snook's avatar
      Rebecca Snook 10/21/2017 8:56 AM
      Me too! I wish it was a constant thing. 

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    Nikki Sarocka 10/19/2017 4:09 PM
    I love the EcoChallenge! This is so fun, interactive and informative!!!!

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    Nikki Sarocka 10/18/2017 10:50 AM
    I was not able to get outside and walk this morning but am planning on going for a family walk after work today!!! Loving this cooler weather :)

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    Nikki Sarocka 10/17/2017 10:20 AM
    I went for a walk this morning not just for the health benefit but so that I could check the Did It box and get my points!!!

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    Nikki Sarocka 10/16/2017 9:16 AM
    There are some items on these lists that I try to do on a regular basis. Having this website to actually help track as well as give you new ideas is wonderful!