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October 11 - October 25, 2017
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Carie Strahorn

Boly:Welch

"Keepin' it green "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 636 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    36
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    24
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,161
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    126
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    520
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    330
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    125
    minutes
    spent outdoors

Carie's Actions

Nature

Practice Gratitude for Earth

I will spend 5 minute(s) per day outside, practicing gratitude (prayer, meditation, journaling, etc.) for Earth and the nature surrounding me.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Track my Purchases

I will maintain a record of all my purchases.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

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

Simplicity

Work-Life Balance

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

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Disable Screen Savers

I will disable screen savers and will put the computer to sleep instead, saving up to 28% more energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Fix Leaky Faucets

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 9 gallons (34 L) of water per faucet every day.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Drive Less

I will cut my car trip mileage by only taking necessary trips.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

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

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

I will source 3 meal(s) per day from local producers.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 2 meal(s) with zero waste each day.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 35 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Healthy Sleep

I will commit to getting 30 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Reduce Unwanted Mail

I will reduce the amount of unwanted mail I receive (catalogs, phone books, etc.).

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

100-Mile Diet

I'm up for a serious challenge! I will only eat food that has been raised and cultivated within a hundred-mile radius of where I live.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Take Control

I will develop a plan with my medical professionals to achieve my best health and live my life to the fullest.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Find Local Recycling Depots

I will find out where to recycle the recyclable items that I can't put in my curbside bin.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Go Paperless

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by opting into paperless billing and subscriptions.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Choose a Carbon Offset

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Create Your Own Action

purge storeroom

clean out the store room and recycle or give away everything without throwing anything in the trash

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

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    Carie Strahorn 10/23/2017 4:25 PM
    favorite colleagues strategizing about the challenge 

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    Carie Strahorn 10/23/2017 4:21 PM
    coached to complete her dashboard for the entire weeks

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    Carie Strahorn 10/20/2017 9:13 AM
    ate the best local tuna last night as a tuna melt paired with local soup...hmmm

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    Carie Strahorn 10/13/2017 9:54 AM
    Riding the bus with hubby downtown for a flu shot!

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    Carie Strahorn 10/11/2017 7:34 PM
    carpooling to a meeting tonight

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    Carie Strahorn 10/11/2017 10:33 AM
    Just bought some carbon offset credits for an upcoming trip to NOLA. Super easy - Delta calculated the value and it was just a quick click through to the Nature Conservancy for a donation!

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    Carie Strahorn 10/10/2017 4:57 PM
    Excited to start the challenge in earnest tomorrow...not excited about riding my bike in the rain, though..