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October 11 - October 25, 2017
Myrna Strong's avatar

Myrna Strong

Los Alamos EnviroGiants

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 459 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    448
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    14
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Myrna's Actions

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Enjoy the Sunrise/Sunset

I will enjoy the sunrise and/or sunset each day.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 1 meal(s) with zero waste each day.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Smart Seafood Choices

I will visit seafoodwatch.org or download the app and commit to making better seafood choices for a healthier ocean.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Have a Garage Sale

I will have a group garage sale with friends, family, and/or neighbors.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Conserve Toilet Water

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

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Recycle Everything I Can

I will recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

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

Visit a Waste Management Facility

I will visit a local dump/transfer station, material recovery facility, and/or landfill to learn about the waste stream.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Use Reusable Containers

I will only use reusable containers for my lunches at work or school.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Advocate for More Food Options

I will advocate for local and/or organic food options at my school, grocery market, or workplace.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Go get a check up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Whole Foods Diet

I will enjoy 3 meal(s) per day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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

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 Action

Create Your Own Action

Walking

Walk 30 minuih

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Myrna Strong's avatar
    Myrna Strong 10/12/2017 3:15 PM
    I’ve been a recycler for years. Does that count? Easy challenge!

    • Sue Barns's avatar
      Sue Barns 10/31/2017 6:51 AM
      Hi Myrna--  Just wanted you to know that you are our 3rd Place winner in the Los Alamos EcoChallenge!  We have prizes (including cash :-)  for you, and would love to see you at our Awards Celebration on Friday, Nov. 3, 7 pm at Fuller Lodge (during the Recycle Fashion Show). 

      If you cannot make this event, please let me know, and we'll arrange another way to get your prizes to you. You can email me at sueb@pajaritoeec.org  or call me at 412-9450 (leave a message if I don't answer.)

      Congratulations on a job well done!  

    • Sandra West's avatar
      Sandra West 10/12/2017 5:05 PM
      Yes, click the "I already do this" button. You can get points for the great things you have been doing!