October 11 - October 25, 2017
2017

Kaitlyn Williams

Mayo Clinic

"To make better choices to help improve the environment"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 931 Total

Challenges

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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.

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Nature

Explore My Area

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

Completed
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Waste

Find Local Recycling Depots

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

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Waste

Reduce Unwanted Mail

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

Completed
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Waste

Go Paperless

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

Completed
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Simplicity

Have a Garage Sale

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

Completed
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Water

Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater

I will avoid wasting water while waiting for the shower or sink to heat up.

Completed
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Plant an Herb Garden

I will plant an herb garden in my home, workplace, or dorm room.

Completed
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Food

Watch a Documentary

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

Completed
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Food

Try a New Way to Prep

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

Completed
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Food

Advocate for More Food Options

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

Completed
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Food

Visit a Local Farm

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

Completed
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Health

Support Pollution Reduction

I will learn about water and air quality issues in my area, how they are impacting human and environmental health, and how I can help.

Completed
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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
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Health

PAID FAMILY LEAVE

I will learn about paid leave and its impact on health and wellness at a personal and societal level and how I can help advocate for paid leave in my company and at the national level.

Completed
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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
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Health

Know My health

I will get my Core Four Biometrics tests (blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and BMI).

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Health

Go get a check up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

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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
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Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 2 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 1 disposable cup(s) to the landfill per day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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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 5 OF 15
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Simplicity

Buy Only What I Need

I will not buy anything except items required for health and safety.

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
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Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

I will eat all of my meals without distractions, e.g., phone, computer, TV, or newspaper.

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
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Simplicity

Limit Social Media

I will limit my social media use to once per day.

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Simplicity

Disconnect from Email

I will disconnect from my email when not working or studying.

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Simplicity

Less Screen Time

I will replace 90 minute(s) of screen time per day with other activities.

COMPLETED 6 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Nature

Spend Time Outside

I will replace 30 minute(s) per day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside.

COMPLETED 5 OF 15
DAILY CHALLENGE

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