October 11 - October 25, 2017
October 11 - October 25, 2017

Penn State EcoChallenge 2017

Penn State University

The Sustainability Institute (SI) was created to lead Penn State toward the University’s sustainability mission: a comprehensive integration of sustainability into the University’s research, teaching, outreach and operations that prepares students, faculty and staff to be sustainability leaders in their professional, personal and civic lives.

Points Total

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  • 29,767 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    2
    miles
    travelled by carpool
  • up to
    30
    phone calls
    made to public officials or leaders
  • up to
    41
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    43
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    105
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    20
    outdoor meals
    consumed
  • up to
    445
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    5,176
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    2,430
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    10
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    8,767
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    59
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    12
    people
    helped
  • up to
    165
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    3,265
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    130
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    435
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    4
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    74
    miles
    travelled by bike
  • up to
    121
    miles
    travelled by foot
  • up to
    211
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    33
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    15
    neighbors
    met
  • up to
    9,144
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    479
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    93
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • October 26 at 10:08 AM
    Changing small things in your daily routine can make a difference in helping the environment 
  • October 25 at 9:11 PM
    During challnge I cut down on water use about 15%, energy use about 10%, waste about 20%, processed foods about 10%, and appreciated nature 100%!  
  • October 25 at 7:49 PM
    I think this challenge really helped me see just how much one person can actually make a difference 
  • October 25 at 7:48 PM
    Woah, I helped save about 240 gallons of water just by taking shorter showers!!! How crazy is that
  • October 25 at 7:47 PM
    For Christmas I’m getting my mom a pitcher that filters tap water so that she will stop buying plastic water bottles 
  • October 25 at 7:38 PM
    #WeAre #PennState #EcoReps

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