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October 11 - October 25, 2017
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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.

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    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    41
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    479
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    105
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    20
    outdoor meals
    consumed
  • up to
    211
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    93
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    74
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    2.0
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • up to
    121
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    436
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    43
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    2,430
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    130
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4.4
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    445
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    34
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    9,144
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    8,767
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    5,176
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    165
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    30
    phone calls
    made to public officials or leaders
  • up to
    59
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    10
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    15
    neighbors
    met
  • up to
    12
    people
    helped
  • up to
    3,265
    minutes
    spent outdoors

Team Feed

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  • 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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