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April 1 - April 21, 2022
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Jerod Golden

Carlisle Construction Materials

"Lets make this World cleaner and healthy for generations to come"

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 689 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    1
    advocacy action
    completed
  • UP TO
    6.5
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    100
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    1
    documentary
    watched
  • UP TO
    405
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • UP TO
    3.1
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • UP TO
    100
    minutes
    spent learning
  • UP TO
    4
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • UP TO
    340
    minutes
    being mindful
  • UP TO
    19
    organic meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    101
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    1
    public official or leader
    contacted
  • UP TO
    153
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    19
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    20
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Jerod's actions

Simplicity

Go For A Daily Walk Outside

I will take a walk outside for 30 minutes each day.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Meditate

I will meditate or create a moment of silence for 15 minute(s) each day to reflect on things important to me.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Needs Vs. Wants

I will adopt a "Needs Vs. Wants" approach and only buy things I need.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Learn About Renewable Energy

I will spend 30 minutes learning more about renewable energy alternatives (i.e. solar, wind, biomass) in my region.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Energy

Adjust the Thermostat

I will adjust my thermostat down 2 degrees from usual when I use the heat, and up 2 degrees when I use air conditioning.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 8 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

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

COMPLETED 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

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

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day.

COMPLETED 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Advocate for More Food Options

I will advocate for local and/or organic food options at work or on campus.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Food

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

I will watch 3 documentary(ies) about food sovereignty: the right of local peoples to control their own food systems including markets, ecological resources, food cultures and production methods.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Food

Whole Food Lifestyle

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) each day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 4 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 4 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Participant Feed

Reflection, encouragement, and relationship building are all important aspects of getting a new habit to stick.
Share thoughts, encourage others, and reinforce positive new habits on the Feed.

To get started, share “your why.” Why did you join the challenge and choose the actions you did?


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    Jerod Golden 4/21/2022 1:35 PM
    I know today is the last day of the challenge, but I challenge everyone to continue what we started, do not let it end today. The Earth needs us :-). 

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    Jerod Golden 4/18/2022 6:19 AM
    I hope everyone had a great holiday. Welcome back, wishing everyone a great week.
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Simplicity Go For A Daily Walk Outside
    Fresh air and movement are good for our entire being and can help us think more clearly and creatively. How does taking a walk each day affect yourself and/or your work?

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    Jerod Golden 4/18/2022 6:14 AM
    Clear your mind, breath in the air, absorb nature around you. 

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    Jerod Golden 4/14/2022 1:51 PM
    The Holiday is here. Be grateful for those around us and what the Earth provides. 
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Simplicity Needs Vs. Wants
    How is creativity a necessary ingredient for practicing simplicity?

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    Jerod Golden 4/14/2022 1:32 PM
    Look around you, see what you already have, re-use and re-pupose. 
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Simplicity Meditate
    What would you like to invest more time in reflecting on?

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    Jerod Golden 4/14/2022 1:29 PM
    Nature is a great reflection, sit, close your eyes and listen. 

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    Jerod Golden 4/12/2022 3:12 PM
    Know that you are worthy and matter. 
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Energy Choose LED Bulbs
    Switching out your lightbulbs is an excellent first step toward energy efficiency! In what other ways can you exercise your civic duty to protect the environment and reduce carbon emissions?

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    Jerod Golden 4/11/2022 2:04 PM
    The new light bulbs last longer and light better then the old style
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Energy Learn About Renewable Energy
    What inspires you to act on sustainable energy and other energy issues?

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    Jerod Golden 4/11/2022 2:03 PM
    I feel we should look for new ways of energy that will keep our planet clean
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Energy Adjust the Thermostat
    Your utility company is able to tell you your average energy usage. Ask them how your energy usage compares to others in your ZIP code, region, and/or state. What other steps can you take each day to reduce your electricity usage?

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    Jerod Golden 4/11/2022 2:02 PM
    We look at averages all the time and our goal is to be low in usage on average.