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April 1 - April 21, 2022
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D Williams

Dickinson Green Devils 2022

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 702 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    6
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • UP TO
    2.9
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    5
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    460
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • UP TO
    135
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • UP TO
    9
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    6
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • UP TO
    6
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • UP TO
    308
    gallons of water
    have been saved

D's actions

Health

More Fruits and Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 1 cup(s) of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Tend a Garden

I will tend to a garden, or prepare for one, each day using sustainable gardening practices.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Support A Sharing Economy

I will create or support a sharing economy with family, friends, neighbors, or classmates.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 1 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Exercise Daily

Exercise is a great stress blaster! I will exercise for 45 minute(s) each day.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Happiness

I will write down three things every day that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Brush My Teeth Without Running Water

I will save up to 8 gallons (30 L) of water each day by turning it off while brushing my teeth.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of plants and trees at my home or work.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

Cheap, single-use items and disposable packaging end up blowing around as litter more often in poor and POC-majority neighborhoods. I will find out how I can limit single-use items and do my best to limit the waste I generate.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

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

COMPLETED 4
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?

  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Nature Tend a Garden
    Have you ever had a significant experience in nature that altered your perspective or focus? If so, please describe it.

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    D Williams 4/21/2022 11:54 AM
    It has been too cold to garden this month
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Waste Use a Reusable Mug
    Maybe you've heard how good it is to switch from a single use coffee cup to a reusable one, but it's just hard to make the switch. What stands in your way of making this a habit? By identifying the challenges, you can begin to work through them to have better success in taking this action. Knowing the difference you are making, how does it make you feel?

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    D Williams 4/21/2022 11:41 AM
    I feel good about reducing waste that goes to landfill and like my reusable cup better than plastic/disposable
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Water Brush My Teeth Without Running Water
    What is the main water source in your region? If you don't know, how could you find out?

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    D Williams 4/21/2022 11:05 AM
    Been doing this since Elmo sang “don’t waste water”
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Water 5-Minute Showers
    Name some of the human activities impacting the health of water systems, both locally (your watershed) and globally (freshwater and oceans). What can you do to improve the health of water systems?

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    D Williams 4/21/2022 11:04 AM
    I love a long hot shower but can cut back to 5 min max if I pay attention.

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    D Williams 4/17/2022 6:45 PM
    Doing pretty well in several categories. 
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Health More Fruits and Veggies
    How does eating more fruits and vegetables and less meat positively affect yourself, other people, and our planet?

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    D Williams 4/16/2022 6:32 PM
    It is really hard to stay away from the quick foods and switch to fresh fruits and vegetables. 
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Water Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants
    Where are your nearest natural bodies of water? How might they be affected by runoff?

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    D Williams 4/10/2022 8:06 PM
    LeTort creek- trout are impacted by water quality
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Community Support A Sharing Economy
    What benefits does a sharing economy offer to your own life? What benefits does it offer to your neighbors' and community members' lives?

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    D Williams 4/07/2022 7:05 PM
    Benefits community by sharing unneeded resources rather than sending to landfill