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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Jose Cruz

HP PUERTO RICO

"Every change in pro theEvery change for the benefit of the environment is ours too."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,292 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3.6
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    36
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    21
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    7.6
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    3.3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    1,102
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    3.0
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    10
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    2.0
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    15
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    1.0
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    1.0
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    140
    minutes
    spent learning

Jose's Actions

Health

Reduce Refined Sugar

Do at Home

I will adopt a diet free of refined sugars, which eliminates sweetened beverages, candy, and processed foods.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

Do at Home

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

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

Do at Home

I will save up to 15 gallons (56 L) of water a day by installing a low-flow showerhead.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Fix Leaky Faucets

Do at Home

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Install a Toilet Tank Bank

Do at Home

I will reduce the amount of water flushed and save up to 11 gallons (41 L) of water each day by installing a toilet tank bank.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Eco-Friendly Gardening

Do at Home

I will plant native species, landscape with water-efficient plants, and use eco-friendly fertilizers.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Join An Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community while observing best practices in my region for not spreading COVID-19.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Leave No Trace

Do at Home

I will practice the seven principles of Leave No Trace when doing nature activities alone or with family and friends.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Forage for My Food

Do at Home

I will use the resources below to find where I can forage for my own food locally.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Plant Trees

Do at Home

I will plant 1 tree(s) in my community, public parks, or backyard.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Join My Neighborhood Association

Do at Home

I will join my neighborhood association or another local group of decision makers.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

Do at Home

I will avoid buying toxic plastics - including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl - and instead replace them with durable non-plastic options.

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products in my Home

Do at Home

I will spend 15 minutes researching toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies and personal care products and remove them from my home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Know My Health

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Go Get a Check Up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Take Control

Do at Home

Both systemic and personal sustainability are important! I will develop a plan with my medical professionals to achieve my best health and live my life to the fullest.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

Do at Home

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

Do at Home

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Buy From a Farmers Market

Do at Home

I will purchase produce and meat from a local farmers market or food co-op.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

Do at Home

I will source 1 meal(s) each day from local producers.

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Advocate for More Food Options

Do at Home

Access to affordable, nutritious food is a food justice issue. I will advocate for local and/or organic food options at work, on campus and/or in the spaces I frequent.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Meet My Local Farmers

I will visit my nearest farm to find out who produces my food, and will learn about the quality of life of those around the world who produce my food in order to make better choices when I shop.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Launch a Recycling Program

I will start a recycling program at my workplace or school. If a recycling program exists, I will advocate for ways to improve and expand it.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Go Paperless

Do at Home

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by 3.4lbs (1.5kg) a month or 41lbs (18.6kg) a year by opting into paperless billing, ending unwanted subscriptions and opting out of junk mail.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Engage In Active Listening

Do at Home

I will practice actively listening to a friend, family member, co-worker, acquaintance, or someone who I may disagree with in at least 2 conversations.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Forgiveness

Do at Home

I will begin, or continue, on the journey of forgiving myself and/or other(s). I may do this through journaling, meditation, prayer, and/or talking with a licensed healthcare professional.

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Jose Cruz 10/26/2020 10:54 AM
    We have advocated at our work cafeteria for new meals.

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    Jose Cruz 10/24/2020 12:34 PM
    It is no difficult as I was thinking to go paperless.

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    Jose Cruz 10/23/2020 12:01 PM
    I have never had a garden before. Now I take care of it daily.

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    Jose Cruz 10/22/2020 6:39 AM
    It is necessary to know our health numbers to eliminate preventable health complications.

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    Jose Cruz 10/21/2020 4:21 PM
    Active listening is a helpfull tool in the labor environment.

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    Jose Cruz 10/20/2020 6:17 AM
    We must make the habit of sowing to reap our food.

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    Jose Cruz 10/19/2020 10:57 AM
    Recycling is a solution to reduce trash in the landfills.

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    Jose Cruz 10/18/2020 9:04 AM
    Forgiveness is a very necessary soul healing process in human beings.

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    Jose Cruz 10/17/2020 7:27 PM
    Active listening is an excellent work tool.

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    Jose Cruz 10/16/2020 10:01 AM
    Voluntarism is an excellent opportunity to resolve community concerns.