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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Sandy Lin

WBA Ecochallenge B

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 500 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3.0
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    52
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    30
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    52
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1.0
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    6.0
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    630
    minutes
    spent learning

Sandy's Actions

Health

Support Pollution Reduction

Do at Home

I will spend at least 5 minutes learning about water and air quality issues in my area, how they are impacting human and environmental health, and how I can help.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

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

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products in my Home

Do at Home

I will spend 5 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

Organize a Course

Do at Home

I will organize one of Ecochallenge.org's discussion courses on food sustainability, Menu for the Future or Hungry for Change, with my family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

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

Join a Local CSA

Do at Home

I will sign up for a local CSA (Community-Supported Agriculture).

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

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Core Values

Do at Home

We may find more meaning and joy in life when our actions are aligned with our personal values. I will determine what my top 3-5 core values are so that I can better align my actions with them.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Support a Sharing Economy

Do at Home

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

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn More and Advocate

Do at Home

Access to public transportation is a social justice issue! I will learn about the need for public transportation in my community and tell 4 friends or colleagues per day about the issue.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

Do at Home

I will watch 5 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

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns

Do at Home

I will spend 10 minutes researching environmental justice and environmental racism concerns in my region, who is affected by them, and local initiatives to address these concerns.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn More about Food Apartheid

Do at Home

I will spend 10 minutes learning about food apartheid and find out how I can advocate for healthy and fresh food in my region.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Advocate for Green Spaces

Do at Home

I will call or write 2 public officials per day to advocate for more green spaces around my town, particularly in neighborhoods that currently lack equitable access to green spaces.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Support Resilient Powergrids

Do at Home

A community can be brought to its knees without dependable power, often affecting the most vulnerable. I will write 4 letter(s) or email(s) per day to a public official or company to advocate for a more resilient power grid (e.g. microgrids, solar+storage).

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn About Trans, Femme, and Nonbinary Experiences

Do at Home

I will spend 4 minutes learning about the experiences of trans, femme, and/or nonbinary people.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Support Native Communities

Do at Home

I will use the resource links provided and spend 4 minutes learning about the native populations that lived in my area prior to colonization, and what I can do to support those that still exist.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Support Businesses Owned by People of Color

Do at Home

Racial inequity is both a sustainability and justice problem. I will support businesses owned by people of color in my community whenever I shop.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Research Voter Suppression

Do at Home

I will spend at least 4 minutes finding out what local laws, policies, and practices keep people from voting in my community.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Watch a Documentary about Racial Injustice

Do at Home

I will watch 2 documentary(ies) about systemic racism.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Offset for Climate Justice

Do at Home

Greenhouse gases found in old refrigerants are up to 10,900 times more potent than carbon dioxide. I will help eliminate these gases through the purchase of offset credits to ensure we all have a planet we can thrive on.

Completed
One-Time Action

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