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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Suzanne Ling

WBA Ecochallenge B

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 385 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5.3
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    5.0
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    31
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    11
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    42
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    488
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    10
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    20
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1,901
    minutes
    spent learning

Suzanne 's Actions

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

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

Zero-Waste Cooking

Do at Home

I will cook 5 meal(s) with zero-waste each day.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Advocate for Greener Vehicles

Do at Home

I will spend at least 10 minutes assessing the vehicles used by my company or college and advocate for a purchasing policy focused on fuel-efficient vehicles.

Completed
One-Time Action

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

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

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn About Trans, Femme, and Nonbinary Experiences

Do at Home

I will spend 10 minutes learning about the experiences of trans, femme, and/or nonbinary people.

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

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 15 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

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

Do at Home

Historically, marginalized and low-income communities live closer to landfills, contributing to a multitude of health problems. I will find out how I can limit single-use items and do my best to limit the waste I generate. I will keep 1 container(s) out of the landfill each day.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Get Involved in the Water Justice Movement

Do at Home

I will spend at least 2 minutes using the resources provided to learn about water justice and find out how I can get involved in local initiatives.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Support Native Communities

Do at Home

I will use the resource links provided and spend 13 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

Watch a Documentary about Racial Injustice

Do at Home

I will watch 1 documentary(ies) about systemic racism.

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 19
DAILY ACTIONS

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 18
DAILY ACTIONS

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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