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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Prem Mani

HP Inc India

"Save my planet for everyone to enjoy equally."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 2,575 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    108
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    468
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    120
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    1,121
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    3.3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    42
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1.0
    donations
    made
  • up to
    45
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    15
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    44
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    2.0
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    2.0
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    430
    minutes
    spent learning

Prem's Actions

Transportation

Drive Less

Do at Home

I will cut my car trip mileage by only taking necessary trips.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

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

Waste

Learn About & Practice Sustainable Fashion

Do at Home

I will spend 30 minutes learning about sustainable fashion and begin trying to practice it in my own life.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Advocate For More Food Packaging Options

Do at Home

I will advocate for alternatives to single-use packaging at local grocery stores, markets, at work, or on campus to reduce pollution in the environment and in local communities.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Research Local Waste Sites

Do at Home

I will spend 30 minutes finding out where landfills and/or toxic waste sites are situated in my region and which communities are most impacted by these sites.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

Do at Home

I will watch 1 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 30 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 30 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

Donate to or Volunteer for Low-Income Solar Initiatives

Do at Home

Whether it's by donating or volunteering, I will research the benefits of low-income solar and find out how I can support low-income solar initiatives in my area.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn About Trans, Femme, and Nonbinary Experiences

Do at Home

I will spend 30 minutes learning about the experiences of trans, femme, and/or nonbinary people.

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

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Support Native Communities

Do at Home

I will use the resource links provided and spend 60 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

Research Voter Suppression

Do at Home

I will spend at least 30 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 5 documentary(ies) about systemic racism.

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 30 conversations.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Research Restorative Justice

Do at Home

I will spend 10 minutes learning about restorative justice and conflict resolution opportunities in my own community or state.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Learn About Constructive Communication

Do at Home

I will spend 30 minute(s) learning about constructive communication.

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

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Family Game Hour

Do at Home

I will spend quality time with family and friends by playing low-tech game(s) and/or through the spirit of imagination.

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

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

Do at Home

I will keep 2 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Support Public Transportation

Do at Home

Access to public transportation enables more opportunity and a better quality of life. I will make 5 phone call(s) and/or send 5 emails per day to public officials to advocate for a more comprehensive public transportation system in my region.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 10 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Go by Bike

I will commute by bike 25 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Work From Home

Do at Home

I will work from home 5 day(s) to avoid my commute's carbon output.

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Prem Mani 10/28/2020 9:15 PM
    The end of Eco challenge days, the best we can do is continue to challenge our selves

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    Prem Mani 10/27/2020 8:49 PM
    Today is the last day of this challenge. I make a promise that I will continue an eco-friendly, healthy, sustainable lifestyle. This is not just for the time being, but a practice to sustain this challenge.

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    Prem Mani 10/26/2020 11:34 AM
    2 days to go.... hope we all have learned how to live a sustainable way of life

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    Prem Mani 10/25/2020 10:19 AM
    Sunday was a reconciliation day. Stitched a quilt using multiple bedsheets and sarees. Getting ready to be cozy for the upcoming winter season.

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    Prem Mani 10/23/2020 6:46 PM
    Starting off the long weekend with a 10 KM morning cycle ride. Today, I will be setting up some automatic timers for the entertainment system at home.

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    Prem Mani 10/23/2020 4:49 AM
    I would say that the rains in Bangalore have helped the environment :). No need to water the plants for over a week now.

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    Prem Mani 10/21/2020 9:17 PM
    SEVEN Days to go, are you tracking your daily actions regularly? Have you picked up atleast 21 one time actions? 

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    Prem Mani 10/20/2020 9:08 PM
    Well, it has been pretty good so far. Going green and living a sustainable life is becoming the norm. I have encouraged many to join the wagon.

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    Prem Mani 10/19/2020 7:38 PM
    Today I need to get my sewing done. Elastics for my track pants. And Stich some bags from old sarees.

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    Prem Mani 10/18/2020 7:21 PM
    It is indeed a treat to see the impact dashboard. Feels nice to see the difference we can make. Kudos folks.