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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Omar Nunez

HP PUERTO RICO

"Protection of the environment must be innate."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,570 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3.7
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    23
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    22
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    7.9
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    3.3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    418
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    5.0
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    2.0
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    2.0
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    25
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    1.0
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    120
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    1.0
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    90
    minutes
    spent learning

Omar's Actions

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

Do at Home

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

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

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 22
DAILY ACTIONS

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

Community

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

Community

Volunteer in My Community

Do at Home

I will volunteer 15 hour(s) in my community during the challenge.

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

Explore My Area

I will explore at least one new hiking trail or nature walk in my area.

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

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

Transportation

Car Share

I will sign up for a car-sharing service, or organize car sharing with my neighbors, to cut down on the number of vehicles on the road.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Improve a Bus Stop

I will improve a bus stop in my neighborhood by posting the stop schedule, adding seating or shelter, adding art or flowers, picking up litter, or some other small improvement.

Completed
One-Time Action

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

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

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 22
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

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

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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    Omar Nunez 10/28/2020 5:09 AM
    No more toxic plastics in my life.

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    Omar Nunez 10/27/2020 10:15 AM
    Saharing a car was a new experience.

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    Omar Nunez 10/26/2020 10:53 AM
    We have menu recipes at home without leftovers.

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    Omar Nunez 10/24/2020 7:17 PM
    I'm changing some recipes to no waste.
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Car Share
    Take a moment to think of places you frequent often (work, grocery store, school, natural areas). Could you choose one or two days a week to schedule driving with a friend, neighbor or co-worker to these places?

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    Omar Nunez 10/23/2020 8:31 AM
    I can go to work and to the market.

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    Omar Nunez 10/23/2020 8:29 AM
    We can collect rainwater and reuse in toilet flushing and watering plants.

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    Omar Nunez 10/22/2020 9:30 AM
    We have a recycling depot at work.

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    Omar Nunez 10/21/2020 2:07 PM
    I enjoyed exploring new trails outdoor.

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    Omar Nunez 10/19/2020 6:36 AM
    Eliminating refined sugars is excellent to our health.

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    Omar Nunez 10/18/2020 5:21 AM
    Foraging for our food at the first time is owsome.