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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Alaina Przywara

SU Sustainability Warriors

"Just breaking social and consumer norms in order to lead a sustainable lifestyle"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 405 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    29
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    16
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    16
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    18
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    30
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1.0
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    555
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    29
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    1.0
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    60
    minutes
    spent learning

Alaina's Actions

Simplicity

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

Nature

Explore My Area

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

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Sign Up to Vote

Do at Home

I will make sure I’m registered to vote. While I’m at it, I’ll sign up to help others register too!

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

Walk Instead

I will walk 5 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Exercise Daily

Do at Home

Exercise is a great stress blaster! I will exercise for 60 minute(s) each day.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

More Fruits and Veggies

Do at Home

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 3 cup(s) of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

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 6 container(s) out of the landfill each day.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns

Do at Home

I will spend 60 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

Watch a Documentary about Racial Injustice

Do at Home

I will watch 4 documentary(ies) about systemic racism.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Reduce Animal Products

Do at Home

I will enjoy 6 meatless meal(s) and/or 1 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Personal Waste Audit

Do at Home

I will collect all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash to raise my awareness of how much I send to the landfill.

Completed
One-Time Action

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community Reduce Single-Use Disposables
    What single-use items (e.g. straws, coffee cups, vegetable bags, plastic bags) do you regularly use? What did you substitute or could be substituted instead?

    Alaina Przywara's avatar
    Alaina Przywara 10/19/2020 7:20 AM
    The additional pandemic plastic is much harder to avoid, but the reuseable food containers from sustainability make it easier to bring your own containers to the cafe!