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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Neysha Serrano

HP PUERTO RICO

"Ayudar a crear conciencia sobre el reciclaje"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 986 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1.4
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    234
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    63
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1.0
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    3.0
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    3.0
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    16
    minutes
    spent learning

Neysha's Actions

Nature

Plant Trees

Do at Home

I will plant 2 tree(s) in my community, public parks, or backyard.

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

Water

Install Greywater Catchment

Do at Home

I will install a greywater catchment system in my home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Ditch the Lawn

Do at Home

I will replace my lawn with a drought-tolerant landscape and save the water, money, and time I used to spend cutting the grass.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Choose a Carbon Offset

If buying a plane ticket, I will also buy a carbon offset.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Advocate for Greener Vehicles

Do at Home

I will spend at least 1 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

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

Stay on the Ground

Do at Home

Instead of traveling by plane, I will find an alternative way to accomplish the goals of an upcoming trip (i.e. telepresence, vacation locally).

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn About Trans, Femme, and Nonbinary Experiences

Do at Home

I will spend 2 minutes learning about the experiences of trans, femme, and/or nonbinary people.

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 2 conversations.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Use an Energy Meter

Do at Home

I will use an energy meter to monitor my energy use and identify opportunities to save power.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Upgrade My Windows

Do at Home

I will upgrade the windows or weatherstripping in my home or office to reduce air leaks and save on energy costs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

Do at Home

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Upgrade Heating & Cooling Units

Do at Home

I will replace inefficient heating and cooling units with energy saving units.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Install Alternative Energy

Do at Home

I will install an alternative energy system, such as solar electric systems or solar water heaters.

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 20
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater

Do at Home

I will avoid wasting water while waiting for the shower or sink to heat up.

Completed
One-Time Action

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

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

Simplicity

Research Impact Investing

Do at Home

Using the links provided below, I will research impact investing and determine if it is right for me.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Organize a Course

Do at Home

I will organize Ecochallenge.org's discussion course A Different Way: Living Simply in a Complex World with my family, friends, co-workers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Host a Watch Party

Do at Home

I will host a watch party to screen a documentary about an issue that matters to me.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Carry my Trash

Do at Home

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

COMPLETED 20
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 20
DAILY ACTIONS

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 20
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 20
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Reflection Question
    Nature Plant Trees
    How is planting trees good for your mental, physical, and spiritual health?

    Neysha Serrano's avatar
    Neysha Serrano 10/26/2020 6:16 AM

    If nature is good for meditation and relaxation
  • Reflection Question
    Energy Upgrade My Windows
    How does improving your home's energy efficiency help you better live out your values?

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    Neysha Serrano 10/26/2020 6:09 AM
    Well and one learns a lot

  • Reflection Question
    Community Host a Watch Party
    What did you learn about in the documentary you watched? How did it make you feel?

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    Neysha Serrano 10/26/2020 6:09 AM
    Well and one learns a lot

  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Healing and Renewal Engage In Active Listening
    What was it like to actively listen to someone? How did both people and the conversation(s) benefit from active listening?

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    Neysha Serrano 10/26/2020 6:05 AM
    All conversations are good, and must be effective, get to communicate everything


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    Neysha Serrano 10/23/2020 8:35 AM
    He aprendido como controlar el azucar y comenzar a fomentar a otras personas realizar el metodo de reciclar


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    Neysha Serrano 10/16/2020 9:26 AM
    Nice day. Today he started to make the proceeds of recycling
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Carry my Trash
    What one thing could you do right away to reduce your waste?

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    Neysha Serrano 10/13/2020 12:27 PM
    What one thing could you do right away to reduce your waste
  • Reflection Question
    Health Reduce Refined Sugar
    Before you started this challenge, did you think you were 'addicted' to sugar? How do you feel now?

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    Neysha Serrano 10/13/2020 12:26 PM
    If I was addicted to sugar, but I realized how much I'm doing
  • Reflection Question
    Health Eliminate Toxic Plastics
    What single-use items (e.g. straws, coffee cups, vegetable bags, plastic bags) do you regularly use? What could be substituted instead?

    Neysha Serrano's avatar
    Neysha Serrano 10/13/2020 12:25 PM
    if cups, now use reusable cups