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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Jenny Yun

HPPK Ecochallenge

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 235 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    12
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    17
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    5.0
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    74
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    60
    minutes
    spent exercising

Jenny's Actions

Nature

Support Local Pollinators

Do at Home

At least 30% of crops and 90% of flowering plants rely on pollinators to produce fruit. I will spend 10 minutes researching which plants support local native pollinators and plant some in my yard.

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Water

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

Do at Home

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of plants and trees at my home or work.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Water

Install Greywater Catchment

Do at Home

I will install a greywater catchment system in my home.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 7 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Transportation

Go by Bike

I will commute by bike 5 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk Outside

Do at Home

I will take a walk outside for 30 minutes each day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health

Happiness

Do at Home

I will write down three things every day that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Adjust the Thermostat

Do at Home

I will adjust my thermostat down 2 degrees from usual when I use the heat, and up 2 degrees when I use air conditioning.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Health Happiness
    How does/can practicing gratitude keep you centered and motivated to work for a better world?

    Jenny Yun's avatar
    Jenny Yun 10/06/2020 11:18 PM
    I read a book at least once a month and try to think about positive future 
  • Reflection Question
    Energy Adjust the Thermostat
    Your utility company is able to tell you your average energy usage. Ask them how your energy usage compares to others in your ZIP code, region, and/or state. What other steps can you take each day to reduce your electricity usage?

    Jenny Yun's avatar
    Jenny Yun 10/06/2020 11:14 PM
    I wear a coat instead of raising the room temperature