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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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October 7 - October 28, 2020

The Hartford Environmental Action Team

The Hartford

small actions, big impact

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 30,800
    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    17
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    22
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    42
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    68
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    80
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    11
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    356
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    2,838
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    3.0
    energy audits
    conducted
  • up to
    14
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    4,602
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    6,598
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    170
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    53
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    355
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    607
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    62
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4.0
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    41
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    3,251
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    1.0
    water collection systems
    installed
  • up to
    23,021
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    1,738
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    298
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    8.0
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    75
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    5.0
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    15
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    54
    neighbors
    met
  • up to
    18
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    21,827
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    3.0
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    6,114
    minutes
    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • October 28 at 11:31 PM
    I was surprised to find my electric company gladly sold my contact information to many contractors in the Phoenix area. I learned not to click on the first result of any search for an energy audit, even if it is a company you know.
  • October 28 at 11:26 PM
    I love the EcoChallenge. It helps me focus on different aspects of our world which I can help improve.
  • October 28 at 6:08 PM
    In just the U.S. alone, one estimate suggests 500 million straws are used every single day. One study published earlier this year estimated as many as 8.3 billion plastic straws pollute the world's beaches. Eight million tons of plastic flow into the ocean every year
  • October 28 at 6:06 PM
    Average temperatures in Los Angeles have risen 6°F in the last 50 years as tree coverage has declined and the number of heat-absorbing roads and buildings has increased.Trees cool the city by up to 10°F, by shading our homes and streets, breaking up urban “heat islands” and releasing water
  • October 28 at 6:06 PM
    Average temperatures in Los Angeles have risen 6°F in the last 50 years as tree coverage has declined and the number of heat-absorbing roads and buildings has increased.Trees cool the city by up to 10°F, by shading our homes and streets, breaking up urban “heat islands” and releasing water
  • October 28 at 4:59 PM
    Going very well so far I am excited to see what the challenge has to come.

146 Team Members

Recently active team members
  • October 28, 2020
    Donated to Ecochallenge.org
    + 175
  • October 28, 2020
    Answered a Reflection Question
    + 15
  • October 28, 2020
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 10/28/20
    + 5
  • October 28, 2020
    Joined a Team
    + 5
  • October 28, 2020
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 10/28/20
    + 5
  • October 28, 2020
    Completed One Daily Action on 10/28/20
    + 5
  • October 28, 2020
    Completed Actions Assessment
    + 1
  • October 28, 2020
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 10/28/20
    + 5
  • October 28, 2020
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 10/28/20
    + 5
  • October 28, 2020
    Completed Actions Assessment
    + 1

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