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October 3 - October 24, 2018
Nahomy  Betancourt 's avatar

Nahomy Betancourt

HPI PUERTO RICO

"The best way to create a better world is to be a proactive person with a lot of initiative"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,334 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    98
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    energy audits
    conducted
  • up to
    176
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Nahomy 's Actions

Health

Take Control

Both system 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

Health

Go get a check up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

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

Community

Join my Neighborhood Association

I will join my neighborhood association or another local group.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Install a Toilet Tank Bank

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

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Support A Sharing Economy

I will create or support a sharing economy with family, friends, and neighbors.

COMPLETED 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Support Businesses Owned by People of Color

Racial inequity is a sustainability problem. I will support businesses owned by people of color in my community whenever I shop.

COMPLETED 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Adjust the Thermostat

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 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Online Energy Audit

I will complete an online energy audit of my home, office, or dorm room and identify my next steps for saving energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 1,600 lbs of C02 over the course of the next year.

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

Energy

Install Alternative Energy

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Power Down the Computer

I will power down my computer and monitor when not using it for more than 2 hours, saving up to (1.1) lbs of CO2 each day that I do this.

COMPLETED 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Turn it off

I will keep lights, electronics, and appliances turned off when not using them.

COMPLETED 18
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Nahomy  Betancourt 's avatar
    Nahomy Betancourt 10/24/2018 5:56 AM
    Excelente momento para reciclar
  • Reflection Question
    Water Install a Toilet Tank Bank
    Name some of the human activities impacting the health of water systems, both locally (your watershed) and globally (freshwater and oceans). What can you do to improve the health of water systems?

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    Nahomy Betancourt 10/23/2018 12:10 PM
    Dañar los cuerpos de agua, botando basura en ellos. Como evitarlos; reciclando
  • Reflection Question
    Energy Turn it off
    How is electricity generated where you live? How does it impact the environment, animals, and humans?

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    Nahomy Betancourt 10/23/2018 12:09 PM
    Por medio del petroleo, Realmente a dañado al medioambiente y a los seres humanos
  • Reflection Question
    Energy Switch to Cold Water
    What do you plan to do with the money you save from making more energy efficient choices?

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    Nahomy Betancourt 10/23/2018 12:08 PM
    Continuar remodelando mi hogar, y buscar alternativas renovables

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    Nahomy Betancourt 10/23/2018 11:36 AM
    The best way to create a better world is to be a proactive person with a lot of initiative

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    Nahomy Betancourt 10/22/2018 6:33 AM
    Excellent moment for running 


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    Nahomy Betancourt 10/21/2018 10:11 AM
    Excellent day for continue recycling
  • Reflection Question
    Energy Install Alternative Energy
    How is your region being affected by climate change? How will it be affected in the future?

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    Nahomy Betancourt 10/20/2018 4:30 PM
    CLIMATIC CHANGE IS NOW AFFECTED IN THE FUTURE, BECAUSE THE ENVIRONMENT IS DETERIORATING
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Improve a Bus Stop
    How can you advocate for transportation systems which minimize environmental impact while also meeting human needs?

    Nahomy  Betancourt 's avatar
    Nahomy Betancourt 10/20/2018 4:27 PM
    CREATE A BUS COMPANY THAT IS ONLY FOR TRANSPORTATION
  • Reflection Question
    Health Go get a check up
    How do you practice self care?

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    Nahomy Betancourt 10/20/2018 4:25 PM
    Studying and learning more in health,