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October 3 - October 24, 2018
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RYAN CHEN

Environmental Chemistry

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 271 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    12
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    6
    whole food meals
    consumed

RYAN's Actions

Simplicity

Needs Vs. Wants

I will adopt a "Needs Vs. Wants" approach and only buy things I need.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Advocate for More Food Options

I will advocate for local and/or organic food options at work or on campus.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Whole Foods Diet

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) each day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Reduce Animal Products

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

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Food Advocate for More Food Options
    Given the impact of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers on both the natural world and our food systems, what do you think about the use of these products in agriculture?

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    RYAN CHEN 10/19/2018 6:14 AM
    i believe they are effecting the way our food is produced and its chemically effecting them
  • Reflection Question
    Simplicity Needs Vs. Wants
    How is creativity necessary for practicing simplicity?

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    RYAN CHEN 10/16/2018 6:09 AM
    creativity is necessary because it helps one understand what they need 
  • Reflection Question
    Food Reduce Animal Products
    What do you think contributes to people in North America eating more meat than in other places, and what does this say about North American values and ways of living? How do we start shifting a meat-focused food culture?

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    RYAN CHEN 10/12/2018 6:13 AM
    fast food chains take over north america
  • Reflection Question
    Food Whole Foods Diet
    Michael Pollan states that "it is better to pay the grocer (our edit: or the farmer!) than the doctor." What are your thoughts on this?

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    RYAN CHEN 10/10/2018 6:25 AM
    i believe this is true because by eating healthy that means less doctor visits

  • Reflection Question
    Food Weekly Meal Planning
    An average American throws out about 240 lbs of food per year. The average family of four spends $1,500 a year on food that they throw out. Does this surprise you? Where would you rather use this money?

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    RYAN CHEN 10/10/2018 6:24 AM
    no i would rather use money on cloths
  • Reflection Question
    Food Choose Organic Ingredients
    Can organic farming feed the world? Which side of the argument do you fall on? Why?

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    RYAN CHEN 10/10/2018 6:24 AM
    yes because it is healthier