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October 3 - October 24, 2018
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Karen DeMarco

Sustainable Saints

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 270 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1.0
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    50
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    150
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    1.0
    donations
    made
  • up to
    5.0
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    40
    minutes
    spent learning

Karen's Actions

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products in my Home

I will spend 10 minutes researching toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies and personal care products and remove them from my home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 1 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Happiness

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

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Exercise Daily

Exercise is a great stress blaster! I will exercise for 30 minute(s) each day.

COMPLETED 5
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 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Connect with a Nonprofit

I will connect with a local nonprofit, environmental or otherwise, and find out how I can get involved or become a member.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Go Paperless

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by opting into paperless billing and ending unwanted subscriptions.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Meditate

I will meditate or create a moment of silence for 10 minute(s) each day to reflect on things important to me.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Support Local Pollinators

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Karen DeMarco's avatar
    Karen DeMarco 10/08/2018 10:41 AM
    I am going to start using more nontoxic cleaners in my house- there is so much on the internet for how to make your own natural cleaning solutions I love it.   

  • Karen DeMarco's avatar
    Karen DeMarco 9/18/2018 11:02 AM
    I joined today because Ellen asked me and I participated in this challenge last year and it really help me create new habits and increase awareness.