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October 3 - October 24, 2018
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Nicholas Fox

Environmental Chemistry

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 439 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    0
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    23
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    20
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    5
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    100
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    15
    whole food meals
    consumed

Nicholas 's Actions

Waste

Personal Waste Audit

I will collect all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash to raise my awareness of how much I send to the landfill.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waste

Carry my Trash

I will carry all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash with me to raise my awareness of how much I send to the landfill.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waste

Skip the Straw

Plastic bags and small plastic pieces like straws are most likely to get swept into our waterways. I will keep 3 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Explore My Area

I will explore at least one new hiking trail or nature walk in my area.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Support Pollution Reduction

I will spend at least 23 minutes learning about water and air quality issues in my area, how they are impacting human and environmental health, and how I can help.

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

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

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 1 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Whole Foods Diet

I will enjoy 3 meal(s) each day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

5-Minute Showers

I will save up to 20 gallons (75 L) of water each day by taking 5-minute showers.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Nicholas  Fox 's avatar
    Nicholas Fox 10/25/2018 6:39 AM
    hello people my bad that I am that STOOPID
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Carry my Trash
    What one thing could you do right away to reduce your waste?

    Nicholas  Fox 's avatar
    Nicholas Fox 10/24/2018 11:24 AM
    To see if you are  can or cant be reusable 
  • 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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    Nicholas Fox 10/24/2018 11:21 AM
    I think the climate change affects everything that lives in said area and could be dangerous if we dont change anything about our bad habits 
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Skip the Straw
    How could you incorporate other "R's" -- reduce, reuse, refuse, repair, repurpose, etc. -- into your lifestyle?

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    Nicholas Fox 10/24/2018 11:16 AM
    I could use less plastic and paper in my every-day life and use other alternatives live google docs or using tote bags 
  • Reflection Question
    Nature Explore My Area
    How can spending more time outdoors enhance your sense of place?

    Nicholas  Fox 's avatar
    Nicholas Fox 10/16/2018 11:16 AM
    Walking around and getting a visual under standing of how amazing the area is and to get to know the place better

    • Andres Alegria 's avatar
      Andres Alegria 10/16/2018 11:20 AM
      • You can apprecitate more of the beautiful things in life outside like plants, and tress 
  • Reflection Question
    Health Support Pollution Reduction
    What environmental factors affect human health in your region, and how do they affect it?

    Nicholas  Fox 's avatar
    Nicholas Fox 10/16/2018 11:14 AM
    I think that the carbon that is being release from motor vehicles is harming the atmosphere 
  • Reflection Question
    Health Take Control
    How do environmental health, community health, and your personal health intersect?

    Nicholas  Fox 's avatar
    Nicholas Fox 10/12/2018 11:16 AM
    They all have to do with your well being and ecosystem 
  • Reflection Question
    Water 5-Minute Showers
    Five minute showers are an impressive step toward reducing your water footprint. What is the next step you can take?

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    Nicholas Fox 10/10/2018 11:34 AM
    Another step would be to never leave the fossett sink on while brushing my teeth 
  • 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?

    Nicholas  Fox 's avatar
    Nicholas Fox 10/10/2018 11:31 AM
    I think paying the farmer because we primarily need the food that the farmers produce 

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    Nicholas Fox 10/10/2018 11:26 AM
    I joined the Challenge because Im intrigued on what I can do to changing my bad habits on the environment