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October 3 - October 24, 2018
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TJ Foxx

Jones Chicago

"Win. "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,368 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    16
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    750
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    4
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1,260
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    234
    gallons of water
    have been saved

TJ's Actions

Health

Avoid refined sugar

I will adopt a diet free of refined sugars, which eliminates sweetened beverages, candy, and processed foods.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Track my Purchases

I will spend 15 minutes each day maintaining a record of all my purchases and learning about my spending habits.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Organize a Course

I will organize one of NWEI's discussion courses on food sustainability, 'Menu for the Future' or 'Hungry for Change', with my family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Upgrade Heating & Cooling Units

I will replace inefficient heating and cooling units.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

I will save up to 15 gallons (56 L) of water a day by installing a low-flow showerhead.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater

I will avoid wasting water while waiting for the shower or sink to heat up.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Eco-friendly Gardening

I will plant native species, landscape with water-efficient plants, and use eco-friendly fertilizers.

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

Water

Ditch the Lawn

I will replace my lawn with a drought-tolerant landscape and save the water, money, and time I used to spend cutting the grass.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Advocate for Greener Vehicles

I will spend at least 60 minutes assessing the vehicles used by my company or college and advocate for a purchasing policy focused on fuel-efficient vehicles.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Support a Sharing Economy

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

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Limit Social Media

I will limit my social media use to once each day reducing my daily use by 90 minute(s)

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Install Greywater Catchment

I will install a greywater catchment system in my home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Forage for My Food

I will use the 'Learn More' resources below to find where I can forage for my own food locally.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Buy Used Clothes

I will spend 30 minutes learning about the perils of fast fashion and will buy my clothes at second-hand stores when I shop.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

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    TJ Foxx 10/23/2018 10:28 AM
    Feeling eco friendly today!! 

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    TJ Foxx 10/19/2018 5:01 AM
    Making today eco friendly! 
  • Reflection Question
    Water Ditch the Lawn
    What is the main water source in your region?

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    TJ Foxx 10/18/2018 8:16 AM
    I don’t water my lawn!!!!
  • Reflection Question
    Water Eco-friendly Gardening
    What are the most prominent water concerns in your area? Examples include drought, flooding, pollution, access, security, and privatization.

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    TJ Foxx 10/18/2018 7:49 AM
    I only give my plants rain water 
  • Reflection Question
    Water Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater
    How do you think climate change will affect your region’s water supply? Think about the effects of weather, storms, salinity, and sea level rise, among other changes. How can you find out more about climate change’s impact to your region's water?

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    TJ Foxx 10/18/2018 7:49 AM
    It will become much more scarce 
  • 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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    TJ Foxx 10/18/2018 7:48 AM
    Waste in general is such a hazard 
  • Reflection Question
    Water Install Greywater Catchment
    What are some of the things that water provides for you?

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    TJ Foxx 10/18/2018 7:48 AM
    Literally everything, can’t live without it 
  • Reflection Question
    Water Install a Low-Flow Showerhead
    How can your region/household prepare for changing water situations in order to become more resilient?

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    TJ Foxx 10/18/2018 7:47 AM
    I have quicker showers now 
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Advocate for Greener Vehicles
    Reducing (or eliminating) exhaust emissions and improving public health are two benefits of green vehicles. What other motivators inspire you to consider switching to a more fuel-efficient vehicle?

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    TJ Foxx 10/18/2018 7:47 AM
    To eliminate my carbon footprint 
  • Reflection Question
    Simplicity Limit Social Media
    Social media is a great way to keep us connected with loved ones, makes us laugh, and helps us to learn new things. It can also take more time than we realize or intend to give. After doing this action for a few days now, how do you feel? What do you notice?

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    TJ Foxx 10/18/2018 7:47 AM
    I only use it for work, nothing more