October 3 - October 24, 2018

Bill Jenkins

HP San Diego

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 100 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    4
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    3
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    4
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables

Challenges

Health

More Fruits and Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 2 cup(s) of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Smart Seafood Choices

I will visit seafoodwatch.org or download the app and commit to making better seafood choices for a healthier ocean.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 2 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Food Smart Seafood Choices
    Many states and countries have advisories on eating fish. Find out what is advised for your region. Do you think your diet choices fall within these guidelines? What steps do you need to take to make sure that they do?

    Bill Jenkins 10/24/2018 9:10 AM
    I found the California advisory for coastal fish. The main dangers with fish are mercury (presumably all heavy metals) and PCBs. interestingly, the graphic covers up the allowed number of servings... 
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  • 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?

    Bill Jenkins 10/11/2018 8:04 AM
    Spend the money saved on locally sourced food. More expensive and so less likely to be thrown away, in addition to the sustainability benefits