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October 3 - October 24, 2018
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Beth Mathews

City of Portland - Water Bureau

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 227 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    92
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    315
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    315
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent learning

Beth's Actions

Waste

Skip the Straw

Plastic bags and small plastic pieces like straws are most likely to get swept into our waterways. I will keep 1 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

Energy

Heat and Cool Naturally

I will naturally heat and cool my house, office, or dorm room by opening or closing my windows, curtains, and blinds, and by using fans.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 45-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Power Down the Computer

I will power down my computer and monitor when not using it for more than 2 hours, saving up to (1.1) lbs of CO2 each day that I do this.

COMPLETED 8
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

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 1,600 lbs of C02 over the course of the next year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Tend a Garden

I will tend to a garden each day, or work on starting one.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

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