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October 3 - October 24, 2018
Destinee Price 's avatar

Destinee Price

The Eddy

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 800 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    19
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    2
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    3
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted

Destinee'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.

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

Health

Go get a check up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Collect Rain Water

I will create a rain garden or bioswale, or use rain barrels to collect water for outdoor watering needs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Have a Garage Sale

I will have a group garage sale with friends, family, and/or neighbors.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Organize a Course

I will organize NWEI's discussion course 'Voluntary Simplicity' with my family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Car Share

I will sign up for a car-sharing service, or organize car sharing with my neighbors, to cut down on the number of vehicles on the road.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Know My health

I will get my Core Four Biometrics tests (blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and BMI).

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 5 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 3 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 14
DAILY ACTIONS

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

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 13
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 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Destinee Price 's avatar
    Destinee Price 10/25/2018 11:49 AM
    Thank you all for participating in the 2018 EcoChallenge! 

    Please see below for our fabulous winners!
    1.) Lauren Darcy
    2.) Nancy Brooks
    3.) Ana Batista

    We will connect with each of you in regards to your prizes!

    Although the 3 week EcoChallege is over; you can still use these challenges & practices to make our communities and lifestyles more eco-friendly and sustainable!

    Thank you again for your participation.


    - Destinee 

  • Destinee Price 's avatar
    Destinee Price 10/23/2018 12:50 PM
    Adjusting your thermostat by just 2 degrees can reduce energy consumption! 
    https://www.oregonzoo.org/conserve/small-actions/adjust-your-thermostat-two-degrees

  • Destinee Price 's avatar
    Destinee Price 10/23/2018 12:44 PM
    How's everyone's Eco Challenge going?! We have one more day left and I want to see everyone's best sustainable practices! Did you know if you forgot to log your challenges, you can go back 4 days?! 

  • Destinee Price 's avatar
    Destinee Price 10/09/2018 1:31 PM
    Hi Everyone, 

    Don't forget to check in and complete your daily challenges! There's some really cool prizes you could win!