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October 3 - October 24, 2018
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Sara Smith

EcoINL

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 143 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1.0
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    1.0
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    15
    minutes
    spent learning

Sara's Actions

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

Waste

Compost Food Waste

I will avoid sending up to .69 lbs (.31 kg) of food waste to the landfill each day by composting my food or learning how to.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

I will avoid buying toxic plastics - including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl - and instead replace them with bioplastic or durable options.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Exercise Daily

Exercise is a great stress blaster! I will exercise for 30 minute(s) each day.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Choose Two-Sided Printing

I will save up to .21 lbs (.09 kg) of paper each day by switching from one-sided printing to two-sided.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Waste

Recycle Everything I Can

Contamination prevents what is recyclable from being recycled. I will spend 15 minutes researching and recycling all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Waste Compost Food Waste
    New to composting? Be sure to check out the action resource links to learn tips and more about it. As you transition from throwing food away to composting, what do you notice about how much you are tossing? Do you know how your compost will be used and the benefits it has on the environment?

    Sara Smith's avatar
    Sara Smith 10/24/2018 6:25 AM
    It can be used in garden compost and/or soil.
  • Reflection Question
    Health Exercise Daily
    How can you incorporate other personal values (like quality time with friends or spending time in nature) into your exercise routine?

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    Sara Smith 10/16/2018 6:27 AM
    Find new bike or walking/snowshoeing paths and invite friends that enjoy the same activities
  • Reflection Question
    Health Eliminate Toxic Plastics
    What single-use items (e.g. straws, coffee cups, vegetable bags, plastic bags) do you regularly use? What could be substituted instead?

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    Sara Smith 10/16/2018 6:25 AM
    I re-use a plastic bag throughout the week to empty my cat's litter boxes. 
  • Reflection Question
    Health Take Control
    How do environmental health, community health, and your personal health intersect?

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    Sara Smith 10/16/2018 6:22 AM
    By participating in walks/runs to support a cause