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October 3 - October 24, 2018
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Angel Sotelo

KCIA GREEN TEAM

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 811 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    6.0
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    27
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    9.0
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    36
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1.0
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    1.0
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    63
    minutes
    spent learning

Angel's Actions

Food

Advocate for More Food Options

I will advocate for local and/or organic food options at work or on campus.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns

I will spend 12 minutes researching environmental justice concerns in my region, their causes, and local initiatives to address these concerns.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Find Local Recycling Depots

I will spend at least 21 minutes finding out where to recycle the recyclable items that I can't put in my curbside bin.

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

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

Food

Meet My Local Farmers

I will visit my nearest farm to find out who produces my food, and will learn about the quality of life of those who produce my food in other regions of the world to make better choices when I shop.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) and/or 1 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY 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 4 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Launch a Recycling Program

I will start a recycling program at my workplace or school. If a recycling program exists, I will advocate for ways to improve and expand it.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Visit a Waste Management Facility

I will spend at least 10 minutes visiting a local dump/transfer station, material recovery facility, and/or landfill to learn about the waste stream.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Happiness

I will write down three things every day that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 3 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Go get a check up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Go Paperless

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by opting into paperless billing and ending unwanted subscriptions.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

Historically, marginalized and low-income communities live closer to landfills, contributing to a multitude of health problems. I will find out how I can limit single-use items and do my best to limit the waste I generate.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Angel Sotelo's avatar
    Angel Sotelo 10/23/2018 1:20 PM
    Eating more vegetables than meat can improve your health

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    Angel Sotelo 10/23/2018 1:17 PM
    If you do community service it can help communities get clean.

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    Angel Sotelo 10/23/2018 1:15 PM
    use bikes instead of riding the bus

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    Angel Sotelo 10/23/2018 1:15 PM
    make sure to pick up trash

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    Angel Sotelo 10/23/2018 1:11 PM
    make sure to try not to waste water

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    Angel Sotelo 10/23/2018 1:10 PM
    make sure to reuse plastic bags

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    Angel Sotelo 10/23/2018 1:10 PM
    make sure to do reflection
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Personal Waste Audit
    Why is it so difficult to understand the impacts our purchases and waste have on other people, animals, and places? How might your experience with this challenge impact your future consumption and choices?

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    Angel Sotelo 10/19/2018 12:50 PM
    becuz it is and it is yes
  • Reflection Question
    Health Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns
    Who is most affected by environmental degration and/or environmental irresponsiblity in your community? How are they affected?

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    Angel Sotelo 10/19/2018 12:48 PM
    The irresponsible people are the ones who 
  • Reflection Question
    Health Take Control
    How do environmental health, community health, and your personal health intersect?

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    Angel Sotelo 10/19/2018 12:46 PM
    They all can effect a large community of people.