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October 3 - October 24, 2018
DIANA TORRE's avatar

DIANA TORRE

Washington County

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 731 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    0
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    30
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    energy audits
    conducted
  • up to
    15
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    10
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    30
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    60
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    0
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    0
    gallons of water
    have been saved

DIANA's 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

Nature

Forage for My Food

I will use the 'Learn More' resources below to find where I can forage for my own food locally.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Support Local Pollinators

At least 30% of crops and 90% of flowering plants rely on pollinators to produce fruit. I will spend 10 minutes researching which plants support local native pollinators and plant some in my yard.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Join An Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Online Energy Audit

I will complete an online energy audit of my home, office, or dorm room and identify my next steps for saving energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of plants and trees at my home or work.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater

I will avoid wasting water while waiting for the shower or sink to heat up.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Fix Leaky Faucets

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 9 gallons (34 L) of water per faucet every day.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Eco-friendly Gardening

I will plant native species, landscape with water-efficient plants, and use eco-friendly fertilizers.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Skip the Straw

Plastic bags and small plastic pieces like straws are most likely to get swept into our waterways. I will keep 6 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 3 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 10
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 10
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 10
DAILY ACTIONS

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

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Reflection Question
    Energy Switch to Cold Water
    What do you plan to do with the money you save from making more energy efficient choices?

    DIANA TORRE's avatar
    DIANA TORRE 10/30/2018 11:19 AM
    all clothes washed in cold water

  • DIANA TORRE's avatar
    DIANA TORRE 10/24/2018 9:31 AM

    great program to follow through.