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October 3 - October 24, 2018
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Mary Kathryn VanOsdale

Grasshoppers

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 540 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5.0
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    210
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    960
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    1.0
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    93
    minutes
    spent learning

Mary Kathryn's Actions

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option.

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Nature

Explore My Area

I will explore at least one new hiking trail or nature walk in my area.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Express My Support

I will find out who in my state makes decisions that impact the environment and express my support for more environmental actions.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

I will watch 1 documentary(ies) about food sovereignty: the right of local peoples to control their own food systems including markets, ecological resources, food cultures and production methods.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

I will plant an herb garden in my home, workplace, or dorm room.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Join my Neighborhood Association

I will join my neighborhood association or another local group.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

I will save up to 15 gallons (56 L) of water a day by installing a low-flow showerhead.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 2 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Exercise Daily

Exercise is a great stress blaster! I will exercise for 60 minute(s) each day.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

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 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Avoid refined sugar

I will adopt a diet free of refined sugars, which eliminates sweetened beverages, candy, and processed foods.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 5 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

I will try a new method of food preparation, such as canning, pickling, or baking bread.

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Mary Kathryn VanOsdale 10/24/2018 7:55 PM
    Everyone did a great job and Thanks to out team captain Anna Lisa for keeping us motivated

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    Mary Kathryn VanOsdale 10/24/2018 7:53 PM
    This challenge has made me aware of many actions in my daily life that I can improve upon to help make our world a better place. I have learned quite a bit . THanks for keeping me motivated 

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    Mary Kathryn VanOsdale 10/24/2018 7:51 PM
    Everyone did a great job and Thanks to out team captain Anna Lisa for keeping us motivated

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    Mary Kathryn VanOsdale 10/10/2018 9:50 PM
    Walked for a total of 1hour between rain showers this evening. Prepared a great organic dinner and installed a water conservation shower head

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    Mary Kathryn VanOsdale 10/09/2018 1:41 PM
    I completed my shopping and baked bread. I went on a walk with my dog for an hour . I prepared two meatless meals today.