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October 3 - October 24, 2018
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judy yeung

Environmental Chemistry

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 258 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    4
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    3
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    285
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    5
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    44
    minutes
    of additional sleep

judy's Actions

Health

Learn More about Food Deserts

I will spend 15 minutes learning about food deserts and find out how I can advocate for healthy and fresh food in my region.

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 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Healthy Sleep

Effectively working for sustainability requires self care! I will commit to getting 11 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Say No to Plastic Straws

An estimated 71% of seabirds and 30% of turtles have been found with plastics in their stomachs. When they ingest plastic, marine life has a 50% mortality rate. By asking for no straw when placing a drink order, I will keep 1 plastic straw(s) of out of the ocean each day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

I will watch 3 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

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    judy yeung 10/24/2018 3:16 PM
    Doing this challenge opened my eyes and that we can all do something to help improve the environment       
  • Reflection Question
    Health Learn More about Food Deserts
    What are the implications of access to nutritious food for a community?

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    judy yeung 10/17/2018 6:08 AM
    having access to fresh food promotes better health for everyone in the community as a whole.
  • Reflection Question
    Health Healthy Sleep
    Consider how many hours of sleep you get now. How would you like to shift your sleep patterns? What are you finding works for you to be successful in this action?

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    judy yeung 10/16/2018 6:10 AM
    i sleep for 6 or 7 hours.i would like to sleep more to get energy.i find it easier to stop using the phone a few hours before bed time so i would not get glue to  the phone and get less sleep
  • Reflection Question
    Energy Power Down the Computer
    What are other easy things you could do to save energy and reduce your environmental footprint?

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    judy yeung 10/16/2018 6:05 AM
    shut off the lights in a room when not used and unplug devices not in use
  • Reflection Question
    Water Say No to Plastic Straws
    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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    judy yeung 10/10/2018 6:16 AM
    the plastic bag given in stores and plastic bags to store food.instead of using those i an use a  reuseable bag and get glass containers.
  • Reflection Question
    Energy Turn it off
    How is electricity generated where you live? How does it impact the environment, animals, and humans?

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    judy yeung 10/05/2018 6:35 AM
    electricity is generated by power plants but it sill uses fossil fuel to operate and that release carbon which contribute to global warming.animals in poles are losing their homes.