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October 3 - October 24, 2018
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October 3 - October 24, 2018

A-B Tech

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Increasing our personal, campus, and community sustainability one small action at a time.

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 4,267
    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    1.0
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    79
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    4.0
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    273
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    2.0
    energy audits
    conducted
  • up to
    515
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    840
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    9.0
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    68
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    12
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1.0
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    5.0
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    324
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    1,500
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    540
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    1.0
    donations
    made
  • up to
    13
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    6.0
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    740
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    825
    minutes
    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • October 24 at 11:29 AM
    I have yet to complete this challenge, but I can't climb a ladder and would still need hep reaching the fixtures. I have the bulbs and will get my wife and our roommate to help. There are so many ways each of us can protect our environment AND reduce carbon emissions! Something I do when I walk my dogs is pick up their poop and any litter we...
  • October 24 at 11:16 AM
    I don't think we can address big systems problems or "wicked" problems with anything other than creative thinking. Conventional thinking will only find answers to treat the symptoms of problems while otherwise maintaining the status quo, which will more deeply imbed those big systems problems into our society. To overcome many of our...
  • October 17 at 11:45 AM
    Give more of my time to help others face their daily challenges.
  • October 15 at 7:00 PM
    I chose to do this challenge because I was getting a little complacent in my actions.  Sure, I teach Environmental Biology, and I do several things to try and lessen my impact on the environment, but I can certainly do more.  I'm pleased that this challenge has motivated me to buy a set of stainless steel straws and that I've also managed to...
  • October 15 at 6:51 PM
    Focus on the positive aspects of life.  This is so important in today's political climate in the US (and elsewhere).  There is still an awful lot of good going on in the world but it is not always recognized.  There's something motivating about recognizing the quiet heroes.
  • October 15 at 6:48 PM
    Go for a walk with a friend.  Take one of my six dogs for a walk.  Just go for a walk on my own somewhere beautiful.  That's not hard when I live in such a beautiful place!

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  • October 24, 2018
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 10/24/18
    + 5
  • October 24, 2018
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 10/24/18
    + 5
  • October 24, 2018
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 10/24/18
    + 5
  • October 24, 2018
    Answered a Reflection Question
    + 15
  • October 24, 2018
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 10/24/18
    + 5
  • October 23, 2018
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 10/23/18
    + 5
  • October 20, 2018
    Completed One Daily Action on 10/20/18
    + 5
  • October 17, 2018
    Completed EcoLearner One-Time Action
    + 25
  • October 15, 2018
    Completed Actions Assessment
    + 1
  • October 15, 2018
    Answered a Reflection Question
    + 15

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