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

Team Ramblers

Loyola University Chicago

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 10,959 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    18
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    188
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    420
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    3,975
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    1,325
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    20
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    22
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4,670
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    1
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    10
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    2
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    101
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    4,020
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    87
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    46
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    711
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    9
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    94
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    12
    miles
    travelled by foot
  • up to
    2
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    34
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    14
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,955
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    3
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    1,026
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    246
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    15
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    4
    miles
    travelled by bus
  • up to
    1
    enery audits
    conducted

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  • October 24 at 10:50 PM
    Balance is important to sustainability because we are part of nature and society's exploitation of nature is disrupting the balance, which negatively affects everyone in it. Sustainability is about living in balance with nature, which is the only path if we want to go forward.
  • October 24 at 9:37 PM
    I would like to invest more time in reflecting on compassion for other people, especially those I disagree with, and compassion for the world around me. I think it is important to not get stuck in a loop of negative emotional reactivity in situations we dislike, and to instead channel our energy into creating a more positive world from within....
  • October 24 at 9:33 PM
    A few times I deleted Instagram and Snapchat on my phone. I feel less distracted and more focused on the things that matter to me. Spending less time on social media helps me to stop comparing myself to others and to be more intentional and purposeful when I am on online. 
  • October 24 at 9:30 PM
    We come from nature, we are nature, and we are drawn to nature. I haven't met anyone who didn't find a natural landscape beautiful. Spending time in nature helps us to realize, and perhaps rediscover, our interconnected place in this world. A culture that spends most of its time indoors develops a mindset of separation from nature and from each...
  • October 24 at 9:24 PM
    I watched "In Defense of Food" which is based on a book of the same name by Michael Pollan. The main takeaway was: "Eat Foods. Mostly Plants. Not too much." What he meant by that phrase was that it's better for our health to eat less processed and more whole foods, eat mostly plants (less meat), and do not overeat. The most...
  • October 24 at 9:10 PM
    Other easy things to save energy include washing your clothes in cold water, air drying your clothes, unplugging unused electronics, and turning down the heat and putting on warmer clothes when it gets cold. 

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