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November 14 - November 18, 2022
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David Donaldson

Rethink Waste

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 468 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    50
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    150
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    1.0
    neighbors
    met
  • up to
    1.0
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    125
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    255
    minutes
    spent learning

David's Actions

Day 4 - Community & Justice

CONNECT WITH A NONPROFIT

I will connect with a local nonprofit working on issues affecting women and trans/nonbinary people in Virginia, communities in poverty, or environmental justice, and find out how I can get involved or become a member.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 4 - Community & Justice

MEET MY NEIGHBORS

I will meet 1 new office, dorm, or apartment neighbors each day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Day 4 - Community & Justice

SUPPORT NATIVE COMMUNITIES

I will use the resource links and spend 15 minutes learning about the native populations that lived in my area prior to colonization, and what I can do to support those that still exist.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 3 - Nourishment for All

LEARN ABOUT MAORI FOOD SYSTEMS

I will read an article on Maori leading sustainable food systems in Aotearoa.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 3 - Nourishment for All

NEW ZEALAND-INSPIRED INTERNATIONAL DINNER IN DHALL

I will eat Kiwiana-inspired recipes at the International Dinner in Heilman Dining Center between 5:00pm-6:00pm.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Day 4 - Community & Justice

SHOP WOMEN-OWNED

I will shop from women-owned businesses today.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 4 - Community & Justice

CARRY OUT ACTS OF KINDNESS

I will practice the Maori concept of tukua by volunteering or helping someone 3 time(s) this week.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 4 - Community & Justice

ATTEND LUNCH DISCUSSION ON PRIVATE PRISONS

I will attend the "Private Prisons: Lessons from New Zealand" lunch discussion hosted by Lauren-Brooke Eisen from the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting at 12:00pm in the School of Law.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Day 5 - Living With Less

FOLLOW CORE VALUES

I will determine what my top 3-5 core values are so that I can better align my actions with them.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Day 5 - Living With Less

MAORI & ZERO WASTE

I will spend 15 minutes learning about zero waste practices and principles in Maori cultures.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 5 - Living With Less

WASTE REDUCTION IN NEW ZEALAND

I will learn about waste reduction initiatives in New Zealand.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 4 - Community & Justice

LEARN ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN RICHMOND

I will spend 15 minutes learning about environmental justice issues in Richmond.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 4 - Community & Justice

LEARN ABOUT EQUITY & INCLUSION

I will learn about equity and inclusion resources on campus and in Richmond.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 4 - Community & Justice

SOLAR TOUR

I will tour the campus solar array. The tour will meet at the solar array on the roof of the Weinstein Center for Recreation at noon.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Day 4 - Community & Justice

ADOPT SUSTAINABLE LIVING HABITS ON CAMPUS

I will examine my living habits while on campus, and make an effort to be more sustainable in my day-to-day living habits. All are invited to complete the checklist, however students will receive certification for their dorm room or apartment.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 3 - Nourishment for All

LOWER YOUR WATER "FOODPRINT"

I will learn about water use in food production and eat less water intensive foods.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 3 - Nourishment for All

KEYNOTE ON BIODIVERSITY

I will attend the International Education Week keynote presentation "From Ecosanctuaries to Predator-free: Engaging local communities in biodiversity restoration in Aotearoa" by University of Otago professor Philip Seddon. Location: International Center Commons at 2:00pm.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 3 - Nourishment for All

THE TRUTH ABOUT EXPIRATION DATES

I will spend at least 15 minutes learning how to differentiate between sell by, use by, and best by dates.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 2 - Protecting Our Planet

TOUR THE ECO-CORRIDOR

I will attend a 10:00am or 4:30pm tour of the Eco-Corridor to learn about biodiversity and conservation on campus.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Day 2 - Protecting Our Planet

VIRTUAL WALK WITH KAKAPO CONSERVATIONISTS

I will take a virtual walk with conservationists to learn about a critically endangered native bird species, the kākāpō.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 2 - Protecting Our Planet

LOCAL INDIGENOUS PRACTICES

I will take 15 minutes to learn how local indigenous tribes are caring for the land.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

SPREAD HAPPINESS

I will write down three things every day that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

PRACTICE MINDFUL BREATHING

I will calm my body and mind by doing ten minutes of Maori breathing exercises each day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

TAKE A VIRTUAL WALK IN NEW ZEALAND

I will take a "virtual walk" along New Zealand's Kepler Track.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

NEW ZEALAND'S WELLBEING BUDGET

I will learn about wellbeing initiatives in New Zealand.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

GATHER WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY

I will improve my social wellbeing by spending ___ minutes with other people a social setting.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

SPEND TIME IN NATURE

I will celebrate the Maori concept of whenua by spending 20 minutes outside to reduce stress, boost my mood, and to enjoy nature.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

BETTER SLEEP

I will commit to getting 30 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

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