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McKenna Dunbar

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Water - Day 4

RESEARCH ASIA'S WATER SUPPLY

I will learn about the water supply in East Asia by reading at least one article.

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Water - Day 4

WASH ONLY FULL LOADS OF LAUNDRY

I will conserve water by only doing full loads of laundry.

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Water - Day 4

BRUSH MY TEETH WITHOUT RUNNING WATER

I will save up to 8 gallons (30 L) of water each day by turning it off while brushing my teeth.

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Water - Day 4

LESS THAN 5-MINUTE SHOWERS

I will save up to 20 gallons (75 L) of water each day by keeping my showers under 5 minutes.

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Water - Day 4

LEARN ABOUT SEA LEVEL RISE IN EAST ASIA

I will learn about sea level rise in East Asia by reading an article or watching a video.

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Water - Day 4

TAKE THE BE A GREEN SPIDER WATER QUIZ

I will test my knowledge of water by taking the Be A Green Spider Water Quiz on the Office for Sustainability's website.

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Energy - Day 3

LEARN ABOUT THE EFFECTS OF FOSSIL FUELS

I will watch a documentary about climate change to learn about the effects that fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions have on our planet.

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Energy - Day 3

LEARN ABOUT RENEWABLE ENERGY

I will learn about renewable energy in Asia and Virginia.

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Energy - Day 3

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.

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Energy - Day 3

Turn it off

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

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Energy - Day 3

Adjust the Thermostat

I will adjust my thermostat down 2 degrees from usual when I use the heat, and up 2 degrees when I use air conditioning.

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Energy - Day 3

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 3 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

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Simplicity - Day 2

PRACTICE GRATITUDE

I will write down three things that I am grateful for OR reach out to thank someone who's doing something positive for our world's health and well-being.

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Simplicity - Day 2

PRACTICE MINDFULNESS

I will spend 20 minute(s) per day thinking quietly, practicing meditation, yoga, working out, or doing another mindful activity.

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Simplicity - Day 2

Track my Purchases

I will maintain a record of all my purchases.

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Simplicity - Day 2

Eat Mindfully

I will eat all of my meals without distractions, e.g., phone, computer, TV, or newspaper.

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Simplicity - Day 2

De-Clutter

I will de-clutter, clean, and donate or recycle unneeded items in my home. If I live on campus, I will donate unwanted items to the Fall Clothing Swap using a bin in my residence hall.

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Simplicity - Day 2

LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF MINDFULNESS

I will learn about the historical roots of mindfulness in Buddhist meditation.

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Food - Day 1

LEARN ABOUT FOOD IN CHINA

I will learn about the changing demand for food and agricultural landscape in China.

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Food - Day 1

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary about food with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

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Food - Day 1

Smart Seafood

I will make informed choices when eating seafood

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Food - Day 1

Reduce Dining Hall Waste

I will not use a tray and I will carefully fill my plate in the dining hall so that I do not take more food than I can eat.

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Food - Day 1

Meal Planning

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

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Food - Day 1

Eat Meatless Meals

I will enjoy 3 meatless meal(s) per day.

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Food - Day 1

PANEL: EATING WELL FOR YOURSELF & THE ENVIRONMENT

I will attend the panel discussion on environmentally-friendly eating at 3:30pm in the Wilton Center Multifaith Room.

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