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Melissa Foster

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"TLC"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 207 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    2
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    110
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    3
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    6
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    pounds of paper
    have been saved

Melissa's Actions

Energy - Day 3

INTERNATIONAL DINNER

I will attend the International Dinner in Heilman Dining Center from 6:00-8:00pm.

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy - Day 3

TAKE THE BE A GREEN SPIDER ENERGY QUIZ

I will test my knowledge of energy at UR with the Be A Green Spider Energy Quiz.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Simplicity - Day 2

TIDYING UP - THE BEAUTY OF ORDER IN JAPAN

I will attend "Tidying Up - The Beauty of Order in Japan" from 12:00-1:00pm in the International Center Commons.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste - Day 5

Print Double Sided

I will save up to .21 lbs (.09 kg) of paper each day by switching from one-sided printing to two-sided.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste - Day 5

LEARN ABOUT WASTE REDUCTION EFFORTS IN EAST ASIA

I will learn about waste reduction efforts in East Asia.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waste - Day 5

TAKE THE BE A GREEN SPIDER RECYCLING QUIZ

I will learn about how to reduce waste by taking the Office for Sustainability's Be A Green Spider Recycling Quiz.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity - Day 2

Limit Social Media

I will limit my social media use to once each day reducing my daily use by 15 minute(s).

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food - Day 1

Watch a Documentary

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Food - Day 1

Smart Seafood

I will make informed choices when eating seafood

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food - Day 1

Eat Meatless Meals

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food - Day 1

LEARN ABOUT FOOD IN CHINA

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Melissa Foster 11/13/2019 2:51 PM
    The International dinner is lovely. If you have time, come out and enjoy a great selection of foods. 

  • Melissa Foster's avatar
    Melissa Foster 10/28/2019 10:42 AM
    China’s small farms may be less efficient, but I wonder if the food has more nutrients? Problems in the food chain will make food more expensive and harder to get for the poor.