November 12 - November 16, 2018

Bill Galaspie

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Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 595 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    0
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    5
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    enery audits
    conducted
  • up to
    56
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    195
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

Water - Day 2

SKIP THE TRAY IN D-HALL

I will not use a tray in the dining hall, which will help conserve water and electricity needed to wash trays.

COMPLETED 2 OF 5
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy - Day 5

ATTEND THE SOLAR TALK & TOUR

I will learn about renewable energy by attending the talk on UR's new off-campus solar array and tour of the on-campus solar array.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Nature - Day 1

ENJOY WESTHAMPTON LAKE

I will take a 30-minute walk around Westhampton Lake.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water - Day 2

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.

COMPLETED 2 OF 5
DAILY CHALLENGE

Community - Day 3

LEARN ABOUT COMMUNITY IN SOUTH AFRICA

I will learn about community in South Africa by reading about the country's ethnic and cultural diversity.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water - Day 2

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water - Day 2

WATCH A WATER DOCUMENTARY

I will watch a documentary about water and the environment in South Africa.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water - Day 2

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.

COMPLETED 2 OF 5
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste - Day 4

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 5 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste - Day 4

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 5 disposable cup(s) to the landfill by using a reusable mug.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste - Day 4

Print Double Sided

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste - Day 4

Recycle Everything I Can

I will recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste - Day 4

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy - Day 5

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 1 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy - Day 5

TAKE THE BE A GREEN SPIDER ENERGY QUIZ

I will test my energy knowledge by taking the Be A Green Spider Energy Quiz on the Office for Sustainability website.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy - Day 5

Turn it off

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy - Day 5

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy - Day 5

Online Energy Audit

I will complete an online energy audit of my room or home and identify my next steps for saving energy.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy - Day 5

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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