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Emily George

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Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 184 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    4
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    4
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    7
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    2
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    3
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    36
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Emily's Actions

Waste - Day 5

Avoid Disposables

I will not use any disposable plates, cups, or cutlery.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste - Day 5

Recycle Everything I Can

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste - Day 5

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 2 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 3 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste - Day 5

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste - Day 5

PARTICIPATE IN THE CLOTHING SWAP

I will donate clothing to and/ or shop at the Clothing Swap at the Pier in Tyler Haynes Commons from 10:00am - 3:00pm.

Completed
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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy - Day 3

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy - Day 3

LEARN ABOUT RENEWABLE ENERGY

I will learn about renewable energy in Asia and Virginia.

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy - Day 3

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

I will attend the Festival of Lights from 4:30-6:00pm in Tyler Haynes Commons.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy - Day 3

INTERNATIONAL DINNER

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Water - Day 4

WASH ONLY FULL LOADS OF LAUNDRY

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food - Day 1

Learn About Dining's Sustainability Efforts

I will learn about steps that Dining Services is taking to make food on campus more sustainable.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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

Food - Day 1

LEARN ABOUT DINING IN THE SUSTAINABILITY PLAN

I will learn about plans to improve sustainability in campus dining.

Completed
One-Time Action

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