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Jason Honesto

Student Involvement

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 350 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    1
    community event
    hosted or attended
  • UP TO
    210
    minutes
    spent learning
  • UP TO
    6
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    7
    neighbors
    met
  • UP TO
    180
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • UP TO
    5
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Jason's actions

Day 5 - Rethink Waste

PICK UP LITTER

I will pick up litter on-campus or in Richmond for ___ minutes.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 5 - Rethink Waste

LEARN ABOUT & PRACTICE SUSTAINABLE FASHION

I will spend 30 minutes learning about sustainable fashion and begin trying to practice it in my own life.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 5 - Rethink Waste

GO PAPERLESS

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by opting into paperless billing, ending unwanted subscriptions and opting out of junk mail.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 5 - Rethink Waste

REDUCE SINGLE-USE DISPOSABLES

Historically, marginalized and low-income communities live closer to landfills, contributing to a multitude of health problems. I will find out how I can limit single-use items and do my best to limit the waste I generate and divert waste from the landfill.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 5 - Rethink Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Day 5 - Rethink Waste

REUSABLE BOTTLES AND MUGS

I will avoid sending 5 disposable beverage containers to the landfill per day by using a reusable mug or water bottle.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Day 4 - Conservation & Biodiversity

PRACTICE GRATITUDE FOR EARTH

I will spend 30 minute(s) each day outside, practicing gratitude (prayer, meditation, journaling, etc.) for Earth and the nature surrounding me.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 4 - Conservation & Biodiversity

LOCAL INDIGENOUS PRACTICES

I will take 30 minutes to learn how local indigenous tribes are caring for the land.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 4 - Conservation & Biodiversity

ENJOY THE SUNRISE/SUNSET

I will enjoy the sunrise and sunset.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 4 - Conservation & Biodiversity

SPEND TIME OUTSIDE

I will replace 30 minute(s) each day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 4 - Conservation & Biodiversity

GO FOR A DAILY WALK

I will take a 30-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 1 - Community & Justice

LEARN ABOUT EQUITY & INCLUSION

I will spend 30 minutes learning about equity and inclusion resources on campus and in Richmond.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 1 - Community & Justice

LEARN ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN RICHMOND

I will spend 30 minutes learning about environmental justice issues in Richmond.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 1 - Community & Justice

HELP OTHERS

I will offer to help person(s) who are in need each day.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 3 - Food & Water

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 - Food & Water

THE TRUTH ABOUT EXPIRATION DATES

I will spend at least 30 minutes learning how to differentiate between sell by, use by, and best by dates.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 3 - Food & Water

PLAN YOUR MEALS

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

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 3 - Food & Water

ATTEND THE LOCAL - GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY FAIR

I will attend the Local-Global Sustainability Fair at Tyler Haynes Commons.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 3 - Food & Water

SMART LAUNDRY

I will conserve water and energy by only doing full loads of laundry in cold water.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 3 - Food & Water

GO MEATLESS

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) per day.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 2 - Climate Crisis

TURN IT OFF

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

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 1 - Community & Justice

SUPPORT NATIVE COMMUNITIES

I will use the resource links and spend 30 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 2 - Climate Crisis

GO ON MINDFUL SELF-GUIDED TOUR

I will visit the Eco-Corridor for a self-guided tour between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to slow down, destress, and engage in mindfulness stations.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 2 - Climate Crisis

DISCONNECT FROM EMAIL

I will disconnect from my email when not at school or work.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 2 - Climate Crisis

SMART LAUNDRY

I will conserve water and energy by only doing full loads of laundry in cold water.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 2 - Climate Crisis

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 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 1 - Community & Justice

TALK TO MY FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES ABOUT ECOCHALLENGE

I will tell friends and/or colleagues about the Ecochallenge and share information about how to get involved.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 1 - Community & Justice

MEET MY NEIGHBORS

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

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    Jason Honesto 11/16/2023 11:45 AM
    Great view from our outdoor walk today!

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    Jason Honesto 11/16/2023 6:24 AM
    Happy Day 4! Let's keep killing it, team!

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    Jason Honesto 11/15/2023 12:49 PM
    Just read this "eating water" article and value the perspective I got from it! I was intrigued by how much water goes into not only the growing of food/produce, but also all that goes into transporting water itself! http://www.environmentreports.com/can-eat-less-water/

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    Jason Honesto 11/15/2023 6:33 AM
    We're doing incredible, team! So proud of you all!