November 12 - November 16, 2018

Anna Marston

Earth Lodge

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 615 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    90
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    0
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    people
    helped
  • up to
    15
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    5
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    enery audits
    conducted
  • up to
    220
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

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

Community - Day 3

TALK TO MY FRIENDS

I will decide which environmental issue in my community is most important to me and tell 3 friends per day about the issue.

COMPLETED 3 OF 5
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature - Day 1

Enjoy the Sunrise/Sunset

I will spend time outside in nature during the sunrise and/or sunset each day.

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

Community - Day 3

CONNECT WITH A NONPROFIT

I will connect with a local nonprofit and find out how I can get involved.

Completed
One-Time 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

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

Nature - Day 1

EXPLORE CAMPUS WILDLIFE

I will get to know more about wildlife on campus by spending time outside looking for 5 different kinds of animals. Common animals on campus include squirrels, chipmunks, ducks, geese, turtles, and cardinals.

COMPLETED 3 OF 5
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature - Day 1

ENJOY WESTHAMPTON LAKE

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste - Day 4

LEARN ABOUT WASTE IN SOUTH AFRICA

I will learn about South Africa by reading about waste management and reduction efforts in South Africa.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community - Day 3

REGISTER TO VOTE

I will register to vote with my state or local election office.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water - Day 2

RESEARCH SOUTH AFRICA'S WATER SUPPLY

I will learn more about water in South Africa by reading about the water shortage in Cape Town.

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

Waste - Day 4

VOLUNTEER AT THE CAMPUS WASTE AUDIT

I will contribute to waste reduction at UR by volunteering at a campus waste audit.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Nature - Day 1

TAKE NATURE PHOTOS

I will take photos to help me more mindfully experience the natural world.

COMPLETED 3 OF 5
DAILY 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

Energy - Day 5

Turn it off

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

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

Community - Day 3

SHARE MY ACTIONS

I will make my environmental actions visible by posting on social media using the #URSouthAfricaWeek hashtag.

COMPLETED 1 OF 5
DAILY 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

Community - Day 3

GROW YOUR COMMUNITY

I will introduce myself to 2 new classmate(s) or academic professional(s) per day.

COMPLETED 3 OF 5
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy - Day 5

LEARN ABOUT ENERGY IN SOUTH AFRICA

I will get to know more about energy in South Africa by learning about the country's renewable energy efforts and current energy mix

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water - Day 2

ATTEND A TALK ABOUT WATER IN SOUTH AFRICA

I will learn about water in South Africa and Virginia by attending the South African Summits to Sea talk on November 13.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Community - Day 3

HELP OTHERS

I will offer to help 1 person(s) who are in need each day.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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