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November 14 - November 18, 2022
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Ellie McGlamery

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Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 395 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1.0
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    20
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    2.0
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    90
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    10
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    100
    minutes
    spent learning

Ellie's Actions

Day 4 - Community & Justice

ADOPT SUSTAINABLE LIVING HABITS ON CAMPUS

I will examine my living habits while on campus, and make an effort to be more sustainable in my day-to-day living habits. All are invited to complete the checklist, however students will receive certification for their dorm room or apartment.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Day 3 - Nourishment for All

BE A GREEN SPIDER FOOD QUIZ

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 3 - Nourishment for All

LOWER YOUR WATER "FOODPRINT"

I will learn about water use in food production and eat less water intensive foods.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Day 2 - Protecting Our Planet

BIODIVERSITY THREATS IN NEW ZEALAND

I will read an article about threats to New Zealand's biodiversity.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Day 2 - Protecting Our Planet

VIRTUAL WALK WITH KAKAPO CONSERVATIONISTS

I will take a virtual walk with conservationists to learn about a critically endangered native bird species, the kākāpō.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 2 - Protecting Our Planet

LOCAL INDIGENOUS PRACTICES

I will take 10 minutes to learn how local indigenous tribes are caring for the land.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 2 - Protecting Our Planet

INDIGENOUS INFLUENCES ON SCIENCE RESEARCH

I will read an article about the influence of Maori knowledge on science research in New Zealand.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Day 2 - Protecting Our Planet

TOUR THE ECO-CORRIDOR

I will attend a 10:00am or 4:30pm tour of the Eco-Corridor to learn about biodiversity and conservation on campus.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Day 2 - Protecting Our Planet

SMART LAUNDRY

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

TAKE A VIRTUAL WALK IN NEW ZEALAND

I will take a "virtual walk" along New Zealand's Kepler Track.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

GATHER WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY

I will improve my social wellbeing by spending ___ minutes with other people a social setting.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

BETTER SLEEP

I will commit to getting 15 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 5 - Living With Less

DECLUTTER MY HOME OR DORM

I will declutter, clean, and donate or recycle unneeded items in my home or dorm room.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 5 - Living With Less

WASTE REDUCTION IN NEW ZEALAND

I will learn about waste reduction initiatives in New Zealand.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 5 - Living With Less

REUSABLE BOTTLES AND MUGS

I will avoid sending 3 disposable beverage containers to the landfill per day by using a reusable mug or water bottle.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Day 5 - Living With Less

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 5 - Living With Less

COMPOST FOOD SCRAPS

I will participate in the composting program on campus or compost my food scraps at home.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 5 - Living With Less

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

Day 4 - Community & Justice

LEARN ABOUT EQUITY & INCLUSION

I will learn about equity and inclusion resources on campus and in Richmond.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 3 - Nourishment for All

THE TRUTH ABOUT EXPIRATION DATES

I will spend at least 20 minutes learning how to differentiate between sell by, use by, and best by dates.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 3 - Nourishment for All

GO MEATLESS

I will enjoy 2 meatless meal(s) per day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Day 2 - Protecting Our Planet

CHECK FOR WATER LEAKS

I will check for water leaks in my home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 2 - Protecting Our Planet

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

Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

NEW ZEALAND'S WELLBEING BUDGET

I will learn about wellbeing initiatives in New Zealand.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

SPREAD HAPPINESS

I will write down three things every day that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

PRACTICE MINDFUL BREATHING

I will calm my body and mind by doing ten minutes of Maori breathing exercises each day.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

SPEND TIME IN NATURE

I will celebrate the Maori concept of whenua by spending 15 minutes outside to reduce stress, boost my mood, and to enjoy nature.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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