November 12 - November 16, 2018

Mark Nichols

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Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 675 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    50
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    16
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1
    enery audits
    conducted
  • up to
    112
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    350
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

Water - Day 2

WATCH A WATER DOCUMENTARY

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

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

Nature - Day 1

ENJOY WESTHAMPTON LAKE

I will take a 20-minute walk around Westhampton Lake.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature - Day 1

LEARN ABOUT NATURE IN SOUTH AFRICA

I will learn about the nature in South Africa by reading about the environment and wildlife.

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

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

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

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 4 OF 5
DAILY CHALLENGE

Community - Day 3

TALK TO MY FRIENDS

I will decide which environmental issue in my community is most important to me and tell 4 friends per day about the issue.

COMPLETED 4 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.

Completed
One-Time 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

Waste - Day 4

BUY NOTHING

I will reduce waste by buying nothing (meal plans excluded) the whole day today.

Completed
One-Time 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

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

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

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

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 4 OF 5
DAILY 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

Nature - Day 1

TAKE NATURE PHOTOS

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

COMPLETED 5 OF 5
DAILY CHALLENGE

Feed


  • Mark Nichols 11/16/2018 9:59 AM
    Great Solar Talk and Tour by Rob Andrejewski today! 


  • Mark Nichols 11/13/2018 7:21 AM
    3,600 gallons of water to produce 2lbs of beef!!  Who knew!  But that cheeseburger sure looked good!  :)

  • Mark Nichols 11/12/2018 1:32 PM
    Would love to visit South African nature reserves and national parks one day!  http://www.nature-reserve.co.za/ 

    • Michael Warchol 11/13/2018 8:51 AM
      One of our guests from South Africa will be speaking about travel and study in South Africa today at 12:30 p.m. in the International Center. Swing by during your lunch and get some insights.
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