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Sage Ober

Student Involvement

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 440 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    1
    community event
    hosted or attended
  • UP TO
    1,450
    minutes
    spent learning
  • UP TO
    5
    neighbors
    met
  • UP TO
    165
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • UP TO
    9
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    24
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Sage's actions

Day 4 - Conservation & Biodiversity

PRACTICE GRATITUDE FOR EARTH

I will spend 15 minute(s) each day outside, practicing gratitude (prayer, meditation, journaling, etc.) for Earth and the nature surrounding me.

COMPLETED 2
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 1 - Community & Justice

MEET MY NEIGHBORS

I will meet 2 new office, dorm, or apartment neighbors each day.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 1 - Community & Justice

SUPPORT NATIVE COMMUNITIES

I will use the resource links and spend 10 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 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 5 - Rethink Waste

LEARN ABOUT & PRACTICE SUSTAINABLE FASHION

I will spend 15 minutes learning about sustainable fashion and begin trying to practice it in my own life.

COMPLETED
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.

COMPLETED
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.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 5 - Rethink Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 5 - Rethink Waste

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 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 4 - Conservation & Biodiversity

LOCAL INDIGENOUS PRACTICES

I will take 15 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 1
DAILY ACTION

Day 4 - Conservation & Biodiversity

GO FOR A DAILY WALK

I will take a 15-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 4 - Conservation & Biodiversity

EXPLORE MY AREA

I will explore at least one new hiking trail or nature walk in my area.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

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

SUPPORT LOCAL POLLINATORS

At least 30% of crops and 90% of flowering plants rely on pollinators to produce fruit. I will spend 15 minutes researching which plants support local native pollinators and plant some in my yard.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 3 - Food & Water

LOWER YOUR WATER "FOODPRINT"

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Day 3 - Food & Water

THE TRUTH ABOUT EXPIRATION DATES

I will spend at least 15 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 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 3 - Food & Water

EAT LOCAL

I will buy local produce and meats when shopping for groceries.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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

SHORT SHOWER CHALLENGE

I will save up to 6 gallons (23 L) of water each day by keeping my showers under 5 minutes.

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 2 - Climate Crisis

DISCONNECT FROM EMAIL

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

COMPLETED 5
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 2 - Climate Crisis

ATTEND VIRTUAL GALLERY TALK

I will attend the Virtual Gallery Talk and Breakfast on "Fragile Interconnectedness: Greenland & the Amazon" and listen to photographers give insights into their work.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 1 - Community & Justice

BUY FROM A FARMERS MARKET

I will purchase produce and meat from a local farmers market or food co-op.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Day 1 - Community & Justice

LEARN ABOUT EQUITY & INCLUSION

I will spend 20 minutes learning about equity and inclusion resources on campus and in Richmond.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

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