November 12 - November 16, 2018

Karl Schmitz

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Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 710 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    165
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    2
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    0
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    people
    helped
  • up to
    3
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    enery audits
    conducted
  • up to
    84
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    325
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

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

Nature - Day 1

ENJOY WESTHAMPTON LAKE

I will take a 15-minute walk around Westhampton Lake.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature - Day 1

JOIN THE BOK WALK

I will kick off South Africa Week by participating in the Bok Walk on November 12.

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 4 OF 5
DAILY 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

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

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

Turn it off

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

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 3 OF 5
DAILY 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

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

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

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 3 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

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

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 3 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

Completed
One-Time 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

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

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

HELP OTHERS

I will offer to help 2 person(s) who are in need each day.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste - Day 4

Recycle Everything I Can

I will recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community.

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

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