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Sofia Torrens

Kappa Kappa Gamma

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 315 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    8
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1
    enery audits
    conducted
  • up to
    92
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    4
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    260
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    180
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen

Sofia 's Actions

Energy - Day 3

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

I will attend the Festival of Lights from 4:30-6:00pm in Tyler Haynes Commons.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste - Day 5

BUY NOTHING

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waste - Day 5

Avoid Disposables

I will not use any disposable plates, cups, or cutlery.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste - Day 5

Recycle Everything I Can

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste - Day 5

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 2 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste - Day 5

Print Double Sided

I will save up to .21 lbs (.09 kg) of paper each day by switching from one-sided printing to two-sided.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste - Day 5

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 1 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste - Day 5

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste - Day 5

LEARN ABOUT THE RECYCLING INDUSTRY IN AMERICA

I will learn about recent changes to the recycling industry in America and their connections to Asia.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waste - Day 5

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 Action

Waste - Day 5

LEARN ABOUT WASTE REDUCTION EFFORTS IN EAST ASIA

I will learn about waste reduction efforts in East Asia.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste - Day 5

PARTICIPATE IN THE CLOTHING SWAP

I will donate clothing to and/ or shop at the Clothing Swap at the Pier in Tyler Haynes Commons from 10:00am - 3:00pm.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water - Day 4

RESEARCH ASIA'S WATER SUPPLY

I will learn about the water supply in East Asia by reading at least one article.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Water - Day 4

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 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Water - Day 4

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 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Water - Day 4

WASH ONLY FULL LOADS OF LAUNDRY

I will conserve water by only doing full loads of laundry.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water - Day 4

LEARN ABOUT SEA LEVEL RISE IN EAST ASIA

I will learn about sea level rise in East Asia by reading an article or watching a video.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water - Day 4

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Energy - Day 3

LEARN ABOUT THE EFFECTS OF FOSSIL FUELS

I will watch a documentary about climate change to learn about the effects that fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions have on our planet.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy - Day 3

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy - Day 3

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 Action

Energy - Day 3

LEARN ABOUT RENEWABLE ENERGY

I will learn about renewable energy in Asia and Virginia.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy - Day 3

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 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy - Day 3

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 Action

Energy - Day 3

TAKE THE BE A GREEN SPIDER ENERGY QUIZ

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity - Day 2

Track my Purchases

I will maintain a record of all my purchases.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity - Day 2

PRACTICE MINDFULNESS

I will spend 20 minute(s) per day thinking quietly, practicing meditation, yoga, working out, or doing another mindful activity.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity - Day 2

Limit Social Media

I will limit my social media use to once each day reducing my daily use by 15 minute(s).

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity - Day 2

Eat Mindfully

I will eat all of my meals without distractions, e.g., phone, computer, TV, or newspaper.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity - Day 2

LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF MINDFULNESS

I will learn about the historical roots of mindfulness in Buddhist meditation.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity - Day 2

PRACTICE GRATITUDE

I will write down three things that I am grateful for OR reach out to thank someone who's doing something positive for our world's health and well-being.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity - Day 2

De-Clutter

I will de-clutter, clean, and donate or recycle unneeded items in my home. If I live on campus, I will donate unwanted items to the Fall Clothing Swap using a bin in my residence hall.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity - Day 2

Less Screen Time

I will replace 30 minute(s) of screen time each day with other activities.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food - Day 1

Learn About Dining's Sustainability Efforts

I will learn about steps that Dining Services is taking to make food on campus more sustainable.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food - Day 1

Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, and only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food - Day 1

Eat Meatless Meals

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) per day.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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