November 12 - November 16, 2018

Breona Walker

Bonner Center for Civic Engagement

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 510 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    1
    people
    helped
  • up to
    2
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    60
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    205
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

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

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

Waste - Day 4

BUY NOTHING

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste - Day 4

Avoid Disposables

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

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

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

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 2 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 2 friends per day about the issue.

COMPLETED 1 OF 5
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste - Day 4

CELEBRATE AMERICA RECYCLES DAY

Support University of Richmond's Rethink Waste campaign by pledging to be an advocate for recycling and sustainability at americarecyclesday.org/pledge.

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

Energy - Day 5

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
One-Time Challenge

Community - Day 3

HELP OTHERS

I will offer to help 1 person(s) who are in need each day.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature - Day 1

Study Outside

I will replace 30 minute(s) typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community - Day 3

SHARE MY ACTIONS

I will make my environmental actions visible by posting on social media using the #URSouthAfricaWeek hashtag.

COMPLETED 1 OF 5
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy - Day 5

ATTEND THE UNEQUAL SCENES BROWN BAG

I will learn about issues of inequality in South Africa and Richmond by attending the CCE's Unequal Scenes Brown Bag

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water - Day 2

SKIP THE TRAY IN D-HALL

I will not use a tray in the dining hall, which will help conserve water and electricity needed to wash trays.

COMPLETED 3 OF 5
DAILY 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

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