November 12 - November 16, 2018

Annemarie Weitzel

Bursar Strong!

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 660 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    75
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    0
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    people
    helped
  • up to
    4
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    4
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    84
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    45
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

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

Waste - Day 4

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 5 disposable cup(s) to the landfill by using a reusable mug.

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

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

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

Energy - Day 5

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 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

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

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 3 OF 5
DAILY 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

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

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

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

Study Outside

I will replace 15 minute(s) typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside.

Completed
One-Time 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

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 2 OF 5
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy - Day 5

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 4 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

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

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  • Annemarie Weitzel 11/16/2018 6:11 AM
    Suggestions on how to get a 17 year old to turn off lights?????

  • Annemarie Weitzel 11/15/2018 12:33 PM
    Waste not, want not. Prov. Cliché If you do not waste anything, you will always have enough.

  • Annemarie Weitzel 11/15/2018 5:13 AM
    I've learned that 1 person can make a big difference - imagine if everyone stepped up? 

  • Annemarie Weitzel 11/14/2018 7:36 AM
    I changed my habits and raised my daughter to conserve water while brushing her teeth.