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February 15 - February 19, 2021
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Emily Whitt

Mary and Friends

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 323 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    165
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    4
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    20
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    10
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    150
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    40
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Emily's Actions

Day 5 - Water is Life

WATER CRISIS IN INDIA

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 5 - Water is Life

LEARN ABOUT SEA LEVEL RISE IN INDIA

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 5 - Water is Life

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 Action

Day 4 - Feeding Us & the Future

TAKE THE BE A GREEN SPIDER FOOD QUIZ

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 4 - Feeding Us & the Future

COMPOST FOOD SCRAPS

I will participate in the composting program on campus or compost my food scraps at home.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Day 3 - Closing the Loop

LEARN ABOUT THE RECYCLING INDUSTRY IN AMERICA

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 3 - Closing the Loop

OPT-IN TO REUSABLE NAPKINS & UTENSILS

I will use reusable napkins instead of single-use disposable napkins. I will opt-out of using single-use utensils by bringing my reusable set to an on-campus dining location or take-out restaurant.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Day 2 - Powering the Future

LEARN ABOUT SOLAR ENERGY IN INDIA

I will learn about renewable energy in India.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 2 - Powering the Future

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

Day 2 - Powering the Future

LEARN ABOUT ENERGY IN VIRGINIA

I will learn about renewable energy in Virginia.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 1 - Mindfulness & Harmony

HAPPINESS PROJECT IN INDIA

I will learn about the Happiness Project in India.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 1 - Mindfulness & Harmony

PRACTICE MINDFULNESS

I will spend 10 minute(s) per day thinking quietly, practicing meditation, yoga, working out, or doing another mindful activity.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 4 - Feeding Us & the Future

ATTEND "GATHER" FILM SCREENING

I will attend the RVA Environmental Film Festival screening of "Gather" and a discussion with director Sanjay Rawal at 7:00pm.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 5 - Water is Life

CHECK FOR WATER LEAKS

I will check for water leaks in my home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 5 - Water is Life

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 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 5 - Water is Life

SMART LAUNDRY

I will conserve water and energy by only doing full loads of laundry in cold water.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 4 - Feeding Us & the Future

EAT LOWER ON THE FOOD-CHAIN

I will eat lower on the food-chain to reduce my carbon footprint.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 4 - Feeding Us & the Future

Smart Seafood

I will make responsible and sustainable seafood choices.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 4 - Feeding Us & the Future

Meal Planning

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 4 - Feeding Us & the Future

Eat Meatless Meals

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 3 - Closing the Loop

REDUCE SINGLE-USE PLASTICS

I will avoid using items with single-use packaging when possible.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 3 - Closing the Loop

USE REUSABLE BEVERAGE CONTAINERS

I will avoid sending 2 disposable beverage containers to the landfill per day by using a reusable mug or water bottle.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 3 - Closing the Loop

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

Day 3 - Closing the Loop

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 2 - Powering the Future

REDUCE PERSONAL VEHICLE USE

I will walk, bike, or use public transportation in place of driving my personal vehicle to a destination.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 2 - Powering the Future

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Day 2 - Powering the Future

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 1 - Mindfulness & Harmony

TOUR OF WELL-BEING CENTER

I will visit or take a virtual tour of the Well-Being Center.

Completed
One-Time Action

Day 1 - Mindfulness & Harmony

Unplug

I will spend 30 minute(s) participating in non-virtual activities around campus, such as having a picnic outside or talking a walk in the Gambles Mill Eco-Corridor.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

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