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JoAnne Allen

CinciNature

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JoAnne's Actions

Visions of Sustainability

Online Energy Audit

I will complete an online energy audit of my home, office, or dorm room and identify my next steps for saving energy.

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Visions of Sustainability

Join An Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community.

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Visions of Sustainability

Collect Rain Water

I will create a rain garden or bioswale, or use rain barrels to collect water for outdoor watering needs.

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Visions of Sustainability

Eco-friendly Gardening

I will plant native species, landscape with water-efficient plants, and use eco-friendly fertilizers.

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Visions of Sustainability

Contact Decision Makers

I will write 1 letter(s) or email(s) and/or make 2 call(s) this week to a public official or company to advocate for planet-friendly policies or something else I believe in.

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Visions of Sustainability

Support a Sharing Economy

I will create or support a sharing economy with family, friends, and neighbors.

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Visions of Sustainability

Launch a Recycling Program

I will start a recycling program at my workplace or school. If a recycling program exists, I will advocate for ways to improve and expand it.

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Visions of Sustainability

Become a Master Recycler/Composter

I will sign up for a Master Recycler/Composter program in my area.

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Consumption and Economy

Personal Waste Audit

I will collect all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash to raise my awareness of how much I send to the landfill.

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Consumption and Economy

Learn About Alternatives to the GDP

I will research alternatives (like Gross National Happiness) to measuring economic livelihood and the health of a nation.

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Consumption and Economy

Watch a Documentary

I will watch one of the films suggested in the additional resources and discuss it with friends or family.

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Consumption and Economy

Support Local Businesses

I will buy from local businesses instead of shopping online.

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Consumption and Economy

Track my Purchases

I will maintain a record of all my purchases.

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Consumption and Economy

Support a Sharing Economy

I will create or support a sharing economy with family, friends, and neighbors.

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Consumption and Economy

Buy Only What I Need

I will not buy anything except items required for health and safety.

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Transportation

Locally-Sourced Meals

I will source 1 meal(s) from local producers each day this week.

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Transportation

Car Share

I will sign up for a car-sharing service, or organize car sharing with my neighbors, to cut down on the number of vehicles on the road.

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Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 10 mile(s) each day this week instead of driving and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

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Community

Attend a Meeting

This week, I will attend one local event or meeting concerning a current issue in my community such as a planning meeting, a town hall, or a training on taking action.

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Community

Connect with a Nonprofit

I will connect with a local nonprofit, environmental or otherwise, and find out how I can get involved or become a member.

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Community

Join my Neighborhood Association

I will join my neighborhood association or another local group.

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Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 10 hour(s) in my community this week.

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Community

Help Others

I will offer to help 1 person(s) who are in need this week.

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Community

Meet My Neighbors

I will meet 1 new neighbor(s) this week.

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Food

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary film about food with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

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Food

Visit a Local Farm

I will visit a nearby farm to pick my own fruits and veggies.

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Food

Advocate for More Food Options

I will advocate for local and/or organic food options at work or on campus.

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Food

Weekly Meal Planning

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

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Food

Support Local Food Systems

I will source 2 meal(s) from local producers each day this week. This could include signing up for a local CSA, buying from a farmer's market, visiting a food co-op, foraging with a local group, or growing my own ingredients.

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Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 3 meal(s) with zero waste each day this week.

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Food

Whole Foods Diet

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) free of processed foods each day this week.

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Food

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 5 meatless meal(s) and/or 1 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

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Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day this week.

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Ecological Principles

Support Pollution Reduction

I will learn about water and air quality issues in my area, how they are impacting human and environmental health, and how I can help.

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Ecological Principles

Recycle Everything I Can

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

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Ecological Principles

Research Renewable Energy Options

I will find out if my local utilities offer an option for supporting renewable energy investment.

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Ecological Principles

Advocate for Sustainability

I will contact local officials and city leaders this week to challenge them to support sustainability policies.

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Ecological Principles

Reduce My Footprint

I will calculate my ecological footprint and talk with my family or roommates about way we can reduce our negative enviromental impact.

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Ecological Principles

Keep An Ecological Principles Journal

I will keep a journal this week as I observe ecological principles in action in my backyard, neighborhood or community.

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Ecological Principles

Join An Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community.

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Ecological Principles

Practice Gratitude for Earth

This week, I will spend 10 minute(s) each day outside, practicing gratitude (prayer, meditation, journaling, etc.) for Earth and the nature surrounding me.

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A Call to Sustainability

Talk To Others

I will tell 5 people why sustainability is important to me and what my vision for a sustainable world is.

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A Call to Sustainability

Pay Attention to Current Events

I will watch or read the news each day this week with a specific focus on sustainability issues and happenings.

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A Call to Sustainability

Start a Sustainability Journal

I will start a sustainability journal, capturing my thoughts, concerns and learning about sustainability issues.

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A Call to Sustainability

Research Local Organizations

I will learn what local organizations are working on sustainability issues and how I can get involved.

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A Call to Sustainability

Learn About Local Issues

I will find out what local sustainability issues are most urgent in my region, including both social and environmental justice concerns.

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A Call to Sustainability

Explore My Area

I will explore at least one new hiking trail or nature walk in my area.

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A Call to Sustainability

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a movie about a sustainability issue I would like to know more about.

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Water

Watch The Story of Bottled Water

I will watch The Story of Bottled Water to learn more about bottled water's impacts on the environment.

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Water

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 1 disposable plastic bottle(s) each day this week.

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Water

Learn About My Watershed

I will find local resources for learning about my watershed and the particular water issues my region faces.

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Water

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency.

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