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Theresa Burns

UCF Sustainable Training Series 2020

"Hoping to increase awareness of wasteful energy and water consumption and recycling issues within my office on campus. "

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  • 78 Total

Theresa's Actions

Consumption and Economy

Visit a Waste Management Facility

I will visit a local dump/transfer station, material recovery facility, and/or landfill to learn about the waste stream.

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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

Buy Only What I Need

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

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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

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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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

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

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 1 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

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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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

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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    Theresa Burns 2/25/2020 6:34 AM
    I had no idea Florida was exporting sharks for other countries' food use. "Millions of sharks are killed yearly to make shark fin soup for Asian countries. A bill would crack down on Florida's exporting role." https://www.orlandosentinel.com/opinion/columnists/os-op-florida-shark-fins-ban-david-whitley-20200207-uuxmvyjnnncybboq7zybg2qkya-story.html