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Blanche Davis

Community Team

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 341 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    14
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    7
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    105
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    14
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    7
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Blanche's Actions

Visions of Sustainability

Become a Master Recycler/Composter

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Consumption and Economy

Support Local Businesses

I will buy from local businesses instead of shopping online.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Locally-Sourced Meals

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Pick Up Litter

I will pick up litter on my street and ask others to join me in taking care of our neighborhood.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Watch a Documentary

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 2 disposable plastic bottle(s) each day this week.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Learn About My Watershed

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency.

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Visions of Sustainability

Support a Sharing Economy

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Visions of Sustainability

Eco-friendly Gardening

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Ecological Principles

Practice Gratitude for Earth

This week, I will spend 15 minute(s) each day outside, practicing gratitude (prayer, meditation, journaling, etc.) for Earth and the nature surrounding me.

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

A Call to Sustainability

Explore My Area

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

A Call to Sustainability

Watch a Documentary

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Consumption and Economy

Carry my Trash

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Consumption and Economy

Support a Sharing Economy

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Consumption and Economy

Track my Purchases

I will maintain a record of all my purchases.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 1 meal(s) with zero waste each day this week.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Support Local Food Systems

I will source 1 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.

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Blanche Davis 10/04/2021 6:41 AM
    i started the challenge because I want to make sure that the world my granddaughter grows up in is better than today.