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James Etro

Actioneers of EVPP 480

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Challenges

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Community

Pick Up Litter

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

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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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Consumption and Economy

Support Local Businesses

I will buy from local businesses instead of shopping online.

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Transportation

Research Better Transportation

I will assess the vehicles used by my company or college and advocate for a purchasing policy focused on fuel-efficient vehicles.

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Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 4 mile(s) each day this week instead of driving and avoid sending up to 21.1 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

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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 3 new neighbor(s) this week.

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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

Say No to Plastic

Plastic bags and small plastic pieces like straws are most likely to get swept into our waterways. This week, I'll say "no" to plastic bags at the store and plastic straws in all of my drinks.

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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

Use Reusable Bottles

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

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

Zero-Waste Cooking

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

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Food

Whole Foods Diet

I will enjoy 2 meal(s) free of processed foods each day this week.

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Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 2 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day this week.

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Food

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 2 meatless meal(s) and/or 1 vegan meal(s) 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

Join An Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community.

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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

Practice Gratitude for Earth

This week, I will spend 60 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

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

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

Sign a Petition

I will sign petitions in support of an environmental or social initiative in my state.

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Watch a Documentary

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

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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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  • James Etro 2/08/2018 9:55 AM
    Just finished building and restoring walking paths/bridges at Daniel's Run Park! 

    • James Etro 2/22/2018 9:31 AM
      Latitude 38.8449 Longitude -77.2792
      This is a small connector trail from Little River Turnpike to the main trail at Daniels Run. A great trial to check out on a nice day! 

    • James Etro 2/22/2018 9:29 AM

    • Dann Sklarew 2/21/2018 2:29 PM
      Way to go! Well done! Could you post photo and/or lat-long location, so we can go visit? 
  • James Etro 1/29/2018 7:39 PM
    Explored Daniels Run Trial in Fairfax!