Leslie Galindo

Energy Stars

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 447 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    5
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    14
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    210
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    1
    people
    helped
  • up to
    1
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    7
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    23,771
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    7
    whole food meals
    consumed

Leslie's Actions

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Meet My Neighbors

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Ecological Principles

Practice Gratitude for Earth

This week, I will spend 30 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.

Completed
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.

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

Use Reusable Bottles

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Whole Foods Diet

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

Completed
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

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

Eco-friendly Gardening

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

Uncompleted
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

Community

Help Others

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

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.

Completed
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.

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

A Call to Sustainability

Sign a Petition

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Reduce Animal Products

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

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

Install a Toilet Tank Bank

I will reduce the amount of water flushed and save up to 11 gallons (41 L) of water per day by installing a toilet tank bank.

Completed
One-Time Action

Feed


  • Leslie Galindo 4/24/2020 3:24 PM
    Toeday, I'm feeling weary of being home constantly.  I live out in the boonies and the cifi connection is horrible making my workdays draaaaag.  I hipe Monday is better. I will be outside a lot over the weekend, God willing.

  • Leslie Galindo 4/08/2020 2:29 PM
    We had our exam 3 today and I did great!  Just wanted to tell someone!!!

  • Leslie Galindo 4/04/2020 12:48 PM
    Great week!  On the upside I am being more aware of my water usage when I am in the kitchen and in the restroom.  On the downside I am more aware of how wasteful  my family is.  Working on that.

  • Leslie Galindo 3/25/2020 10:18 AM
    Well I dint get to do the micro greens with the class do that’s a bummer but I am excited to try it on my own anyway.  

  • Leslie Galindo 3/04/2020 11:09 AM
    I am hoping that with our micro greens I will improve my brown thumb and complete the two challenges I haven't yet.

  • Leslie Galindo 3/02/2020 2:48 PM
    I have definitely been more mindful about the choices I make. When I am shopping I'm thinking, do I need this, why am I buying this, no, I don't need a bag When eating out, no I don't need a straw, I'm having conversations about vegetarian meals, etc.  Doing better...

  • Leslie Galindo 2/21/2020 12:03 PM
    Davina Hathaway shared this information: I got the following links from David Rodriguez (Green Architect Speaker) after reaching out to him on researching rain barrels for my home. Here are the links he sent. I hope this helps you Leslie and anyone else who is interested in their home, apartment or possibly dorm. https://wateruniversity.tamu.edu/rainwater-harvesting/rain-barrels/     
    http://www.texasrainfallcatchment.com/index.php?page=barrel

  • Leslie Galindo 2/21/2020 11:35 AM
    Solutions to overpopulation and over consumption :
    Over Population:  incentives for having less kids and better healthcare so that singles and families can have a better understanding of why less children is a better option and the resources to keep from getting pregnant.

    Over Consumption: Economic incentives, to re-use more and buy new less. Business and individuals would see breaks for re-using, second hand buying.  Using sales tax as a way to discourage new and buy used. Making new items more cost effective if you buy smarter. 

  • Leslie Galindo 2/14/2020 2:26 PM
    Tried to watch theater of life with the family.  Starts out pretty slow.  It’s all subtitles I am fine with.  Sadly Netflix streaming was bad and had to give.  Will try again but ma choose a different documentary 

  • Leslie Galindo 2/12/2020 12:30 PM
    I have gotten two "thumbs up"'s from my family so far.  I am trying to change up our family nights so that we take turns choosing something to do together rather then just dinner.  Little do they know that on my nights we will be doing something to do with sustainability. Suckers.