Adam Garrity

Actioneers of EVPP 480

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 806 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    2
    people
    helped
  • up to
    50
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    3
    neighbors
    met

Challenges

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

Consumption and Economy

Support a Sharing Economy

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water

Fix Leaky Faucets

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 9 gallons (34 L) of water per faucet every day.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Consumption and Economy

Track my Purchases

I will maintain a record of all my purchases.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Consumption and Economy

Support Local Businesses

I will buy from local businesses instead of shopping online.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Consumption and Economy

Buy Only What I Need

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Locally-Sourced Meals

I will source 2 meal(s) from local producers each day this week.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 2 mile(s) each day this week instead of driving and avoid sending up to 12.06 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Use Muscle Power

I will only use muscle-powered transportation this week.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Use Public Transit

I will use public transit 10 mile(s) each day this week and avoid sending up to 15.49 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Community

Host a House Party

I will host a house party to watch a movie or present a guest speaker on an environmental issue that matters to me.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Help Others

I will offer to help 2 person(s) who are in need this week.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Meet My Neighbors

I will meet 3 new neighbor(s) this week.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Water

Learn About My Watershed

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Water

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Ecological Principles

Research Renewable Energy Options

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Ecological Principles

Advocate for Sustainability

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

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 Challenge

Ecological Principles

Practice Gratitude for Earth

This week, I will spend 25 minute(s) each day outside, practicing gratitude (prayer, meditation, journaling, etc.) for Earth and the nature surrounding me.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Ecological Principles

Join An Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Food

Advocate for More Food Options

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 4 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day this week.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

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