Brhianna Malcolm

USU Sustainability Corps

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 550 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    147
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    35
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    2
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    5
    conversations
    with people

Challenges

Ecological Principles

Advocate for Sustainability

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Food

Whole Foods Diet

I will enjoy 3 meal(s) free of processed foods each day this week.

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Visit a Local Farm

I will visit a nearby farm to pick my own fruits and veggies.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

I will save up to 15 gallons (56 L) of water a day by installing a low-flow showerhead.

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

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Consumption and Economy

Track my Purchases

I will maintain a record of all my purchases.

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 3 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day this week.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Use Muscle Power

I will only use muscle-powered transportation this week.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

A Call to Sustainability

Start a Sustainability Journal

I will start a sustainability journal, capturing my thoughts, concerns and learning about sustainability issues.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Ecological Principles

Join An Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community.

Uncompleted
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.

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 17.72 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Visions of Sustainability

Eco-friendly Gardening

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

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

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 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

Transportation

Go by Bike

I will commute by bike 10 mile(s) each day this week and avoid sending up to 57.62 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 3 meal(s) with zero waste each day this week.

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

Support Local Food Systems

I will source 3 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

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.

Uncompleted
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

Consumption and Economy

Buy Only What I Need

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

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

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

Community

Sign a Petition

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Community

Pick Up Litter

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

A Call to Sustainability

Research Local Organizations

I will learn what local organizations are working on sustainability issues and how I can get involved.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Ecological Principles

Practice Gratitude for Earth

This week, I will spend 5 minute(s) each day outside, practicing gratitude (prayer, meditation, journaling, etc.) for Earth and the nature surrounding me.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

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 Challenge

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 10 mile(s) each day this week instead of driving and avoid sending up to 62.52 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Consumption and Economy

Support Local Businesses

I will buy from local businesses instead of shopping online.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 15 meatless meal(s) and/or 6 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Feed


  • Brhianna Malcolm 2/15/2018 9:37 AM
    Here is a cool Youtube documentary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCT5HsUi7VE

  • Brhianna Malcolm 2/08/2018 10:49 AM
    Everyone follow this link and watch this Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fACkb2u1ULY

    Also, here is a Footprint  Calculator:  footprintcalculator.org
    Have fun,
    Brhianna 

  • Brhianna Malcolm 1/30/2018 9:46 AM
    Hi all,

    This is just a portal/site for you to use to create discussion with other team member and even other teams registered with this site.  Also, it has an area for you to take action in sustainable practices and get points.  

    Don't feel pressured to use this, but it could be fun! 
    Brhianna