Veronica Marquez

TCU Frogs 2019

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,038 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    15
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    28
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    420
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    3
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    2
    miles
    travelled by foot
  • up to
    14
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    7
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,395
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    7
    whole food meals
    consumed

Challenges

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.

Completed
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

Visions of Sustainability

Contact Decision Makers

I will write 1 letter(s) or email(s) and/or make 2 call(s) this week to a public official or company to advocate for planet-friendly policies or something else I believe in.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Visions of Sustainability

Become a Master Recycler/Composter

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Visions of Sustainability

Install Alternative Energy

I will install alternative energy systems, such as solar electric systems or solar water heaters.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Consumption and Economy

Personal Waste Audit

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

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

Transportation

Advocate for Greener Vehicles

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 2 mile(s) each day this week instead of driving and avoid sending up to 15.35 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

Completed
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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Whole Foods Diet

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

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

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

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

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 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

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 3 meatless meal(s) and/or 1 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

Completed
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

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 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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Feed


  • Veronica Marquez 4/29/2019 11:29 AM
    I’ve started my own garden. I’m committed to growing my own food and have had my family to participate so that they can appreciate the time it’s takes to grow plants.

  • Veronica Marquez 4/29/2019 11:13 AM
    I have spent a significant amount of time outside on a regular basis. I began working at a botanic garden and am surrounded by those who cherish ecological beauty.