Reina Vazquez

UCF Sustainable Training Series 2020

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 292 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    2
    people
    helped
  • up to
    21
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    94,204
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    21
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Reina's Actions

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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Visions of Sustainability

Eco-friendly Gardening

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

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Visions of Sustainability

Launch a Recycling Program

I will start a recycling program at my workplace or school. If a recycling program exists, I will advocate for ways to improve and expand it.

Completed
One-Time Action

Visions of Sustainability

Install Alternative Energy

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

Uncompleted
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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.

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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 Action

Consumption and Economy

Support Local Businesses

I will buy from local businesses instead of shopping online.

Completed
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Consumption and Economy

Track my Purchases

I will maintain a record of all my purchases.

Completed
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Consumption and Economy

Support a Sharing Economy

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Consumption and Economy

Buy Only What I Need

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

Uncompleted
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Community

Help Others

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

Completed
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Community

Meet My Neighbors

I will meet 2 new neighbor(s) this week.

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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.

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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

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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One-Time Action

Water

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency.

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Water

Take Back the Tap

I will start a 'Take Back the Tap' campaign on my campus.

Uncompleted
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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 Action

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 3 disposable plastic bottle(s) each day this week.

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

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

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

Advocate for More Food Options

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

Uncompleted
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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.

Completed
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Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

Uncompleted
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Ecological Principles

Research Renewable Energy Options

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

Uncompleted
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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.

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Ecological Principles

Join An Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

A Call to Sustainability

Start a Sustainability Journal

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

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A Call to Sustainability

Research Local Organizations

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

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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.

Completed
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  • Reina Vazquez 3/10/2020 6:44 PM
    action and awareness must be taken to protect Both flora and fauna are types of biotic elements of a given ecosystem, that is, they are living elements that integrate and in many cases constitute a specific biome of our planet.
    carnivorous Pitcher plants



  • Reina Vazquez 2/11/2020 7:05 PM
    My challange is to teach and raise awareness about recycling for the care of the planet, our beautiful beaches and nature that we all come to enjoy so much.
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  • Reina Vazquez 2/11/2020 6:58 PM
    •  My challenge is to teach and raise awareness about recycling for the care of the planet, our beautiful beaches and nature that we enjoy so much.
      nature.jpg 49.82 KB