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August 18 - December 31, 2020

Foundations and Practice of Sustainability 2020

Washington University in St. Louis

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  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 2,001 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    12
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    26
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    337
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    6
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    11
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    7
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    35
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    5
    neighbors
    met
  • up to
    14
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,365
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    2
    people
    helped
  • up to
    18
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    4
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    22
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    45,120
    gallons of water
    have been saved

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  • December 29 at 3:28 PM
    For the food challenge I selected to have a certain number of meatless or vegan meals for the week. I normally do not eat animal meat, but I do eat eggs sometimes. So I decided to have 7 vegan meals for this week- one for each day of the week. I realized it was a bit harder to plan things out as my normal diet includes some animal products. It...
  • December 27 at 12:37 PM
    In New York City, there are always some bits of litter to pick up even though there are bins and recycling bins on almost every corner. So, it was not hard to pick up bits here and there. I used gloves as I usually do when I pick up trash and got some weird looks from people, but I was able to talk to some people in my building who were curious...
  • December 27 at 12:17 PM
    I selected to reduce my footprint for the  Ecological Principles challenge. I spoke with my mom in NYC about reducing our footprint. We spoke about kitchen roll and how reusable tea towels save money and waste. She agreed she would not buy a kitchen roll going forward, but instead use the reusable tea towels we have. We also decided that for...
  • December 20 at 12:29 PM
    I think we focus to much on stuff. We now have more external storage then possible needed. I'm not a huge fan of stuff. Stuff requires resources. Resources in money and time. It takes money to purchase and time to maintain, move and throw away. There is not enough time to appreciate ALL the things we have. 
  • December 10 at 11:51 AM
    I haven't used transit as much as I would like as of late. Changed reporting location for work. This choice has me in a company truck most of the day. This self inflicted choice has really had a negative impact on my mental state. 
  • December 9 at 7:12 PM
    I work from home so don't drive very much anyway. But I walked to the grocery store and Walgreens this week instead of driving. Good exercise and did a little bit to reduce putting pollution in the air. 

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