February 27 - March 20, 2019

Kathy Hrabovsky

Allegheny Green

"As a sustainability manager, architect and educator, I focus on the environmental, economic and social aspects of sustainability as I seek to make a difference in our world. "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,116 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    660
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    60
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    660
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    22
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Kathy's Actions

Nature

Join An Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Upgrade My Windows

I will upgrade the windows or weatherstripping in my home or office to reduce air leaks and save on energy costs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

I will try a new method of food preparation, such as canning, pickling, or baking bread.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Take Control

I will develop a plan with my medical professionals to achieve my best health and live my life to the fullest.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Raise Money For a Nonprofit

I will raise money to support Sustainable Pittsburgh or another nonprofit

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 1 meal(s) with zero waste each day.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Disable Screen Savers

I will disable screen savers and will put the computer to sleep instead, saving up to 28% more energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Limit Social Media

I will limit my social media use to once per day.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 30-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater

I will avoid wasting water while waiting for the shower or sink to heat up.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Work-Life Balance

I will not work more than 8 hour days each day to practice work-life balance.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products in my Home

I will spend at least 60 minutes researching toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies and personal care products and remove them from my home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Buy Food And Water Only

I will not purchase anything but food and water during the Challenge.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed


  • Kathy Hrabovsky 3/20/2019 4:23 PM
    Happy Spring!


  • Kathy Hrabovsky 3/20/2019 4:21 PM
    Allegheny Green! It is almost time to finish up your submissions! Thank you all for your dedication and participation! 


  • Kathy Hrabovsky 3/19/2019 5:36 PM
    HEY TEAM! Tomorrow is our last day!!! Let's Race to the Finish with a Few New Posts!!!


  • Kathy Hrabovsky 3/19/2019 5:29 PM
    Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge FINALE on Thursday, 3/21, 5pm-7:30pm!!! Contact Abby or I to reserve your spot! Hope to see you there!!!

    http://sustainablepittsburgh.org/event/sustainable-pittsburgh-challenge-finale-awards-celebration/ 

  • Kathy Hrabovsky 3/18/2019 2:12 PM
    Guess What is Happening at Sustainable Pittsburgh: http://sustainablepittsburgh.org/news/news-events/ 

  • Kathy Hrabovsky 3/18/2019 2:10 PM
    Spring has Sprung at Phipps Conservatory:  https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgxwBWKVZSfZXtZPJnWBscqbFRQbX 

  • Kathy Hrabovsky 3/18/2019 8:18 AM
    The GBA always features interesting, informative and enjoyable events but March and April are particularly jam-packed! Take a look! 

    https://www.go-gba.org/events/


  • Kathy Hrabovsky 3/17/2019 5:24 PM
    It was so beautiful today, sunny but cold, that I walked twice, once at lunch time and once at dinner time. I feel fabulous! 

    https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/5-surprising-benefits-of-walking 

  • Kathy Hrabovsky 3/16/2019 6:54 PM

  • Kathy Hrabovsky 3/16/2019 6:52 PM
    PRC Rain Barrel Workshop - April 10th - East End Food Co-Op, 6:30-8:30pm: http://prc.org/programs/conservation-workshops/watershed-rain-barrels/