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February 27 - March 20, 2019
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Jaime Lee

GSPIA alums

"A person's work is to honor the personhood of all living creatures."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 753 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    28
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    195
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    60
    minutes
    spent learning

Jaime's Actions

Energy

Consider Switching to an Electric Vehicle

I will at least 30 minutesr esearching or test driving an electric car or bike.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Support Pollution Reduction

I will spend at least 30 minutes learning 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 Action

Food

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary film about food with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Health

Sign Up for Air Quality Alerts

I will sign up to receive local Air Quality Alerts via EnviroFlash email notification

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Spend Time Outside

I will replace 15 minute(s) per day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Tend a Garden

I will tend to a garden each day, or work on starting one.

COMPLETED 20
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

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 Action

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

I will plant an herb garden in my home, workplace, or dorm room.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Join a Local CSA

I will sign up for a local CSA (Consumer-supported Agriculture).

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Health

More Fruits and Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 2 cups of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Reduce Unwanted Mail

I will reduce the amount of unwanted mail I receive (catalogs, phone books, etc.).

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Find Local Recycling Depots

I will find out where to recycle the recyclable items that I can't put in my curbside bin.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Avoid Disposables

I will not use any disposable straws, plates, cups, or cutlery.

COMPLETED 19
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Become a Master Recycler/Composter

I will sign up for one of Pennsylvania Resource Council's workshops on composting, rainwater conservation, home health and other conservation topics.

Completed
One-Time Action

Create Your Own Action

Build a Backyard Wildlife Habitat

I'm building brush piles along the tree line in our backyard to provide habitats for birds and resting spaces for butterflies and other species. We have at least 10 species of birds who make this space a home, and I want to make sure they are safe and welcome in this space.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Jaime Lee's avatar
    Jaime Lee 3/13/2019 7:06 AM
    Has anyone switched to green energy for their utilities? Would appreciate any reflections on process, cost, etc.

    • Hayden Sloan's avatar
      Hayden Sloan 3/14/2019 10:47 AM
      We switched to Inspire. There's been a bit of a cost increase, but it's doable for our household. 

    • Katelyn Haas-Conrad's avatar
      Katelyn Haas-Conrad 3/14/2019 7:53 AM
      I believe we use green energy. When I get back next week I'll check and let you know!

  • Jaime Lee's avatar
    Jaime Lee 3/09/2019 7:50 PM
    If you're doing the buy-nothing-new challenge, I hope you've heard of ThredUp. If not, go there immediately! This link makes it easy (and gets us both bonuses): http://www.thredup.com/r/IB4IED

  • Jaime Lee's avatar
    Jaime Lee 3/08/2019 1:32 PM
    Goodbye ValPak, PennySaver, catalogs, and random other junk mail! It takes time, but I'm steadily getting rid of all of this unused paper waste.