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February 27 - March 20, 2019
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Suzanne Matthiessen

Community Team

"We ALL lead by the example we extend in whatever sphere of influence we have, in any given situation or interaction. To live a truly sustainable lifestyle, our outer actions must transparently reflect our inner values and virtues - and vice versa - in other words, our *doing* must be aligned with our *being* if we wish to have a contagiously positive and authentic impact. In my conscious awareness skills training and advising work, I teach how to attain inner/outer balance and harmony as a form of service to our fellow human beings and the planet we all share. I advocate for the new triple bottom line: People, Planet and Purpose (beyond Profits). "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 709 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    440
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    10
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    16
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    18
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    16
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    20
    minutes
    spent outdoors

Suzanne's Actions

Simplicity

Donate Unneeded Materials

I will donate unneeded materials to craft shops or places like the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Cook New Recipes

I will cook a new recipe every day that features organic and/or local ingredients.

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

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 Action

Health

Support Pollution Reduction

I will spend at least 10 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

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

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) per day.

COMPLETED 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 20 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Try an Outdoor Recreational Activity

I will try paddling, camping, biking or another outdoor recreational activity

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Connect with a Nonprofit

I will connect with a local nonprofit, environmental or otherwise, and find out how I can get involved or become a member.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 1-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 20
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Share My Actions

I will make my sustainability actions visible with a lawn sign or bumper sticker, or by posting to my social media networks.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

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 3
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Suzanne Matthiessen's avatar
    Suzanne Matthiessen 3/18/2019 10:42 AM
    This was supposed to be in my previous post today:

    Living up in Hermitage right now has made it challenging to drive down to attend Pittsburgh events on regular basis. I hope that will change in the near future as I want to be a contributor and supporter of the positive, proactive sustainability work that is taking place. 

  • Suzanne Matthiessen's avatar
    Suzanne Matthiessen 3/18/2019 10:29 AM
    Looking forward to meeting the Sustainable Pittsburgh team and many like-minded attendees at the Finale & Awards Celebration this Thursday, as well as learning how I can be of service to the Big Picture shared visions of this network within the Greater Pittsburgh Area. 


  • Suzanne Matthiessen's avatar
    Suzanne Matthiessen 3/17/2019 6:53 AM
    I currently live in Hermitage (moved here from California several years ago to be with my boyfriend), and feel isolated from people who share the same commitment to a holistic, consciously sustainable lifestyle. I've already been doing many of these actions, but joined this challenge to be part of a network of greater Pittsburgh are people dedicated to Leading The Change, as I know we are stronger together.

  • Suzanne Matthiessen's avatar
    Suzanne Matthiessen 3/10/2019 8:32 AM
    Hello - I choose the daily cooking new organic recipes challenge, but it continues to say I've chosen zero meals. ?

    • Hayden Sloan's avatar
      Hayden Sloan 3/13/2019 6:28 AM
      Hi Suzanne, did you get it to work? If you still need help troubleshooting, email info@sustainablepittsburgh.org.