February 27 - March 20, 2019

Beth Neal

PITTSBURGH ZOO PANGOLINS

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 934 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    56
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    480
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    60
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    28
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed

Challenges

Waste

Reduce Unwanted Mail

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

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 Challenge

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 Challenge

Health

Sign Up for Air Quality Alerts

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant

I will use the Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant finder to choose a Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant when I dine out.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 40 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products in my Home

I will spend at least 30 minutes researching toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies and personal care products and remove them from my home.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Avoid Disposables

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

COMPLETED 19
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 Challenge

Energy

Turn it off

I will keep lights, electronics, and appliances turned off when not using them.

COMPLETED 20
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

I will enjoy 2 meatless meal(s) per day.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 1,600 lbs of C02 over the course of the next year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Join a Local CSA

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Heat and Cool Naturally

I will naturally heat and cool my house, office, or dorm room by opening or closing my windows, curtains, and blinds, and by using fans.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

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  • Beth Neal 3/20/2019 1:27 PM
    This was a great challenge to participate in!  

  • Beth Neal 3/20/2019 1:27 PM
    This was a great challenge to participate in!  

  • Beth Neal 3/20/2019 1:27 PM
    This was a great challenge to participate in!  

  • Beth Neal 3/19/2019 7:04 AM
    Incorporating up-cycled items into many of our Zoo Camp projects.  Keep saving those bottle caps!

  • Beth Neal 3/18/2019 10:34 AM
    I have made the switch to cloth napkins at home.  I'm still working on eliminating paper towels, but I definitely use less!

  • Beth Neal 3/16/2019 12:06 PM
    I saw a bald eagle (twice!) while at North Park this morning.  Our actions do make a difference! 

  • Beth Neal 3/14/2019 8:51 AM
    Keep up the good work!! :) 

  • Beth Neal 3/10/2019 10:07 AM
    Our team is in first place with 10 days to go. Keep up the good work!! 

  • Beth Neal 3/09/2019 7:37 AM

  • Beth Neal 3/03/2019 6:07 AM
    Reusable produce bags are an easy way to cut down on single-use plastic bags!
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