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February 27 - March 20, 2019
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Melissa Swatek

Community Team

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 633 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    185
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved

Melissa's Actions

Waste

Buy Food And Water Only

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

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Adjust the Thermostat

I will adjust my thermostat down 2 degrees from usual when I use the heat, and up 2 degrees when I use air conditioning.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Power Down the Computer

I will power down my computer and monitor when not using it for more than 2 hours, saving up to (1.1) lbs of CO2 per day that I do this.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Drive Less

I will cut my car trip mileage by only taking necessary trips.

COMPLETED 22
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

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

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

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 Action

Food

Join a Local CSA

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Visit a Local Farm

I will visit a nearby farm to pick my own fruits and veggies.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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