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February 27 - March 20, 2019
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February 27 - March 20, 2019

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

To inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse.

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Team Impact

  • up to
    110
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    102
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • up to
    420
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    34
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    3,000
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    3
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    635
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    10
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    15
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    256
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,350
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    5
    neighbors
    met
  • up to
    15
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,360
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    2
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    21
    people
    helped
  • up to
    9
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    22
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    119
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    2,480
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    4,075
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    21
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    38
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    0
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    2,501
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    82
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    38
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • March 20 at 7:06 PM
    I’m dying to know who wins the Tesla test run! Could have it be me???
  • March 20 at 1:31 PM
    I wish I could have chosen more challenges. I think I could have done more than 6 per day.
  • March 20 at 1:30 PM
    I wish I could have chosen more challenges!
  • March 20 at 12:05 PM
    So I have a hot tub.  It uses a lot of energy in the winter even though it is really insulated.  So this winter I emptied it and did not use in the winter to save energy.  Now we will only use it in the spring, summer and fall.  We saved SO much energy this winter!  And a hot tub is almost a necessity for a horticulturist because of the nature...
  • March 20 at 11:58 AM
    On this last day of the challenge I am reflecting on what I might have learned from it. I think that my take-away is a greater sense of eco-consciousness. (Is that a word?) I'm definitely more acutely aware of what I use, reuse, recycle and, especially, what I throw away. For instance, previously I would have tossed this bottle into the...
  • March 20 at 11:48 AM
    I saved the sustainable restaurants app in my phone notes so I can quick reference it on the go.  Looks like a great source to find newer restaurants around town that I haven't been to before either.  Do recommend.  

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