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Michele Allen-Franklin

TCU Sustainable Frogs

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 855 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    4
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    61
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    13
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    372
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2,892
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Michele's Actions

Water

Ditch Microbeads

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Go for a Hike

I will take a 30-minute hike in nature.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Shop at Farmers Market

I will purchase produce and meat from a local farmers market or food co-op, or join a CSA.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Class or Extracurricular Meetings Outside

I will host a meeting or class outside.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 63
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Recycle Everything I Can

I will recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community.

COMPLETED 63
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Print Double Sided

I will save up to .21 lbs (.09 kg) of paper per day by switching from one-sided printing to two-sided.

COMPLETED 63
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

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

COMPLETED 61
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Register to Vote

I will register to vote with my state or local election office.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 4 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

I will save up to 15 gallons (56 L) of water a day by installing a low-flow showerhead.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 6 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 62
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

De-Clutter

I will de-clutter, clean, and donate or recycle unneeded items in my home.

COMPLETED 61
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Explore Campus Nature

I will spend time getting acquainted with the nature on or near my campus.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Study Breaks

I will take regular study breaks to de-stress.

COMPLETED 63
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Disable Screen Savers

I will disable screen savers and will put the computer to sleep instead, saving up to 28% % more energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Fix Leaky Faucets

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 9 gallons (34 L) of water per faucet every day.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Wash Only Full Loads of Laundry

I will conserve water by only doing full loads of laundry.

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Michele Allen-Franklin 5/08/2017 6:22 PM
    Getting the last bit of use from the sunlight before I go inside and use electricity.

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    Michele Allen-Franklin 3/28/2017 8:53 PM
    Planted some tomatoes today. Looking forward to seeing them grow!

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    Michele Allen-Franklin 3/25/2017 11:05 PM
    Up late studying with one light on.

    • Spencer Nevills's avatar
      Spencer Nevills 4/05/2017 12:49 PM
      I prefer studying in the moonlight, you should try it too its very relaxing.

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    Michele Allen-Franklin 3/24/2017 10:06 AM
    The sun is shining after a brief rain shower. Get out there and enjoy the sun for the few hours it is available!

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    Michele Allen-Franklin 3/23/2017 8:21 AM
    My husband and I went out this weekend and bought some cloth napkins to use when we eat.  We also bought some wooden chop sticks so when we eat out we're not using the plastic cutlery.

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    Michele Allen-Franklin 3/14/2017 5:57 AM
    It's spring break and it's hard to keep up with the challenge.  It makes me realize that I still have a lot more work to do in living a sustainable life.