Alex Canchola

Lab Section D

"Hi I'm Alex! #points"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,211 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    6,720
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    40
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    99
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    8,144
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Alex's Actions

Health

Avoid Artificial Sweeteners

I will cut out or reduce all artificial sweeteners in my diet, especially acesulfame potassium, aspartame, sucralose and saccharin - all which can decrease human health and pollute our waterways.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Go for a Hike

I will take a 40-minute hike in nature.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Reduce Dining Hall Waste

I will carefully fill my plate in the dining hall and take only what I can eat. I'll also inquire about ways to improve composting and use of recyclable foodware.

COMPLETED 71
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Get Involved In Local/Campus Conservation

I will get involved in a local or campus conservation project, volunteering my time or researching local conservation issues.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Work With Student Housing

I will work with RAs/student housing to reduce water usage by posting signs in laundry rooms/common areas.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Attend or Join an Outdoor Club

I will go to an outdoor club or similar group's meeting or event.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Volunteer in my Community/on Campus

I will volunteer 99 hour(s) in my community or on campus.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Lobby For Rain Water Catchment

I will propose that my school install rain gardens and/or bioswales instead of directing run-off to sewers.

Completed
One-Time Action

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

Water

Protect Clean Water

I will join one of the Waterkeeper Alliance's clean water campaigns to combat pollution and preserve clean water sources.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary about food with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Watch A Water Documentary

I will watch a documentary about water and the environment.

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

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

I will plant an herb garden or window pot in my home, workplace, or dorm room.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Research My Water Supply

I will learn more about my own local watershed and where my water comes from and identify any conservation or water quality issues.

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

Waste

Advocate For Composting

I will advocate for a composting program at my school. If a composting program exists, I will advocate ways to improve and expand it.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Advocate for Bicycles

I will work with my school to make my campus more bike friendly.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Support a Sharing Economy

I will create or support a sharing economy with friends or on campus.

COMPLETED 25
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

5-Minute Showers

I will save up to 20 gallons (75 L) of water each day by taking 5-minute showers.

COMPLETED 28
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Audit Toxic Plastics

I will avoid buying toxic plastics, including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Organize a Course

I will organize NWEI's discussion course 'Voluntary Simplicity' with my family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Advocate for Greener Vehicles

I will assess the vehicles used by my company or college and advocate for a purchasing policy focused on fuel-efficient vehicles.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Organize a Course

I will organize one of NWEI's discussion courses on food sustainability, 'Menu for the Future' or 'Hungry for Change', with my family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 120 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 56
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Advocate for Food Options

I will advocate for local and/or organic food options on campus.

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

Community

Register to Vote

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Explore Campus Nature

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Class or Extracurricular Meetings Outside

I will host a meeting or class outside.

Completed
One-Time Action

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