David Hipes

Lab Section A

"Yeah... I like my picture too"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,250 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    60
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    3,384
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Challenges

Community

Get Involved with Student Government

I will start to be active in my student government.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Join an Environmental Justice Group

I will join a student group that is committed to environmental justice. If one doesn't exist, I will begin one.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Become and Equity Leader

I will join a group on campus that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Register to Vote

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Host a Guest Speaker

I will work to get my school to host a guest speaker on an issue that matters to me.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Health

Audit Toxic Plastics

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Health

Cut Out Harmful Self-Care Products

I will check labels on my shampoo, lotions and/or beauty products. I'll replace products that use known carcinogens such as formaldehyde, cocamide diethanolamine, DMDM hydantoin or benzene.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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

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 97
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use Reusable Containers

I will only use reusable containers for my lunches at work or school.

COMPLETED 96
DAILY CHALLENGES

Water

Brush My Teeth Without Running Water

I will save up to 8 gallons (30 L) of water each day by turning it off while brushing my teeth.

COMPLETED 96
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products

I will research toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies and personal care products and remove them from my home.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Meal Planning

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

COMPLETED 96
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 Challenge

Energy

Ditch The AC

I will use a fan instead of a window air conditioner.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water

If It's Yellow Let It Mellow

I will save up to 12 gallons (45 L) of water a day by flushing only when necessary.

COMPLETED 98
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 91
DAILY CHALLENGES

Nature

Class or Extracurricular Meetings Outside

I will host a meeting or class outside.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Go for a Hike

I will take a 60-minute hike in nature.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

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 Challenge

Food

Advocate for Food Options

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Watch a Documentary

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

Nature

Explore Campus Nature

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

Nature

Attend or Join an Outdoor Club

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

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 Challenge

Create Your Own Action

hw challenge

My goal is to get most teachers to accept hw by email. I chose this challenge because it can potentially a lot of paper

COMPLETED 17
DAILY CHALLENGES

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