Murray Noble

Lab Section D

"Saving that energy = saving that environment."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,596 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    20
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    2
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    1,580
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Murray's Actions

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 Action

Health

Support Polution Reduction

I will learn about water and air quality issues in my area, how they are impacting human and environmental health, and how I can help.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Class or Extracurricular Meetings Outside

I will host a meeting or class outside.

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

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 Action

Simplicity

Study Breaks

I will take regular study breaks to de-stress.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Disconnect from Email

I will disconnect from my email when not working or studying.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Track my Purchases

I will maintain a record of all my purchases.

COMPLETED 29
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Needs vs. Wants

I will adopt a "Needs Vs. Wants" approach and only buy things I need.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

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

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

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

Energy

Ditch The AC

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 40
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

Energy

Ditch The Halogen Desk Lamp

I will replace my halogen desk lamp with an LED bulb.

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

Transportation

Drive Less

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

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Watch A Water Documentary

I will watch a documentary about water and the environment.

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

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 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Go for a Hike

I will take a 20-minute hike in nature.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Join my Residence Hall Board

I will join my residence hall group/board and advocate for change where needed.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Register to Vote

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Volunteer in my Community/on Campus

I will volunteer 2 hour(s) in my community or on campus.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Get Involved with Student Government

I will start to be active in my student government.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Audit Toxic Plastics

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

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

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

Health

Skip Partying

I will refrain from going out during the week and instead choose sober and healthy activities like exercising, advocating for change and getting outdoors.

COMPLETED 28
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Avoid Disposables

I will not use any disposable plates, cups, or cutlery.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Reduce Unwanted Mail

I will reduce the amount of unwanted mail I receive (catalogs, phone books, etc.).

Completed
One-Time Action

Create Your Own Action

Short Showers!

Take 5 showers of 3 minutes or less. The goal is to conserve water and bring awareness to the amount of water wasted in the shower.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Advocate for Food Options

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Feed