David Parsons

Lab Section A

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 695 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    120
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    12
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    12
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    135
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    1,185
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Challenges

Water

Watch A Water Documentary

I will watch a documentary about water and the environment.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water

Ditch Microbeads

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

Health

Audit Toxic Plastics

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Lobby for Reusables

I will lobby my workplace to have reusable dishes and silverware in order to minimize disposables.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Class or Extracurricular Meetings Outside

I will host a meeting or class outside.

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

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

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

Water

Wash Only Full Loads of Laundry

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

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

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

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 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

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

Waste

Launch Recycling

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

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

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 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

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

Waste

Reduce Unwanted Mail

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Go for a Hike

I will take a 45-minute hike in nature.

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

Nature

Enjoy the Sunrise/Sunset

I will enjoy the sunrise and/or sunset each day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY CHALLENGES

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 15-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Meal Planning

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

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

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 3 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients per day.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Gratitude

I will write down three things that I am grateful for each day OR reach out to thank someone who's doing something positive for our world's health and well-being each day.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 60 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Join a Quit-Smoking Program

I will join a smoking cessation program, and stick with it during the challenge, cutting out harmful air pollutants while improving my own health.

COMPLETED 3
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 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

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 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

I will source 3 meal(s) per day from local producers.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY CHALLENGES

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