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April 17 - May 7, 2017

SOC 228 Spring17

Portland Community College

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 8,742 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    133
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    5
    phone calls
    made to public officials or leaders
  • up to
    45
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • up to
    21
    people
    met
  • up to
    494
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    91
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,160
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    1
    letters or emails
    sent to public officials or leaders
  • up to
    27
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    38
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    427
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    5,700
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    316
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    59
    outdoor meals
    consumed
  • up to
    9,020
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    11
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    people
    helped
  • up to
    86
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    1,035
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    22
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    18
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    32
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    11,417
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    154
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    22
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • May 7 at 11:55 PM
    Researching my water supply was an interesting exercise and I am really glad that I completed that challenge today. Mostly, I found information directly from the Tualatin Valley Water District's website. While Portland has some issues surrounding water, I was reminded today by how lucky we are to live in an area that experiences heavy,...
  • May 7 at 11:22 PM
    The day may have been chilly, but it was nice and bright, so I drew open the shades and opened the window to let natural light as I worked. I also did some cleaning and decluttering. Sometimes I forget how nice it is to have the windows open, to sometimes feel a slight breeze, and get fresh air flowing through the house. And hearing the subtle...
  • May 7 at 11:17 PM
    This challenge has been a good way to keep track of my small efforts to be more sustainable in my life. Each little bit counts, and even if I'm just turning off a light that isn't being used, if many people are doing the same thing it adds up. 
  • May 7 at 11:08 PM
    Between the sunshine, donation trip to Value Village, and time weeding in the backyard, it was a big win for the last day of the EcoChallenge.  I will keep up these efforts whenever I can.
  • May 7 at 11:05 PM
    Over the last three weeks I've made a more conscious effort to adjust my habits and live a lifestyle that is less dependent on natural resources. With midterms rolling around, I've chosen to drink coffee at home in my own mug rather than driving to get coffee in a paper cup.  With weather getting nicer and less rainy, I've walked to most of my...
  • May 7 at 10:50 PM
    I am glad, that this challenge has transformed me into a different person. I have adopted the challenges, and they are now part of me and my family. 

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