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Margot Accola

ISB EcoChallenge Nuria AG - 6

"I want to learn more about vegan lifestyles!"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 915 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    131
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    176
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    575
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    20
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    66
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    54
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    381
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    34
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    78
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    1
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1,230
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    270
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    water collection systems
    installed
  • up to
    38
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Margot's Actions

Energy

Upgrade My Windows

I will upgrade the windows or weatherstripping in my home or office to reduce air leaks and save on energy costs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Learn About Renewable Energy

I will spend 60 minutes learning more about renewable energy alternatives (i.e. solar, wind, biomass) in my region.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 133 lbs of CO2 a month and 1,600 lbs of CO2 over the course of the next year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 3 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

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 a day or 270 (1,020 L) gallons of water a month per faucet.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Core Values

We may find more meaning and joy in life when our actions are aligned with our personal values. I will determine what my top 3-5 core values are so that I can better align my actions with them.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Building Resilience

Eco-friendly Gardening

I will plant native species, landscape with water-efficient plants, and use eco-friendly fertilizers.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Building Resilience

Collect Rain Water

I will create a rain garden or bioswale or use rain barrels to collect water for outdoor watering needs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Building Resilience

Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns

I will spend 20 minutes researching environmental justice and environmental racism concerns in my region, who is affected by them, and local initiatives to address these concerns.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Building Resilience

Learn More about Food Apartheid

What can lack of access to nutritious food affect a community? How can having access to nutritious food help a community become more resilient?

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Building Resilience

Advocate for More Food Options

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Explore My Area

I will explore at least one new hiking trail or nature walk in my area.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Go For A Daily Walk Outside

I will take a walk outside for 15 minutes each day.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Needs Vs. Wants

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Buy Used Clothes

I will spend 25 minutes learning about the perils of fast fashion and will buy my clothes at second-hand stores when I shop.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Limit Social Media

I will limit my social media use to once each day reducing my daily use by 45 minute(s)

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Less Screen Time

I will replace 30 minute(s) of screen time each day with other activities.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Meditate

I will meditate or create a moment of silence for 30 minute(s) each day to reflect on things important to me.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Buy From a Farmers Market

I will purchase produce and meat from a local farmers market or food co-op.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 1 meal(s) with zero-waste each day

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

I will watch 2 documentary(ies) about food sovereignty: the right of local peoples to control their own food systems including markets, ecological resources, food cultures and production methods.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) and/or 0 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

ANY BAG PROJECT SINGLE USE PLASTIC COLLECTION

I will bring in collected single use plastics for aNY Bag Project to ISB to help re-purpose single use plastics into reusable bags, reduce plastic waste in my community, school and a % of proceeds are contribute to City Parks Foundation to help keep our local parks maintained.

Completed
One-Time Action

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