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Dany Aziz (Cho)

YCP Microeconomics Fall 2022

"my mission is to reduce the carbon footprint not just mine but even the people around me"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 881 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    44
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    27
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    27
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    38
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    118
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    1.0
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    450
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    150
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    2.0
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    23
    neighbors
    met
  • up to
    21
    people
    helped
  • up to
    1.0
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent learning

Dany's Actions

Health

Know My health

I will get my Core Four Biometrics tests (blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and BMI).

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Support Local Pollinators

At least 30% of crops and 90% of flowering plants rely on pollinators to produce fruit. I will spend 10 minutes researching which plants support local native pollinators and plant some in my yard or local community garden.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Personal Waste Audit

I will collect all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash to raise my awareness of how much I send to the landfill.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of plants and trees at my home or work.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

I will save up to 15 gal (56 L) of water a day or 450 gal (1,680 L) a month by installing a low-flow showerhead.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Eco-friendly Gardening

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater

I will avoid wasting water while waiting for the shower or sink to heat up.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Happiness

I will write down three things every day that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Help Others

I will offer to help 2 person(s) who are in need each day.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Meet My Neighbors

I will meet 2 new neighbor(s) each day.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Power Down the Computer

I will power down my computer and monitor when not using it for more than 2 hours, saving up to (1.1) lbs of CO2 each day that I do this.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Join An Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community while observing best practices in my region for not spreading COVID-19.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Launch a Recycling Program

I will start a recycling program at my workplace, dorm, or elsewhere on campus.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Go For A Daily Walk Outside

I will take a walk outside for 30 minutes each day.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Work-Life Balance

I will not work more than 8 hour days each day to practice work-life balance.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Needs Vs. Wants

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

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

I will eat all of my meals without distractions, e.g., phone, computer, TV, or newspaper.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

I will try a new method of food preparation, such as canning, pickling, or baking bread.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Reduce Animal Products

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

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Car Share

I will sign up for a car-sharing service or organize car sharing with my neighbors or classmates to cut down on the number of vehicles on the road.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 2 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Health Know My health
    How do you deal with the physical and emotional stress of the big problems we face? How can you help others cope?

    Dany Aziz (Cho)'s avatar
    Dany Aziz (Cho) 10/24/2022 9:33 AM
    sleep is the bets way to deal with emotional stress
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Personal Waste Audit
    Why is it so difficult to understand the impacts our purchases and waste have on other people, animals, and places? How might your experience with this challenge impact your future consumption and choices?

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    Dany Aziz (Cho) 10/21/2022 8:42 PM
    because some people might be inconsiderate towards other living things and only care about themselves this challenge will make me more cautious about nature in general in the future

  • Reflection Question
    Waste Personal Waste Audit
    Why is it so difficult to understand the impacts our purchases and waste have on other people, animals, and places? How might your experience with this challenge impact your future consumption and choices?

    Dany Aziz (Cho)'s avatar
    Dany Aziz (Cho) 10/21/2022 8:42 PM
    because some people might be inconsiderate towards other living things and only care about themselves this challenge will make me more cautious about nature in general in the future

  • Reflection Question
    Nature Support Local Pollinators
    Why is it important to take care of pollinators?

    Dany Aziz (Cho)'s avatar
    Dany Aziz (Cho) 10/21/2022 8:41 PM
    because they help plants grow naturally 
  • Reflection Question
    Water Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants
    Where are your nearest natural bodies of water? How might they be affected by runoff?

    Dany Aziz (Cho)'s avatar
    Dany Aziz (Cho) 10/21/2022 8:39 PM
    they can be affected by run off by making it dry out killing animals that live in it causing a crisis
  • Reflection Question
    Water Install a Low-Flow Showerhead
    How can your region/household prepare for changing water situations in order to become more resilient?

    Dany Aziz (Cho)'s avatar
    Dany Aziz (Cho) 10/21/2022 8:38 PM
    they can use natural sources of water like rainfall and lakes 
  • Reflection Question
    Water Eco-friendly Gardening
    What are the most prominent water concerns in your area? Examples include drought, flooding, pollution, access, security, and privatization.

    Dany Aziz (Cho)'s avatar
    Dany Aziz (Cho) 10/21/2022 8:37 PM
    flooding since this part of the state has a lot of rainfall 
  • Reflection Question
    Water Eco-friendly Gardening
    What are the most prominent water concerns in your area? Examples include drought, flooding, pollution, access, security, and privatization.

    Dany Aziz (Cho)'s avatar
    Dany Aziz (Cho) 10/21/2022 8:37 PM
    flooding since this part of the state has a lot of rainfall 
  • Reflection Question
    Water Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater
    How do you think climate change will affect your region’s water supply? Think about the effects of weather, storms, salinity, and sea level rise, among other changes. How can you find out more about climate change’s impact to your region's water?

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    Dany Aziz (Cho) 10/13/2022 5:39 PM
    googling is the easiest way about finding out the climate change effect on a region's water supply. Weather will change drastically water levels will rise so much more than what it is 
  • Reflection Question
    Health Happiness
    How does/can practicing gratitude keep you centered and motivated to work for a better world?

    Dany Aziz (Cho)'s avatar
    Dany Aziz (Cho) 10/13/2022 5:35 PM
    showing gratitude as well as receiving gratitude can give you a boost of positivity that will make you more productive throughout the day