Alex Carney

Drew University Theological School

Points Total

  • 20 Today
  • 20 This Week
  • 719 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1,244
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    17
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    17
    miles
    travelled by foot
  • up to
    75
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    90
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    900
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    510
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen

Challenges

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 16 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 1,600 lbs of C02 over the course of the next year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Skip the Straw

Plastic bags and small plastic pieces like straws are most likely to get swept into our waterways. I will keep 3 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 25 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 1 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to 0.83 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 17 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Disconnect from Email

I will disconnect from my email when not at work or school.

COMPLETED 17 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 Challenge

Health

Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns

I will spend 30 minutes researching environmental justice concerns in my region, their causes, and local initiatives to address these concerns.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Health

Exercise Daily

Exercise is a great stress blaster! I will exercise for 45 minute(s) each day.

COMPLETED 20 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Simplicity Disconnect from Email
    Notice how much time you were spending checking email away from work and make note of that. Now that you have stepped away from it and have not been checking, what changes are you noticing in your thoughts, use of time, stress and energy levels?

    Alex Carney 8/30/2018 6:49 PM
    I realize that people are generally going to answer the emails I send at the same time regardless of if I send them at night or in the morning during business hours.  Most things just aren't that serious.
  • Reflection Question
    Health Exercise Daily
    How can you incorporate other personal values (like quality time with friends or spending time in nature) into your exercise routine?

    Alex Carney 8/30/2018 6:48 PM
    I went to the gym with my girlfriend and spent my time listening to music I enjoy