Julie Chan

Green Cup 2019 WGE

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 728 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    885
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    105
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    21
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    105
    miles
    travelled by foot
  • up to
    21
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    105
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    126
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    63
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    168
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    5
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 5 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 21 OF 33
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Go Paperless

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by opting into paperless billing and ending unwanted subscriptions.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Launch a Recycling Program

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

Completed
One-Time 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

Transportation

Conduct Virtual Meetings

I will not travel for meetings and will instead conduct them virtually.

COMPLETED 21 OF 33
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 Challenge

Waste

Choose Two-Sided Printing

I will save up to .21 lbs (.09 kg) of paper each day by switching from one-sided printing to two-sided at work or school.

COMPLETED 21 OF 33
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 21 OF 33
DAILY 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 21 OF 33
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 6 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 21 OF 33
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

Brush My Teeth Without Running Water

I will save up to 8 gallons (30 L) of water each day by turning it off while brushing my teeth.

COMPLETED 21 OF 33
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Compost Food Waste

I will avoid sending up to .69 lbs (.31 kg) of food waste to the landfill each day by composting my food or learning how to.

COMPLETED 21 OF 33
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Find Local Recycling Depots

I will spend at least 5 minutes finding out where to recycle the recyclable items that I can't put in my curbside bin.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Heat and Cool Naturally

I will naturally heat and cool my house, office, or dorm room by opening or closing my windows, curtains, and blinds, and by using fans.

COMPLETED 21 OF 33
DAILY CHALLENGE

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 5 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to 5.48 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 21 OF 33
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Organize a Course

I will organize NWEI's discussion course 'Voluntary Simplicity' with my family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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