Bharat Choudhary

Green Revolution

"Environment Sustainability – New Way of Life "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,969 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    115
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    15
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    171
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,620
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    0
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    72
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,080
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    170
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    5
    donations
    made
  • up to
    108
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    4,050
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    52
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    36
    whole food meals
    consumed

Challenges

Transportation

Improve a Bus Stop

I will improve a bus stop in my neighborhood by posting the stop schedule, adding seating or shelter, adding art or flowers, picking up litter, or some other small improvement.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Find Local Recycling Depots

I will spend at least 15 minutes finding out where to recycle the recyclable items that I can't put in my curbside bin.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

Historically, marginalized and low-income communities live closer to landfills, contributing to a multitude of health problems. I will find out how I can limit single-use items and do my best to limit the waste I generate.

COMPLETED 23 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 per faucet every day.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Use an Energy Meter

I will use an energy meter to monitor my energy use and identify opportunities to save power.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Organize a Course

I will organize one of NWEI's discussion courses, such as 'Reconnecting with Earth', with my family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Choose a Carbon Offset

If buying a plane ticket, I will also buy a carbon offset.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Forage for My Food

I will use the resource below to find where I can forage for my own food locally.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Raise Money For a Nonprofit

I will raise money to support Northwest Earth Institute or another local nonprofit.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Host a Viewing Party

I will host a viewing party with 5 friends and/or colleagues to watch a movie or present a guest speaker on an environmental issue that matters to me.

Completed
One-Time 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

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 5 meal(s) with zero-waste each day

COMPLETED 34 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

I will source 5 meal(s) each day from local producers.

COMPLETED 34 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Waste

Carry my Trash

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

COMPLETED 34 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Create Your Own

Save Energy

My goal is to save energy in terms of electricity, water both by implementing new ideas

Uncompleted
Create Your Own Challenge

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products in my Home

I will spend 15 minutes researching toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies and personal care products and remove them from my home or dorm room.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Health

Healthy Sleep

Effectively working for sustainability requires self care! I will commit to getting 45 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 36 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

Exercise Daily

Exercise is a great stress blaster! I will exercise for 30 minute(s) each day.

COMPLETED 36 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

More Fruits and Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 3 cup(s) of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 36 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 36 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

Take Control

Both system and personal sustainability are important! I will develop a plan with my medical professionals to achieve my best health and live my life to the fullest.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Buy From a Farmers Market

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Join a Local CSA

I will sign up for a local CSA (Community-Supported Agriculture).

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Whole Foods Diet

I will enjoy 1 meal(s) each day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 36 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Reduce Animal Products

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

COMPLETED 36 OF 352
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

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Improve a Bus Stop
    How can you advocate for transportation systems which minimize environmental impact while also meeting human needs?

    Bharat Choudhary 5/14/2019 3:23 AM
    The built environment uses a lot of resources in a manner that is less than efficient. ... of meeting human needs for natural resources, industrial products, energy, ... a manner that reduces their environmental impact during construction activities ... but they also are increasingly enthusiastic about sustainable design projects.

  • Bharat Choudhary 5/14/2019 3:17 AM
    Self-care for themselves to establish and maintain health, and to prevent and deal with illness. this by educating employees on how to practice self-care both at home and in the workplace

  • Bharat Choudhary 5/09/2019 12:25 AM
    I avoided drinking coffee in disposable today instead carried my own mug. 

  • Bharat Choudhary 5/08/2019 6:10 AM

  • Bharat Choudhary 5/07/2019 2:51 AM
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Find Local Recycling Depots
    Our ability to recycle certain things ebbs and flows based upon many factors. Luckily there are places that accept uncommon things to recycle or dispose of in a less harmful way. What did you find when looking for places to recycle items that can't be recycled in your curbside bin?

    Bharat Choudhary 5/06/2019 3:34 AM
    Recycling is not only good for the environment, it also saves you money. Find out what you can recycle, including types of household items and materials. ... The small town where I live in Michigan has a curbside recycling program, but they don't ... I did a quick search on Earth911.com and found a recycling center less than ...
  • Reflection Question
    Water Fix Leaky Faucets
    Fixing leaky faucets is one of the tasks that we can easily put off until later. Good job on completing this action! How will you use the momentum from completing this action to increase your water efficiency?

    Bharat Choudhary 5/03/2019 2:00 PM
    you may find an isolation valve on the pipe below the tap you need to work on. ... tasks such as replacing taps or washers must be carried out by a licensed plumber.
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Reduce Single-Use Disposables
    Bringing your own bags and containers to the grocery store, and even to restaurants for leftovers, are a couple of ways to reduce your waste. What single-use items (e.g. straws, coffee cups, vegetable bags, plastic bags) do you regularly use? What could be substituted instead?

    Bharat Choudhary 5/03/2019 1:59 PM
    Only keep belongings that you use/enjoy on a regular basis. ... How did the production of this product impact the environment and what further impacts ... For larger purchases, bring your owneco-friendly bags (such as EcoRight bags). .... These can include food and beverage containers, cups, plates, straws, writing pens, 
  • Reflection Question
    Energy Use an Energy Meter
    How can you make your home more energy efficient?

    Bharat Choudhary 5/03/2019 1:58 PM
    Replace High-Energy Appliances with More Efficient Versions. ...Install a Programmable Thermostat. ...Add an Extra Layer of Insulation in the Attic. ...Install New Doors and Windows (or Seal the Current Ones) ...Enhance Air Conditioning with Ceiling Fans. ...Make the Water System More Efficient. ...Improve the Lighting.


  • Bharat Choudhary 5/03/2019 1:48 PM