raju lal choudhary

Green Revolution

Points Total

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  • 1,635 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    60
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    3
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    30
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    60
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    2
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    120
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    60
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    10
    donations
    made
  • up to
    60
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

Community

Support Businesses Owned by People of Color

Racial inequity is both a sustainability and justice problem. I will support businesses owned by people of color in my community whenever I shop.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Avoid refined sugar

I will adopt a diet free of refined sugars, which eliminates sweetened beverages, candy, and processed foods.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY CHALLENGES

Nature

Leave No Trace

I will practice the seven principles of Leave No Trace when doing nature activities alone or with family and friends.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

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

COMPLETED 12
DAILY CHALLENGES

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

I will avoid buying toxic plastics - including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl - and instead replace them with bioplastic or durable options.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Support Resilient Powergrids

A community can be brought to its knees without dependable power, often affecting the most vulnerable. I will write 10 letter(s) or email(s) per day to a public official or company to advocate for a more resilient power grid (e.g. microgrids, solar+storage).

COMPLETED 12
DAILY 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 12
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

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

COMPLETED 12
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Launch a Recycling Program

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

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

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

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 Challenge

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 Challenge

Nature

Organize a Course

I will organize one of Ecochallenge.org's discussion courses, such as Reconnecting with Earth, with my family, friends, co-workers, or classmates.

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

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products in my Home

I will spend 10 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

Food

Organize a Course

I will organize one of Ecochallenge.org's discussion courses on food sustainability - 'Menu for the Future' or 'Hungry for Change' with my family, friends, co-workers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time 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 12
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Install Alternative Energy

I will install alternative energy systems, such as solar electric systems or solar water heaters.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Raise Money For a Nonprofit

I will raise money to support Ecochallenge.org or another nonprofit.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 5 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY CHALLENGES

Community

Host a Viewing Party

I will host a viewing party with 10 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

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  • raju lal choudhary 5/12/2019 2:14 PM
    GO green with participate in this challenge 

  • raju lal choudhary 5/06/2019 12:14 PM
    Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Use a Reusable Mug
    Maybe you've heard how good it is to switch from a single use coffee cup to a reusable one, but it's just hard to make the switch. What stands in your way of making this a habit? By identifying the challenges, you can begin to work through them to have better success in taking this action. Knowing the difference you are making, how does it make you feel?

    raju lal choudhary 5/04/2019 11:04 AM
    Jul 10, 2018 - Coffee Cups. Each year more than 100 billion single-use cups are disposed of globally. ... problem, but the 'paper' cups themselves are often lined with plastic. Opt for a reusable cup - many outlets will offer you a discounted rate if you ... Other amazing locally made bags that we love are those on offer in the ...
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Use a Reusable Water Bottle
    While water bottles are needed for health and safety in certain places, we can do more to reduce the unnecessary use of them. What are the barriers to you using reusable bottles and tap water instead of bottled water? How could you make this a permanent habit?

    raju lal choudhary 5/04/2019 11:04 AM
    Jul 10, 2018 - Coffee Cups. Each year more than 100 billion single-use cups are disposed of globally. ... problem, but the 'paper' cups themselves are often lined with plastic. Opt for a reusable cup - many outlets will offer you a discounted rate if you ... Other amazing locally made bags that we love are those on offer in the ...
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Carry my Trash
    What one thing could you do right away to reduce your waste?

    raju lal choudhary 5/04/2019 11:03 AM
    Jul 10, 2018 - Coffee Cups. Each year more than 100 billion single-use cups are disposed of globally. ... problem, but the 'paper' cups themselves are often lined with plastic. Opt for a reusable cup - many outlets will offer you a discounted rate if you ... Other amazing locally made bags that we love are those on offer in the ...
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Launch a Recycling Program
    How might thinking creatively help us address big systems problems differently?

    raju lal choudhary 5/04/2019 11:03 AM
    Jul 10, 2018 - Coffee Cups. Each year more than 100 billion single-use cups are disposed of globally. ... problem, but the 'paper' cups themselves are often lined with plastic. Opt for a reusable cup - many outlets will offer you a discounted rate if you ... Other amazing locally made bags that we love are those on offer in the ...
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Choose a Carbon Offset
    A round-trip flight from New York City to Los Angeles emits just over 1.5 tons of CO2—per person. That’s a lot of carbon! What can you do to reduce the number of flights you take per year?

    raju lal choudhary 5/04/2019 11:03 AM
    Jul 10, 2018 - Coffee Cups. Each year more than 100 billion single-use cups are disposed of globally. ... problem, but the 'paper' cups themselves are often lined with plastic. Opt for a reusable cup - many outlets will offer you a discounted rate if you ... Other amazing locally made bags that we love are those on offer in the ...
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Improve a Bus Stop
    How can you advocate for transportation systems which minimize environmental impact while also meeting human needs?

    raju lal choudhary 5/04/2019 11:03 AM
    Jul 10, 2018 - Coffee Cups. Each year more than 100 billion single-use cups are disposed of globally. ... problem, but the 'paper' cups themselves are often lined with plastic. Opt for a reusable cup - many outlets will offer you a discounted rate if you ... Other amazing locally made bags that we love are those on offer in the ...
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Car Share
    Take a moment to think of places you frequent often (school, work, grocery store, natural areas). Could you choose one or two days a week to schedule driving with a friend, neighbor or co-worker to these places?

    raju lal choudhary 5/04/2019 11:02 AM
    Jul 10, 2018 - Coffee Cups. Each year more than 100 billion single-use cups are disposed of globally. ... problem, but the 'paper' cups themselves are often lined with plastic. Opt for a reusable cup - many outlets will offer you a discounted rate if you ... Other amazing locally made bags that we love are those on offer in the ...
  • Reflection Question
    Nature Support Local Pollinators
    Why is it important to take care of pollinators?

    raju lal choudhary 5/04/2019 11:02 AM
    Jul 10, 2018 - Coffee Cups. Each year more than 100 billion single-use cups are disposed of globally. ... problem, but the 'paper' cups themselves are often lined with plastic. Opt for a reusable cup - many outlets will offer you a discounted rate if you ... Other amazing locally made bags that we love are those on offer in the ...