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Katherine Culbert

Northwestern University Earth Month 2020

"We are all in this together"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 704 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    400
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    2,939
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    22
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    enery audits
    conducted
  • up to
    450
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    100
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    110
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    3
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    22
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    600
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Katherine's Actions

Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 3 hour(s) in my community during the challenge.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Go For A Daily Walk Outside

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Online Energy Audit

I will complete an online energy audit of my home, office, or dorm room and identify my next steps for saving energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Work from Home

I will work from home 30 day(s) to avoid my commute's carbon output.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Prevent Recycling Contamination

Contamination prevents what is recyclable from being recycled. I will spend 5 minutes researching which materials are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community and recycle only those items.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 1 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

5-Minute Showers

I will save up to 20 gallons (75 L) of water each day by taking 5-minute showers.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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 0
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 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Katherine Culbert's avatar
    Katherine Culbert 4/25/2020 4:41 AM
    I’m hopeful that society will recognize the benefits of slowing down after being forced to the last couple of months!

    • Sarah Tulga's avatar
      Sarah Tulga 4/30/2020 7:21 AM
      It is definitely showing! The Dawn Chorus is the loudest it has been in decades. I've been enjoying hearing it, even downtown!