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Green Cup 19-20 HIG

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Challenges

Food

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

I will watch 1 documentary(ies) about food sovereignty: the right of local peoples to control their own food systems including markets, ecological resources, food cultures and production methods.

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Food

Plant an Herb Garden

I will plant an herb garden in my home, workplace, or dorm room.

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Food

Buy From a Farmers Market

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

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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.

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Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 5 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to 6.7 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

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Transportation

Go by Bike

I will commute by bike 10 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to 12.7 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

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Transportation

Try Carpooling

I will commute by carpool 10 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to 9.4 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

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Transportation

Learn More and Talk to My Friends

Access to public transportation is a social justice issue! I will learn about the need for public transportation in my community and tell 10 friends each day about the issue.

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Transportation

Use Public Transit

I will use public transit 5 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to 3.5 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

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Transportation

Support Public Transportation

I will make 1 phone call(s) and/or send 1 emails each day to public officials to advocate for a more comprehensive public transportation system in my region.

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Energy

Donate to or Volunteer for Low-Income Solar Initiatives

Whether it's by donating or volunteering, I will research the benefits of low-income solar and find out how I can support low-income solar initiatives in my area.

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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.

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Energy

Adjust the Thermostat

I will adjust my thermostat down 2 degrees from usual when I use the heat, and up 2 degrees when I use air conditioning.

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Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 133 lbs of CO2 a month and 1,600 lbs of CO2 over the course of the next year.

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One-Time Challenge

Energy

Turn it off

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

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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.

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One-Time Challenge

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.

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