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Aaron Edelstein

ISB EcoChallenge Justin AG - 6

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Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 448 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    11
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    3
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    40
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    335
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    90
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    16
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    12
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    11
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    50
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    2
    pounds
    waste composted

Aaron's Actions

Action Track: Building Resilience

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

I will watch 3 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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Learn About & Practice Sustainable Fashion

I will learn about sustainable fashion and begin trying to practice it in my own life.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

Learn More about Food Apartheid

What can lack of access to nutritious food affect a community? How can having access to nutritious food help a community become more resilient?

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Tour A Waste Management Facility

I will spend at least 30 minute(s) touring (virtually or in person) a local dump/transfer station, material recovery facility, and/or landfill to learn about our local waste and waste recovery streams.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 10-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Spend Time Outside

I will replace 15 minute(s) each day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

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 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 4 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 10
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 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

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 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

If at all possible, I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 9
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 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Skip the Straw

Plastic bags and small plastic pieces like straws are most likely to get swept into our waterways. I will keep 1 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

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    Aaron Edelstein 3/12/2021 8:07 AM
    Hola it is going gooooood

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    Aaron Edelstein 3/11/2021 8:09 AM
    For some reason when i complete a thing it dont give me no points:(

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    Aaron Edelstein 3/09/2021 5:19 AM
    Its going goooooood i like this 

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    Aaron Edelstein 3/08/2021 2:21 PM
    Its going good i really like this its pretty cool

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    Aaron Edelstein 3/03/2021 5:21 AM
    My ecochallenge is going ok
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Skip the Straw
    How could you incorporate other "R's" -- reduce, reuse, refuse, repair, repurpose, etc. -- into your lifestyle?

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    Aaron Edelstein 3/03/2021 5:20 AM
    Use reusable cups plates utensils
  • Reflection Question
    Energy Power Down the Computer
    What are other easy things you could do to save energy and reduce your environmental footprint?

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    Aaron Edelstein 3/02/2021 12:18 PM
    by turning heat and ac off and only using it when neccesary
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Compost Food Waste
    New to composting? Be sure to check out the action resource links to learn tips and more about it. As you transition from throwing food away to composting, what do you notice about how much you are tossing? How will you use your compost once it is ready?

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    Aaron Edelstein 3/02/2021 12:14 PM
    I notice that there is a lot of fruit skin and when the compost is ready we use it as mulch for the plants
  • Reflection Question
    Waste Carry my Trash
    What one thing could you do right away to reduce your waste?

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    Aaron Edelstein 3/02/2021 5:33 AM
    By using less plastic and paper cup/plates instead use a reusable cup like a metal one and use a metal straw etc.

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    Aaron Edelstein 3/02/2021 5:28 AM
    Its going good how about everybody else in our advisory is it going good.