Best Man EVER

Ecochallenge masters

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 596 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    29
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    3
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    50
    donations
    made
  • up to
    150
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    2,000
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    54
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    12
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    33,945
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    54
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Best Man's Actions

Simplicity

Support a Sharing Economy

I will create or support a sharing economy with family, friends, neighbors or classmates.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Needs Vs. Wants

I will adopt a "Needs Vs. Wants" approach and only buy things I need.

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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.

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Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

I will save up to 15 gal (56 L) of water a day or 450 gal (1,680 L) a month by installing a low-flow showerhead.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 Action

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 Action

Community

Raise Money For a Nonprofit

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Advocate for Greener Vehicles

I will spend at least 100 minutes assessing the vehicles used by my company or college and advocate for a purchasing policy focused on fuel-efficient vehicles.

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

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DAILY ACTIONS

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 Action

Transportation

Choose a Carbon Offset

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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 Action

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 Action

Health

Reduce refined sugar

I will keep track and reduce my consumption of refined sugars, including sweetened beverages, candy, and processed foods.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

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

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Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

I will source 6 meal(s) each day from local producers.

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Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 6 meal(s) with zero-waste each day

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DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Track my Purchases

I will spend 100 minutes each day maintaining a record of all my purchases and learning about my spending habits.

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Simplicity

Buy Used Clothes

I will spend 100 minutes learning about the perils of fast fashion and will buy my clothes at second-hand stores when I shop.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Host a Viewing Party

I will host a viewing party with 50 friends and/or colleagues to watch a movie or present a guest speaker on an environmental issue that matters to me.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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 Action

Waste

Launch a Recycling Program

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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DAILY ACTIONS

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Energy Upgrade My Windows
    How does improving your home's energy efficiency help you better live out your values?

    Best Man EVER 3/01/2020 7:34 AM
    I have tried to convince my family to switch to some type of renewable energy.
  • Reflection Question
    Community Host a Viewing Party
    How does environmental quality influence your sense of community?

    Best Man EVER 3/01/2020 7:33 AM
    My community has started trying to be more aware of their suroundungs and help this planet
  • Reflection Question
    Community Raise Money For a Nonprofit
    How do/can Ecochallenge.org programs help you develop a stronger sense of community?

    Best Man EVER 3/01/2020 7:29 AM
    It helps be aware of the world around me and helps me set goals to help th ecommunity

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