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Riley Faltinowski

Colgate Summer 2021 Campus Eco Challenge

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Use Reusable Bags

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

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Food

Try a New Way to Prep

I will try a new method of food preparation, such as canning, pickling, or baking bread.

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Food

Meet My Local Farmers

I will visit my nearest farm to find out who produces my food, and will learn about the quality of life of those around the world who produce my food in order to make better choices when I shop.

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Learn About & Practice Sustainable Fashion

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

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Personal Waste Audit

I will collect all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash to raise my awareness of how much I send to the landfill.

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Find Local Recycling Depots

I will find out where to recycle the recyclable items that I can't put in recycling dumpsters or my curbside bin.

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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.

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Go Paperless

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by 0.11lbs (0.05kg) a day or 3.3lbs (1.6kg) a month by opting into paperless billing, ending unwanted subscriptions and opting out of junk mail.

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Advocate For More Food Packaging Options

I will advocate for alternatives to single-use packaging at local grocery stores, markets, at work, or on campus to reduce pollution in the environment and in local communities.

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Use a Reusable Mug

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

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Waste

RESEARCH LOCAL WASTE SITES

I will spend 30 minutes finding out where landfills and/or toxic waste sites are situated in my region and which communities are most impacted by these sites.

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Action Track: Building Resilience

Get Involved in the Water Justice Movement

I will spend at least 15 minutes using the resources provided to learn about water justice and find out how I can get involved in local initiatives.

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Action Track: Building Resilience

Support Public Transportation

Access to public transportation enables more opportunity and a better quality of life. I will make 2 phone call(s) and/or send 2 emails per day to public officials to advocate for a more comprehensive public transportation system in my region.

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Action Track: Building Resilience

Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns

I will spend 30 minutes researching environmental justice and environmental racism concerns in my region, who is affected by them, and local initiatives to address these concerns.

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Action Track: Building Resilience

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?

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Action Track: Building Resilience

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.

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Action Track: Building Resilience

Help Others

I will offer to help 2 person(s) who are in need each day.

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Action Track: Building Resilience

Meet My Neighbors

I will meet 1 new neighbor(s) each day.

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Action Track: Building Resilience

Support a Sharing Economy

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

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Action Track: Building Resilience

Join An Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community while observing best practices in my region for not spreading COVID-19.

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Action Track: Building Resilience

Tend a Garden

I will tend to a garden, or prepare for one, each day using sustainable gardening practices.

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Action Track: Building Resilience

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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Action Track: Building Resilience

Advocate for More Food Options

I will advocate for local and/or organic food options at work or on campus.

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Action Track: Building Resilience

Buy From a Farmers Market

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

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Action Track: Building Resilience

Join a Local CSA

I will sign up for a local CSA (Community-Supported Agriculture).

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