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Luca Malek

ISB EcoChallenge Justin AG - 6

"my mission is to do many different actions every day "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 388 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    1
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    2
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    155
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    60
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    2
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    7
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    125
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    2
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    2
    water collection systems
    installed

Luca's Actions

Health

Exercise Daily

Exercise is a great stress blaster! I will exercise for 60 minute(s) each day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health

Happiness

I will write down three things every day that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater

I will avoid wasting water while waiting for the shower or sink to heat up.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Less Screen Time

I will replace 30 minute(s) of screen time each day with other activities.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Go by Bike

I will commute by bike 1 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Smart Seafood Choices

I will visit seafoodwatch.org or download the app and commit to making better seafood choices for a healthier ocean.

COMPLETED 2
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

Water

Collect Rain Water

I will create a rain garden or bioswale or use rain barrels to collect water for outdoor watering needs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Use Public Transit

I will use public transit 1 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

More Fruits and Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 5 cup(s) of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 4
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 5 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

ANY BAG PROJECT SINGLE USE PLASTIC COLLECTION

I will bring in collected single use plastics for aNY Bag Project to ISB to help re-purpose single use plastics into reusable bags, reduce plastic waste in my community, school and a % of proceeds are contribute to City Parks Foundation to help keep our local parks maintained.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Water Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater
    How do you think climate change will affect your region’s water supply? Think about the effects of weather, storms, salinity, and sea level rise, among other changes. How can you find out more about climate change’s impact to your region's water?

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    Luca Malek 3/14/2021 4:46 PM
    to maybe save more water.
  • 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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    Luca Malek 3/14/2021 4:45 PM
    I notice that sometimes people should compost more.
  • Reflection Question
    Health Happiness
    How does/can practicing gratitude keep you centered and motivated to work for a better world?

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    Luca Malek 3/14/2021 4:44 PM
    because your calmer and more happy.
  • 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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    Luca Malek 3/12/2021 7:56 AM
    bye not using them in your lives.

  • Reflection Question
    Health Exercise Daily
    How can you incorporate other personal values (like quality time with friends or spending time in nature) into your exercise routine?

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    Luca Malek 3/12/2021 7:51 AM
    you play more sports with your friends.
  • Reflection Question
    Simplicity Less Screen Time
    What did you notice in implementing this challenge? Was it hard to choose other activities over screen time? How did you decide to spend your time?

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    Luca Malek 3/12/2021 7:50 AM
    I spent more time outside.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Smart Seafood Choices
    Many states and countries have advisories on eating fish. Find out what is advised for your region. Do you think your diet choices fall within these guidelines? What steps do you need to take to make sure that they do?

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    Luca Malek 3/12/2021 7:49 AM
    yes I do because you get more healthy.
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Go by Bike
    How do your transportation choices affect your engagement in your community? Does your experience differ while walking, riding transit, biking, or driving?

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    Luca Malek 3/10/2021 7:39 AM
    because you could just walk.
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Use Public Transit
    The US spends roughly 20% of its federal budget on defense. In contrast, 2% goes to education, 20% goes to social security and just 3% goes to transportation infrastructure. Do these numbers surprise you at all? Why or why not? How would you adjust them if you could?

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    Luca Malek 3/09/2021 5:13 AM
    maybe less time because in new york you can basiclly walk anywhere 
  • Reflection Question
    Health More Fruits and Veggies
    How does eating more fruits and vegetables and less meat positively affect yourself, other people, and our planet?

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    Luca Malek 3/09/2021 5:12 AM
    it affects are planet and saves it and its good.