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Baz Nixon

CEO (Center for Employment Opportunities) Eco-Challenge

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 70 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    0.5
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • UP TO
    6.0
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    1.1
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    3.0
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • UP TO
    20
    minutes
    being mindful
  • UP TO
    26
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    5.0
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • UP TO
    10
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • UP TO
    120
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • UP TO
    2.0
    documentaries
    watched
  • UP TO
    180
    minutes
    spent learning

Baz's actions

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 10 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

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.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health

Practice Loving-Kindness Meditation

I will spend 30 minutes practicing Loving-Kindness Meditation to nurture love and compassion for myself and others.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health

Joyful Movement

I will spend 60 minutes doing an activity where I'm both moving my body and enjoying myself.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health

Healthy Sleep

Effectively working for sustainability requires self care! I will commit to getting 10 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health

Exercise Daily

Exercise is a great stress blaster! I will exercise for 30 minute(s) each day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health

More Fruits and Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 6 cup(s) of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per 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 1
DAILY ACTION

Health

Take Control

Both systemic and personal sustainability are important! I will develop a plan with my medical professionals to achieve my best health and live my life to the fullest.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

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

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Food

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 3 meatless meal(s) and/or 3 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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