Deepika Pathak

EBS Eco Challenger 2019

"Save the Earth! Save our Children's Future!"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 931 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    405
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    1
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    55
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    60
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    135
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    3,185
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    180
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    115
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    6
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved

Challenges

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 12 OF 25
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 12 OF 25
DAILY CHALLENGE

Health

Healthy Sleep

Effectively working for sustainability requires self care! I will commit to getting 15 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 12 OF 25
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Meditate

I will meditate or create a moment of silence for 15 minute(s) each day to reflect on things important to me.

COMPLETED 9 OF 25
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Disconnect from Email

I will disconnect from my email when not at work or school.

COMPLETED 11 OF 25
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk for 15 minutes each day.

COMPLETED 9 OF 25
DAILY CHALLENGE

Simplicity

De-Clutter My Home or Dorm Room

I will de-clutter, clean, and donate or recycle unneeded items in my home or dorm room.

COMPLETED 9 OF 25
DAILY CHALLENGE

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 6 OF 25
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 7 OF 25
DAILY CHALLENGE

Water

Install a Toilet Tank Bank

I will reduce the amount of water flushed and save up to 11 gallons (41 L) of water each day by installing a toilet tank bank.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water

Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

I will save up to 15 gallons (56 L) of water a day by installing a low-flow showerhead.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Water

Fix Leaky Faucets

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 9 gallons (34 L) of water per faucet every day.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

Waste

Lobby For Reusables

I will lobby my dining hall to have reusable dishes and silverware in order to minimize disposables.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Launch a Recycling Program

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Visit a Waste Management Facility

I will spend at least 5 minutes visiting a local dump/transfer station, material recovery facility, and/or landfill to learn about the waste stream.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Go Paperless

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by opting into paperless billing and ending unwanted subscriptions.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Find Local Recycling Depots

I will spend at least 10 minutes finding out where to recycle the recyclable items that I can't put in my curbside bin.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 who produce my food in other regions of the world to make better choices when I shop.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Advocate for More Food Options

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

Health

Exercise Daily

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

COMPLETED 9 OF 25
DAILY CHALLENGE

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