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Natalie Sauceda

Garibaldis

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 160 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3.0
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2.0
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    8.0
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    120
    minutes
    spent outdoors

Natalie's Actions

Nature

Enjoy the Sunrise/Sunset

I will enjoy the sunrise and/or sunset each day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Water

Say No to Plastic Straws

An estimated 71% of seabirds and 30% of turtles have been found with plastics in their stomachs. When they ingest plastic, marine life has a 50% mortality rate. By asking for no straw when placing a drink order, I will keep 5 plastic straw(s) of out of the ocean each day.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Brush My Teeth Without Running Water

I will save up to 8 gallons (30 L) of water each day by turning it off while brushing my teeth.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 8 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Energy

Heat and Cool Naturally

I will naturally heat and cool my house, office, or dorm room by opening or closing my windows, curtains, and blinds, and by using fans.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Engage In Active Listening

I will practice actively listening to a friend, family member, co-worker, acquaintance, or someone who I may disagree with in at least 3 conversations.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Help Others

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

COMPLETED 0
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 4 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Energy

Turn it off

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

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Reflection Question
    Energy Turn it off
    How is electricity generated where you live? How does it impact the environment, animals, and humans?

    Natalie Sauceda's avatar
    Natalie Sauceda 9/25/2022 10:35 AM
    I am fortunate enough to have family with solar powered panels above their homes. By avoiding expensive electricity bills, we have been able to provide clean and renewable energy for our homes. We are also reducing our carbon footprint which is great for our environment. 

  • Natalie Sauceda's avatar
    Natalie Sauceda 9/17/2022 10:31 AM
    It's going great! With the eco challenge in mind I remind myself to stay on top of these sustainable and healthy habits.