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Aimee Schomburg

Western Technical College - Fall 2021

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 104 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    120
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    90
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    2
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    60
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    2
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    45
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    2
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    2
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Aimee's Actions

Health

Joyful Movement

I will spend 30 minutes doing an activity where I'm both moving my body and enjoying myself.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health

Reduce refined sugar

I will keep track and reduce my consumption of refined sugars, including sweetened beverages, candy, and processed foods.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Healthy Sleep

Effectively working for sustainability requires self care! I will commit to getting 30 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health

Know My health

I will get my Core Four Biometrics tests (blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and BMI).

Uncompleted
One-Time 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 1 cup(s) of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Visit A Local Farm

I will visit a nearby farm to pick my own fruits and veggies.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Organize a Course

I will organize one of Ecochallenge.org's discussion courses on food sustainability - 'Menu for the Future' or 'Hungry for Change' with my family, friends, co-workers, or classmates.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Locally-Sourced Meals

I will source 1 meal(s) each day from local producers.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 2 meal(s) with zero-waste each day

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Whole Food Lifestyle

I will enjoy 2 meal(s) each day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

I will watch 2 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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waste

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Tour A Waste Management Facility

I will spend at least 60 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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waste

RESEARCH LOCAL WASTE SITES

I will spend 45 minutes finding out where landfills and/or toxic waste sites are situated in my region and which communities are most impacted by these sites.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Building Resilience

Eco-friendly Gardening

I will plant native species, landscape with water-efficient plants, and use eco-friendly fertilizers.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Building Resilience

Get Involved in the Water Justice Movement

I will spend at least 30 minutes using the resources provided to learn about water justice and find out how I can get involved in local initiatives.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Building Resilience

Tend a Garden

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Action Track: Building Resilience

Support Local Pollinators

At least 30% of crops and 90% of flowering plants rely on pollinators to produce fruit. I will spend 45 minutes researching which plants support local native pollinators and plant some in my yard or local community garden.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Building Resilience Get Involved in the Water Justice Movement
    Who is affected by polluted water or a lack of access to water in your region? How are they affected?

    Aimee Schomburg's avatar
    Aimee Schomburg 10/12/2021 9:55 AM
    Local community members that were affected by point source polluting.  Well contamination.