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Cody Sickler

ESR 171 Fall 2021

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 238 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    14
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    31
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    392
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Cody's Actions

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 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

5-Minute Showers

I will save up to 20 gallons (75 L) of water each day by taking 5-minute showers.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

Cheap, single-use items and disposable packaging end up blowing around as litter more often in poor and POC-majority neighborhoods. I will find out how I can limit single-use items and do my best to limit the waste I generate.

COMPLETED 14
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 14
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Reflection Question
    Energy Power Down the Computer
    What are other easy things you could do to save energy and reduce your environmental footprint?

    Cody Sickler's avatar
    Cody Sickler 10/13/2021 11:37 PM
    I've had a habit of simply leaving my computer on, hoping it would just go into sleep mode. However, I've found that more often than not, it wouldn't. So, after I'm done with the night's work, I've made sure to power it down.