Manish Soni

Green Revolution

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  • 1,011 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1,310
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    6
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    60
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    528
    miles
    travelled by carpool
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    12
    miles
    travelled by foot
  • up to
    90
    miles
    travelled by bus
  • up to
    5
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    5
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    5
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    1
    donations
    made
  • up to
    630
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    30
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    enery audits
    conducted
  • up to
    30
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,395
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    10
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

Energy

Support Resilient Powergrids

A community can be brought to its knees without dependable power, often affecting the most vulnerable. I will write 4 letter(s) or email(s) per day to a public official or company to advocate for a more resilient power grid (e.g. microgrids, solar+storage).

COMPLETED 6
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 1 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Try Carpooling

I will commute by carpool 88 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to 141.65 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 2 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to 1.1 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY CHALLENGES

Waste

Skip the Straw

Plastic bags and small plastic pieces like straws are most likely to get swept into our waterways. I will keep 5 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Conduct Virtual Meetings

I will not travel for meetings and will instead conduct them virtually.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY CHALLENGES

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
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transportation

Support Public Transportation

I will make 1 phone call(s) and/or send 5 emails each day to public officials to advocate for a more comprehensive public transportation system in my region.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY CHALLENGES

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

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

Transportation

Choose a Carbon Offset

If buying a plane ticket, I will also buy a carbon offset.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Improve a Bus Stop

I will improve a bus stop in my neighborhood by posting the stop schedule, adding seating or shelter, adding art or flowers, picking up litter, or some other small improvement.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Online Energy Audit

I will complete an online energy audit of my home, office, or dorm room and identify my next steps for saving energy.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 1,600 lbs of CO2 over the course of the next year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Upgrade My Windows

I will upgrade the windows or weatherstripping in my home or office to reduce air leaks and save on energy costs.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Organize a Course

I will organize one of Ecochallenge.org's discussion courses, such as Powering a Bright Future, with classmate, friends, co-workers, or family.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Install Alternative Energy

I will install alternative energy systems, such as solar electric systems or solar water heaters.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Use an Energy Meter

I will use an energy meter to monitor my energy use and identify opportunities to save power.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Donate to or Volunteer for Low-Income Solar Initiatives

Whether it's by donating or volunteering, I will research the benefits of low-income solar and find out how I can support low-income solar initiatives in my area.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 5 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY CHALLENGES

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 5 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Use Public Transit

I will use public transit 15 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to -5.49 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY CHALLENGES

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