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beth steinke

Bemidji State Beavers

"I want to do what I can to reduce my carbon footprint and be a healthier person for myself and the environment."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 129 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    131
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    45
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    45
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    4
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    4
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted

beth's Actions

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 15-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health

Joyful Movement

I will spend 10 minutes doing an activity where I'm both moving my body and enjoying myself.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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 1
DAILY ACTION

Waste

Go Paperless

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by 0.11lbs (0.05kg) a day or 3.3lbs (1.6kg) a month by opting into paperless billing, ending unwanted subscriptions and opting out of junk mail.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Core Values

We may find more meaning and joy in life when our actions are aligned with our personal values. I will determine what my top 3-5 core values are so that I can better align my actions with them.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 133 lbs of CO2 a month and 1,600 lbs of CO2 over the course of the next year.

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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 Action

Waste

Choose Two-Sided Printing

I will save up to .21 lbs (.09 kg) of paper per day by switching from one-sided printing to two-sided when I have to print documents.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

If at all possible, I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 2 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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