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Andrew Stuhl

ENST 246: Spring 2022

"To challenge myself to live more sustainably on planet earth!"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 2,101 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3.7
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    7.8
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    81
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    17
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    475
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    696
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    3.0
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    706
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent learning

Andrew's Actions

Water

Conserve Toilet Water

I will save up to 12 gallons (45 L) of water a day by flushing only when necessary.

COMPLETED 24
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Support A Sharing Economy

I will create or support a sharing economy with family, friends, neighbors, or classmates.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Adjust the Thermostat

I will adjust my thermostat down 2 degrees from usual when I use the heat, and up 2 degrees when I use air conditioning.

COMPLETED 26
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Talk To My Friends and Classmates

I will decide which social or environmental issue in my community is most important to me and tell 1 friends and/or classmates each day about the issue.

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 1 conversations.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Health

Go get a check up

I will make an appointment for my annual physical.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

I will try a new method of food preparation, such as canning, pickling, or baking bread.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 5-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 51
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Conduct Virtual Meetings

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

COMPLETED 16
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 1 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Energy

Learn About Renewable Energy

I will spend 20 minutes learning more about renewable energy alternatives (i.e. solar, wind, biomass) in my region.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Mindfulness Practice

I will spend 3 minute(s) per day practicing Mindfulness.

COMPLETED 28
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Explore My Area

I will explore at least one new hiking trail or nature walk in my area.

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Andrew Stuhl 1/31/2022 4:36 AM
    Here we go!! Day 1 of the Eco-Challenge! Excited to go on this journey with everyone. I hope it brings you growth, joy, new ideas, peace, a sense of accomplishment -- and perhaps introduces you to a few new ways of living that you decide to stick with!