Sharad Tiwari

Green Revolution

"Do not Waste natural resources"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,904 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    2,192
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    10
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    48
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    20
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    160
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    480
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    1,120
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    32
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    160
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    3
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    80
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    25
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    10
    donations
    made

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 Toilet Tank Bank

I will reduce the amount of water flushed and save up to 11 gallons (41 L) of water each day by installing a toilet tank bank.

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

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Forage for My Food

I will use the resource below to find where I can forage for my own food locally.

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

Community

Raise Money For a Nonprofit

I will raise money to support Northwest Earth Institute or another local nonprofit.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Community

Host a Viewing Party

I will host a viewing party with 10 friends and/or colleagues to watch a movie or present a guest speaker on an environmental issue that matters to me.

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

Energy

Install Alternative Energy

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

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

Car Share

I will sign up for a car-sharing service, or organize car sharing with my neighbors or classmates, to cut down on the number of vehicles on the road.

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

Food

Organize a Course

I will organize one of NWEI's discussion courses on food sustainability, 'Menu for the Future' or 'Hungry for Change', with my family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Nature

Leave No Trace

I will practice the seven principles of Leave No Trace when doing nature activities alone or with family and friends.

COMPLETED 16 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Spend Time Outside

I will replace 10 minute(s) each day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside.

COMPLETED 16 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 30-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 16 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Nature

Practice Gratitude for Earth

I will spend 30 minute(s) each day outside, practicing gratitude (prayer, meditation, journaling, etc.) for Earth and the nature surrounding me.

COMPLETED 16 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Organize a Course

I will organize one of NWEI's discussion courses, such as 'Powering a Bright Future', with family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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 16 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Energy

Support Resilient Powergrids

A community can be brought to its knees without dependable power, often affecting the most vulnerable. I will write 2 letter(s) or email(s) each day to a public official or company to advocate for a more resilient power grid (e.g. microgrids, solar+storage)

COMPLETED 16 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Whole Foods Diet

I will enjoy 3 meal(s) each day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 16 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Zero-Waste Cooking

I will cook 5 meal(s) with zero-waste each day

COMPLETED 16 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 3 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day.

COMPLETED 16 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 5 meatless meal(s) and/or 5 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

COMPLETED 16 OF 352
DAILY CHALLENGE

Feed


  • Sharad Tiwari 5/18/2019 10:40 AM
    go green go green go green

  • Sharad Tiwari 5/16/2019 12:22 PM
    my eco challenge is going Awesome and I'm enjoying it.

  • Sharad Tiwari 5/15/2019 12:32 PM
    be better for saving other

  • Sharad Tiwari 5/14/2019 12:38 PM
    its going awesome as every time

  • Sharad Tiwari 5/14/2019 12:35 PM
    Natural Resouces...Use them wisely


  • Sharad Tiwari 5/14/2019 10:07 AM

  • Sharad Tiwari 5/12/2019 12:54 AM
    do good quality works for environment
  • Reflection Question
    Water Install a Toilet Tank Bank
    Name some of the human activities impacting the health of water systems, both locally (your watershed) and globally (freshwater and oceans). What can you do to improve the health of water systems?

    Sharad Tiwari 5/12/2019 12:52 AM
    Our water resources face a host of serious threats, all of which are caused ... Sediments occur in water bodies both naturally and as a result of various human actions. ... impacts that this degree of sediment loading can have on aquatic systems ... our water resources can develop at different scales (local, regional and global) ...
  • Reflection Question
    Water Install a Low-Flow Showerhead
    How can your region/household prepare for changing water situations in order to become more resilient?

    Sharad Tiwari 5/12/2019 12:51 AM
    change resilience of all utilities and of rural water and sanitation programmes are needed. Adaptations that are available need to be. put in place in areas likely to face climate changes.
  • Reflection Question
    Water Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater
    How do you think climate change will affect your region’s water supply? Think about the effects of weather, storms, salinity, and sea level rise, among other changes. How can you find out more about climate change’s impact to your region's water?

    Sharad Tiwari 5/12/2019 12:51 AM
    A warming climate can cause seawater to expand and ice over land to melt, ... Storm surge on aLouisiana highway shows the effects of rising sea levels. Many people are interested in climate change and how a changing climate will affect the ... living in coastal states, rising water levels canhave potentially large impacts.