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Catherine Wright

Pledge to Go Green!

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 613 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    25
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    970
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    45
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    10
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    12
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    5
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    66
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    96
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Catherine's Actions

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 4 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Conserve Toilet Water

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

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Say No to Plastic Straws

An estimated 71% of seabirds and 30% of turtles have been found with plastics in their stomachs. When they ingest plastic, marine life has a 50% mortality rate. By asking for no straw when placing a drink order, I will keep 1 plastic straw(s) of out of the ocean each day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Health

Reduce refined sugar

I will keep track and reduce my consumption of refined sugars, including sweetened beverages, candy, and processed foods.

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

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 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Joyful Movement

I will spend 40 minutes doing an activity where I'm both moving my body and enjoying myself.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products

I will spend 30 minutes researching toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies and personal care products and remove them from my home or dorm room.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

More Fruits and Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 2 cup(s) of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 21
DAILY 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 23
DAILY ACTIONS

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