April 1 - April 30, 2020

Northwestern University Earth Month 2020

Northwestern University

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 6,480 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    32
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    235
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    29
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    3
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    3
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    1
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    22
    people
    helped
  • up to
    6
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,305
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    3,176
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    138
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,420
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    2,955
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    3
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    3
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    13
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    6
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    3
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    440
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    120
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    enery audits
    conducted
  • up to
    2,194
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    10
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,694
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • May 1 at 10:24 AM
    Thank you to Sustain NU for putting together this challenge!
  • April 30 at 7:57 PM
    THRRRRIFTING is the best and makes me so incredibly happy. I love all the weird clothes in thrift and consignment stores--it's really how I express myself. I don't like to follow the crowd, so I really don't shop at department stores or malls. I also like to wear hand-me-downs because I have some awesome older friends that give me clothes:))
  • April 30 at 7:55 PM
    I can taste food more! I can enjoy the smell and look of it, as well as the knowledge of where it came from, how it came to be on my plate. It's really an amazing, joyous experience that I get to have every single day. I am so grateful to the universe for giving me good food!
  • April 30 at 7:53 PM
    I've started biking for exercise, and it's really amazing. I live in a beautiful place where I can ride out country roads and see all the marvelous hills and farmland and cows. Sometimes I ride with friends, which is a great way to connect with them and with nature and with my body all at once. 
  • April 30 at 7:52 PM
    There's so many wonderful things to perceive! All my senses come alive--not only sight, but smell, and hearing, and even feeling fun plants or the wind. 
  • April 30 at 7:50 PM
    The California wildfires were and are a huge factor in the health of my community. The first major time they hit in 2017, my school was cancelled for a week due to the poor air quality, and many of my friends were evacuated. The sun was red and I couldn't breathe. As someone with asthma, these fires, worsened by climate change, affect me and my...

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