October 2 - October 23, 2019

Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University is participating in the EcoChallenge for Campus Sustainability Month. The challenge takes place October 2nd-23rd. Everyone is encouraged to participate.

Points Total

  • 36 Today
  • 802 This Week
  • 1,548 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    15
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    180
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    1
    advocacy actions
    took
  • up to
    3
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    26
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    5
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    19,942
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    4
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    315
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    150
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    1
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    48
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    136
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    135
    minutes
    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • October 9 at 8:33 AM
    I use a reusable mug because (if we are being honest) I don't have time. In the morning I don't have time or the money to go to the coffee shop and order a latte. I have classes at 8 AM so I wake up turn on the coffee pot, get dressed, and pour a cup then head to class. It cuts down on waste, saves time, and saves money in the long run. Fun...
  • October 9 at 5:21 AM
    Can't wait to get started! I tried to choose challenges that could be incorporated into my daily activities and didn't take up too much time. We will see how this goes!
  • October 7 at 12:07 PM
    By being mindful of what you need and actively making the effort to avoid bringing in items that are not necessary or useful.
  • October 7 at 10:01 AM
    Without pollinators we would not have plants and therefore would not have a majority of our food sources. Eventually I want to have my own beehive, but I want to do more research into this before I do. 
  • October 7 at 9:06 AM
    While some may find the rain as a problem, to me it shows that the world around us moves on. The blistering heat will soon be behind us, and the plants and animals will receive that last bit of water before they prepare for winter. 
  • October 6 at 7:56 AM
    Implications for a community are the lack of grocery stores close to a person so that they have access to healthy food options, and in low income families, they have a harder time buying healthier foods because they are on food stamps and those foods are more expensive. Better options in gas stations, dollar generals, and being able to use food...

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