August 15 - August 1, 2019

Pledge to Go Green!

Viterbo University

Points Total

  • 15 Today
  • 259 This Week
  • 11,144 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    42
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    14
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    265
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    900
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    125
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    1,430
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    30
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    11
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,215
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    2
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    50
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    2
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    75
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    520
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    117
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    180
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,212
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    52
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    60
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    71
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    536
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    190
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    485
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    28
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    enery audits
    conducted

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • February 16 at 10:10 AM
    Things that can reduce energy usage is utilizing natural light. When it is sunny outside in the winter open up the shades and the opposite in the summer months. Turn all water faucets to cold. This makes sure the water heater isn't heating up unnecessary water. Unplugging devices not in use, especially vampire devices.
  • February 13 at 10:31 AM
    To continue increasing my water efficiency, I will turn down my how hot my hot water gets on the water heater to conserve energy. I will weekly/monthly go around the house to check the faucets and the piping underneath.
  • February 12 at 9:41 AM
    When I don't have a reusable bag with me when I am checking out there are several things I may do. If I am only getting a few items I will carry them or put them in my purse. I might buy a reusable bag if the store sells them. If I do need to use a disposable bag, I will tell them to fill the bag as much as possible. I often notice cashiers...
  • February 11 at 6:33 PM
    Still so glad there the Eco-Challenge has expanded to more than the 2 week challenge in October. I think it is so amazing so many people at Viterbo have joined the group to make an impact!
  • February 11 at 6:21 PM
    Composting puts more nutrients into the soil. I plan to use my composted soil on my yearly garden. It puts less volume of garbage in land fills too. I have a lot less garbage now. Sometimes I don't even have to put my garbage out because there is barely any there.
  • February 7 at 2:16 PM
    Gratitude is very important in the scheme of staying of staying optimistic about life. It encourages one to savor happy memories and helps us focus on the future. It involves our spiritual complex to keep accomplishing our goals.

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