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October 1 - October 31, 2021

RIT Sustainable Living Class - Fall 2021

Rochester Institute of Technology

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Team Impact

  • up to
    3
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    25
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    310
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    1,225
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    16
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    3
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    0
    donations
    made
  • up to
    1
    energy audits
    conducted
  • up to
    4,122
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    4
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    40
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1,300
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    4
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    63
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    17
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    496
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    1
    neighbors
    met
  • up to
    3
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    3,867
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    16
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    29
    people
    helped
  • up to
    225
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    68
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    64
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    37
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    1,775
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    1,798
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    2
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    20
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    13
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    1,260
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    18
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    3
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • October 31 at 8:59 PM
    I generally make coffee at home whenever possible to avoid the waste of the cups as well but when I get coffee from a shop I try to get drinks that do not require straws or alternative lid options. I used to carry a straw with me but it wasn't sanitary for me. 
  • October 31 at 8:57 PM
    As someone that lives near the gulf coast, I've experienced how the depletion of wetlands impacts natural water systems firsthand. Our urban development, fossil fuel exploration, and waste disposal are just some of the things contributing to this. Personally, I am hoping to learn more about wetland preservation and get involved with local...
  • October 31 at 6:43 PM
    I think the first step in addressing systemic racism is through education because I think that it is easier to bring younger people into power that are properly educated on the disparities between races rather than spend time trying to change the views of people that got into power because of those views.
  • October 31 at 4:14 PM
    I have been focusing on using paper straws or no straws at all.
  • October 31 at 4:14 PM
    I've been taking more time to rinse out recyclables so they can properly be recycled.
  • October 31 at 4:09 PM
    I love to spend time outdoors. I think it grounds me. I feel more fulfilled when living simply and spending much time outdoors. I went camping for  a few days this past month and I had a great time. I went with friends and we are always sure to do so sustainably as our friend owns the land and we want to keep it in pristine condition. The cabin...

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