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April 1 - April 23, 2021

SMU 2021 EcoChallenge

Saint Martin's University

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 4,660
    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    2
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    22
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    124
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    289
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    3
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    30
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2,385
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    4
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    501
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    3
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    23
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    31
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    225
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    22
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,925
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    19
    people
    helped
  • up to
    67
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    35
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    25
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    29
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    0
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    890
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    76
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    10
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    2
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    1
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    1,006
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    33
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    3
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • April 23 at 9:11 PM
    This year I did a lot of remote work, but I don't like it nearly as well as in-person teaching. I also have a hard time focusing when I'm at home, but that's probably in part because my whole family has been home, too. I think there are a lot of jobs where telework makes a whole lot of sense, though. Any jobs that are mainly technology based --...
  • April 23 at 9:08 PM
    I just attending Robin Wall Kimmerer's lecture in Seattle (on the 21st), and she encourages gratitude towards earthly gifts as a different way of looking at "natural resources." I agree that gratitude helps us feel moral obligation. I think one way we can encourage the sense of gratitude is by talking about it, and teaching our...
  • April 23 at 9:05 PM
    I know my area quite well. I grew up here, and I spent a lot of time walking around my neighborhood with my mom. I didn't get a driver's license until I was almost 19, so I did a lot of walking. There used to be more convenient stores here -- there was a grocery store in my neighborhood when I was growing up, but now it's gone. I like knowing...
  • April 23 at 11:03 AM
    Options include makings wells if the lack of water is the issue. Perhaps transportation. Maybe donate to charity.
  • April 23 at 11:02 AM
    While the logistics may get harder as the population expands we just need to grow the yields more.
  • April 23 at 10:59 AM
    It was very easy to say the least. By using public transport or car.

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