April 20 - May 3, 2020

University of St. Thomas - Faculty & Staff

University of St. Thomas

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 8,131 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    67
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    295
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    7
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    10
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    4
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    29
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    20
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    46
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    457
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    1,140
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    1,148
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    90
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,265
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    4,525
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    2
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    2
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    10
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    24
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    101
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    2
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    655
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    7
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    enery audits
    conducted
  • up to
    732
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    33
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    37
    whole food meals
    consumed
  • up to
    946
    minutes
    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • May 6 at 10:04 AM
    I keep forgetting to check in! We've been so busy at work. Some things are coming naturally because of the pandemic - driving less, walking more frequently, trying to be mindful of resource usage. But it's a busy time. 
  • May 6 at 10:03 AM
    Historically, dominant white culture has been anything but balanced, both in our approach to resources and land, but also in terms of peoples, place and things. We use and abuse, absorb and throw away what doesn't suit us. Greater balance brings about greater appreciation both for what came before us and what we have now. 
  • May 5 at 8:06 AM
    And the results are in! Great work everybody, I'm really proud of this team for reaching 2nd place. Your dedication has significantly contributed to our ability to advance sustainable behavior even as we socially distance. In the next week or two, we will be receiving a report from Eco-Challenge summarizing the total environmental impact of the...
  • May 1 at 4:43 PM
    Given our need for social distancing, I am finding it to be very helpful to walk outdoors at the end of each work day. Given the amount of screen time we're currently having, it's a great way to disconnect from technology and refocus and re-energize for the next day.
  • May 1 at 4:40 PM
    The practice of expressing gratitude on a daily basis during this challenge has proven not only beneficial to those I send notes, but also to me. Stopping to think about people to thank each day has helped me to stay focused on the positive during this trying time. It's a practice I intend to continue after the challenge is over.
  • May 1 at 2:23 PM
    I thought the daily de-cluttering challenge would be easy, just do a little everyday! But at this current time I am just not finding the motivation to put my mental energy into it. If anyone has suggestions, let me know!

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