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April 17 - June 5, 2020

WVC Geographers

Wenatchee Valley College

Points Total

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  • 0 This Week
  • 6,479 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    40
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    20
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    85
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    20
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • up to
    358
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    17
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1
    donations
    made
  • up to
    2,750
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    12
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1,750
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    54
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    50
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    106
    organic meals
    consumed
  • up to
    6,265
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    131
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    89
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    35
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    1,800
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    510
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    2
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    30
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    1,432
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    16
    whole food meals
    consumed

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  • May 5 at 2:16 PM
    The rainwater that flows down from my house must mostly go through subterranean channels, since there are no large rivers between my location on the Waterville Plateau and the Colombia River. Its also possible that some of it is sequestered in underground reservoirs. 
  • May 5 at 2:14 PM
    I haven't really thrown food away for quite some time, but composting makes use of some organic matter that people don't usually eat. While it takes a couple years for compost to fully be broken down, it can be useful as fertilizer quite soon, especially if enough high carbon plant material is added. 
  • May 5 at 1:54 PM
    The primary barrier is the fact that many events provide plastic water bottles, so its a lot easier to just use them instead of bringing along a reusable water bottle. Therefore, I'd say you just need to think a little more about that kind of thing.
  • July 27 at 1:04 PM
    Hi- just wanted to say that I have been trying to pick up 5 to 10 pieces of garbage every day since I started the ecochallenge. It is going really well. I find myself going for it more than I usually would. I feel like a perfect person every time I grab something and pick it up and throw it away. I could technically hang on to this habit and...
  • June 2 at 9:16 AM
    For the most part, I don't use single-use plastic, but I signed up for this goal because during the pandemic I am challenged to continue using my canvas bags at the grocery store.  I only go to the grocery store once every two weeks and am shopping for six people in two households.  But when I bring my own bags, I have to unload my cart, place...
  • May 13 at 8:10 PM
    I bought wood and decided to make a small Garden box. My dad helped me make it and my mom helped planting seeds. Now I can see small sprouts growing. I’m excited to see the prosees.

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