April 3 - April 24, 2019

Felicia Allen

Eco Ninjas

"Eco Ninjas is our name, Pollution Pulverizing is our game! "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,662 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    57
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    855
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    10
    people
    helped
  • up to
    10
    donations
    made
  • up to
    23
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    90
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

Transport

Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle

#26 Electric Vehicles

I will spend at least 5 minutes researching and weighing my options to see if a hybrid or electric vehicle makes sense for my lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Action Track: Social Justice

Learn about Local Indigenous Practices

#39 Indigenous Peoples' Land Management

I will spend at least 5 minutes learning how local indigenous tribes are caring for the land by attending a training, workshop, or presentation.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Land Use

Local Perennial Biomass

#51 Perennial Biomass

I will spend at least 10 minutes finding out if anyone is working on perennial biomass projects in my region and how I can get involved.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Women and Girls

Help Girls Overcome Health Barriers

#6 Educating Girls

I will donate 10 Femme Kit(s) to help girls overcome health and sanitation barriers to being able to attend school.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Women and Girls

Connect With A Nonprofit

#6 Educating Girls, #7 Family Planning, #62 Women Smallholders

I will connect with a local nonprofit working on womens' or girls' issues in my community, and find out how I can get involved or become a member.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Women and Girls

Research Barriers to Participation and Representation

#6 Educating Girls, #7 Family Planning, #62 Women Smallholders

I will spend at least 10 minutes learning more about the barriers to women's equal participation and representation around the world.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Learn the Truth About Expiration Dates

#3 Reduced Food Waste

I will spend at least 10 minutes learning how to differentiate between sell by, use by, and best by dates.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Explore Other Food Solutions

All Food Solutions

I will spend at least 10 minutes researching other Drawdown Food Solutions.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Learn More about Silvopasture

#9 Silvopasture

I will spend at least 10 minutes watching videos and/or reading about the environmental benefits of silvopasture.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Learn More about Regenerative Agriculture

#11 Regenerative Agriculture

I will spend at least 10 minutes learning about the need for more regenerative agriculture.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Materials

Research Cement Alternatives

#36 Alternative Cement

I will spend at least 20 minutes researching cement alternatives that reduce the carbon footprint of concrete.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Land Use

Choose Better Wood Products

#38 Forest Protection

I will only purchase wood and paper products from ecologically certified sources like Forest Stewardship Council.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transport

Conduct Virtual Meetings

#63 Telepresence

I will encourage my office to hold meetings virtually whenever possible instead of requiring travel.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Composting

#60 Composting, #3 Reduced Food Waste

I will start a compost bin where I live.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Support Local Food Systems

#4 Plant-Rich Diet

I will source 10 percent of my food from local producers each day. This could include signing up for a local CSA, buying from a farmer's market, visiting a food co-op, foraging with a local group, or growing my own ingredients.

COMPLETED 18 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Smaller Portions

#3 Reduced Food Waste

I will use smaller plates and/or serve smaller portions when dishing out food.

COMPLETED 19 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Buildings and Cities

Go for a Daily Walk

#54 Walkable Cities

I will take a walk for 45 minutes each day and take note of the infrastructure that makes walking more or less enjoyable, accessible, and possible.

COMPLETED 19 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Reduce Animal Products

#4 Plant-Rich Diet

I will enjoy 3 meatless or vegan meal(s) each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 19 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Keep Track of Wasted Food

#3 Reduced Food Waste

I will keep a daily log of food I throw away during the EcoChallenge, either because it went bad before I ate it, I put too much on my plate, or it was scraps from food preparation.

COMPLETED 19 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Transport

Improve a Bus Stop

#37 Mass Transit

I will improve a bus stop in my neighborhood by posting the stop schedule, adding seating or shelter, adding art or flowers, picking up litter, or implementing some other small improvement.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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  • Felicia Allen 4/24/2019 10:31 AM
    Last day today. What a great challenge this was! Thank You to all who participated and I hope this was as great of an experience for you as it was for me! What an amazing impact we all made :)

  • Felicia Allen 4/23/2019 2:02 PM
    An early thank you to all who has participated in this challenge!

  • Felicia Allen 4/23/2019 10:44 AM
    Last Day is tomorrow everyone! Get your last minute points in :)
  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Social Justice Learn about Local Indigenous Practices
    What did you learn about indigenous peoples' land management that you can apply in your own life?

    Felicia Allen 4/23/2019 10:43 AM
    Deforestation is the biggest thing I can try to prevent in my own life/neighborhood
  • Reflection Question
    Transport Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle
    Reducing (or eliminating) exhaust emissions and improving public health are two benefits of green vehicles. What other motivators inspire you to consider switching to a more fuel-efficient vehicle?

    Felicia Allen 4/23/2019 10:39 AM
    My top 3 reason are: Electricity is cheaper than gasoline.
    Maintenance is less frequent and less expensive.
    They’re very quiet.

  • Reflection Question
    Transport Conduct Virtual Meetings
    How can you ensure that your virtual meetings honor your values and your company's culture?

    Felicia Allen 4/22/2019 10:24 AM
    Live and lead by example.
  • Reflection Question
    Land Use Local Perennial Biomass
    Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe states that "The reason we care about climate change is because it affects the people and places that we care about." What is happening (or will happen) in your area that will affect the people and places you care about?

    Felicia Allen 4/22/2019 10:21 AM
    Increase in sea levels from the melting of two massive ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland 

  • Felicia Allen 4/22/2019 8:25 AM
    Happy Earth Day Everybody :)

  • Felicia Allen 4/19/2019 11:00 AM
    Happy Friday Everyone! Great day for saving our planet :)

  • Felicia Allen 4/18/2019 9:29 AM
    Happy Thursday Everyone :)