April 4 - April 25, 2018

Douglas Bajor

Comerica Bank

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 11 Total

Challenges

Women and Girls

Support Women-Owned Businesses

#62 Women Smallholders

I will support women-owned businesses when I shop this month.

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DAILY CHALLENGE

Buildings and Cities

Express My Support

#59 Bike Infrastructure

I will find out who in my city makes decisions that impact bike routes and express my support for better biking infrastructure.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Food

Smaller Portions

#3 Reduced Food Waste

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

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DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Support Nutrient Management

#65 Nutrient Management

I will buy from organic and local farmers who have made the decision to not use synthetic nitrogen fertilizers.

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DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Reduce Animal Products

#4 Plant-Rich Diet

I will enjoy 2 meatless or vegan meal(s) each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 0 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 some other small improvement.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Transport

Use Muscle Power

#49 Cars

I will cut my car trip mileage by only taking necessary trips, and I will only use muscle-powered transportation for all other trips.

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DAILY CHALLENGE

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Transport Use Muscle Power
    How do your transportation choices affect your engagement in your community? Does your experience differ while walking, riding transit, biking or driving?

    Douglas Bajor 4/27/2018 2:40 PM
    We have been planning our weekend activities more carefully to reduce driving so much.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Smaller Portions
    Fun fact: Your brain and stomach register feelings of fullness after about 20 minutes of eating. While dishing food out, we tend to load our plates with more than we need. Using smaller plates helps to mitigate this. Aside from the environmental benefits, what other benefits might come out of this?

    Douglas Bajor 4/27/2018 2:39 PM
    We try to eat only what we need when we go out to dinner or make meals at home rather than super-sizing our portions.
  • Reflection Question
    Women and Girls Support Women-Owned Businesses
    Globally, women typically invest a higher proportion of their earnings in their families and communities than men. How can you better support communities by supporting women?

    Douglas Bajor 4/27/2018 2:38 PM

    I purchased chocolates several times in the last month from women-owned businesses as gifts.
  • Reflection Question
    Transport Improve a Bus Stop
    How can you advocate for transportation systems which minimize environmental impact while also meeting human needs?

    Douglas Bajor 4/27/2018 2:34 PM
    I picked up trash at local bus stop on a couple of occasions.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Support Nutrient Management
    How does environmental quality influence your sense of community?

    Douglas Bajor 4/27/2018 2:32 PM
    We try to shop at local farmer markets whenever possible.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Reduce Animal Products
    What do you think contributes to people in North America eating more meat than other countries, and what does this say about North American values and ways of living? How do we start shifting a meat-focused food culture?

    Douglas Bajor 4/27/2018 2:28 PM

    My wife and I consistently encourage each other to eat better including more fruits and vegetables (especially from organic farms).