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Asmita Bhandari

Mrs. Chin's Environmental Science

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 406 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    11
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    5
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    1
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    6
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    25
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    1
    trees
    planted

Asmita's Actions

Industry

Recycle

I will recycle certain amount of cans, glass and paper.

Completed
One-Time Action

Industry

Practice the 5 R's

Recycling

I will Practice the "5 Rs" — refuse, reduce, reuse, repurpose, and recycle — to reduce my waste more than I can with just recycling alone.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Action Track: Healing & Renewal

Plant Trees

Temperate Forest Restoration

I will plant 1 tree(s) in my community, public parks, or backyard.

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity

Spread the Word about Energy Alternatives

All Electricity Solutions

I will research and tell 2 people each day about the benefits of alternative energy sources like wind turbines, solar energy, geothermal energy, and methane digesters.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Health and Education

Start a Social Media Campaign

Health and Education

Through social media, I will raise awareness about gender inequity in education by sharing the information found in the links below.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Go by Bike

Bicycle Infrastructure

I will commute by bike 3 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Electricity

Watch a Video about Methane Digesters

Methane Digesters

I will watch a video about methane digesters (also commonly known as anaerobic digesters).

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity

Choose LED Bulbs

LED Lighting

I will replace 3 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Healing & Renewal

Explore My Area

Sometimes protecting nature requires feeling connected to nature. I will invest 20 minutes in exploring and appreciating a natural area in my region, whether a forest, wetland, coastal area, or somewhere else.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Reduce Animal Products

Plant-Rich Diets

I will enjoy 1 meatless or vegan meal(s) each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Composting

Composting, Reduced Food Waste

I will start a compost bin where I live.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Industry Practice the 5 R's
    What are some more "R's" you could add to your daily practice to reduce your waste?

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    Asmita Bhandari 12/15/2020 9:06 AM
    I could eat less food and if there is something to throw away then i could find a way to reuse that product and do something from it. 
  • Reflection Question
    Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Reduce Animal Products
    Why do people in richer countries eat more meat than people in other places? How does eating more meat affect our bodies, our planet, and other people?

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    Asmita Bhandari 12/10/2020 6:30 PM
    I think because it cost more. The meet is cheaper then vegtables. Eating more meats is effecting in a negative way main reason being it is killing animals. 
  • Reflection Question
    Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Composting
    Producing food that goes uneaten squanders many resources—seeds, water, energy, land, fertilizer, hours of labor, financial capital. Which of these kinds of waste most motivates you to change your behavior regarding food waste? Why?

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    Asmita Bhandari 12/07/2020 7:48 PM
    I think energy because anything in natures requires energy and if there is nature that thing will grow with out any problems. 
  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Healing & Renewal Explore My Area
    How can spending more time outdoors enhance your sense of place -- your deep knowledge of and appreciation for your surroundings?

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    Asmita Bhandari 12/07/2020 9:11 AM
    By spending more time outdoor, you can learn about nature. 
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Spread the Word about Energy Alternatives
    What inspiration and wisdom can you gather from your family, faith, or community traditions that would help you in both communicating about and addressing our most pressing energy issues?

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    Asmita Bhandari 12/06/2020 5:17 PM
    people i shared this with, asked questions and did more research. 
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Choose LED Bulbs
    Changing lightbulbs is an excellent first step toward energy efficiency! What's next for you?

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    Asmita Bhandari 12/06/2020 5:16 PM
    i think exercising maybe. 
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Go by Bike
    How does using human-powered transportation make you feel compared to using other methods of transportation?

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    Asmita Bhandari 12/06/2020 5:15 PM
    It was cold but I felt good. I lisin to music while biking to there. 
  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Healing & Renewal Plant Trees
    How is planting trees good for your mental, physical, and spiritual health?

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    Asmita Bhandari 12/06/2020 5:12 PM
    I got a small tree from the neighbor and planted it at my house, 
  • Reflection Question
    Health and Education Start a Social Media Campaign
    How are people responding to the statistics you're sharing on social media?

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    Asmita Bhandari 12/06/2020 5:03 PM
    I send this to 10 of my friends. https://www.cgdev.org/blog/mind-gap-5-facts-about-gender-gap-education#:~:text=In%20fact%2C%20both%20girls%20and,percent%20over%20the%20same%20period.