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Victoria Biela

Conservation Crew

"Doing my best to help save the world"

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 110 THIS WEEK
  • 753 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    80
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    1.0
    advocacy action
    completed
  • UP TO
    38
    stories
    shared
  • UP TO
    160
    minutes
    spent learning

Victoria's actions

Electricity

Share to Social Media: Electricity

Electricity

Through social media (LinkedIn or Instagram), I will share what I've learned about Electricity Generation and tag Ecochallenge.org.

COMPLETED 34
DAILY ACTIONS

Industry

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

Bioplastics; Reduced Plastics

I will avoid buying and using 3 single-use plastics and instead replace them with durable options.

COMPLETED 35
DAILY ACTIONS

Industry

Properly Dispose of Refrigerants

Refrigerant Management

I will spend at least 30 minutes learning how to properly dispose of my refrigerator, freezer, and other refrigerants at the end of their useful lives.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Industry

Research the Climate Impact of Refrigerants

Refrigerant Management

I will spend 30 minutes learning about the climate impact of refrigerants and what climate-friendly refrigerants are by using the links below.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Industry

Practice the 5 Rs

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 34
DAILY ACTIONS

Industry

Learn about Carbon Offsets

I will spend 60 minutes learning about carbon offsets, and why they are a necessary solution in combating a climate crisis.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Industry

Encourage My Organization to Measure and Manage Our Carbon Footprint

Industry

I will share a business carbon calculator and encourage my organization to improve our sustainable practices.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Industry

Green My Job

Industry

Using Drawdown's Job Function Action Guide, I will learn about climate actions I can take at work.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Industry

Plastics Audit

Reduced Plastics

I will complete a plastics audit to see where plastics show up in my life and determine how I can reduce the use of single-use plastics.

COMPLETED 33
DAILY ACTIONS

Electricity

Choose Renewable Energy or Purchase Renewable Energy Credits

Onshore Wind Turbines, Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaics

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option. If my utility does not offer one, I will purchase Renewable Energy Credits to match my usage.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Electricity

Contact Fossil Fuel Companies

Methane Leak Management

I will contact the fossil fuel companies that supply energy in my community and ask how they manage and reduce methane leakage.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Participant Feed

Reflection, encouragement, and relationship building are all important aspects of getting a new habit to stick.
Share thoughts, encourage others, and reinforce positive new habits on the Feed.

To get started, share “your why.” Why did you join the challenge and choose the actions you did?

  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Electricity Share to Social Media: Electricity
    Have you been sharing what you learned throughout Drawdown Ecochallenge? How have people responded?

    Victoria Biela's avatar
    Victoria Biela 3/14/2024 5:25 AM
    People seem interested 8n learning more

  • Victoria Biela's avatar
    Victoria Biela 3/11/2024 7:21 PM
    Learning all I can to do my part to help the planet