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Sachin Ramchandran

Mrs. Chin's Environmental Science

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Sachin's Actions

Buildings

Replace Manual Thermostats

Smart Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with smart ones.

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Buildings

Plan to Insulate

Insulation

I will find out how to make my home more energy efficient through better insulation and weatherization.

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Buildings

Upgrade My Windows

Insulation

I will upgrade the windows or weatherstripping in my home or office to reduce air leaks and save on energy costs.

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Action Track: Building Resilience

Plant Trees

Temperate Forest Restoration

I will plant 3 tree(s) in my community, public parks, or backyard.

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Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

More Fruits And Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 2 cups of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Smaller Portions

Reduced Food Waste

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

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Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Reduce Animal Products

Plant-Rich Diets

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

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Electricity

Watch a Video about Methane Digesters

Methane Digesters

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

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Action Track: Healing & Renewal

Working out

exercising: weight lifting, pull-ups, etc.

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DAILY ACTIONS

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.

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Feed

  • 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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    Sachin Ramchandran 3/10/2021 7:58 AM
    They have more access to it compared to those in poorer countries. It allows more growth and strength but the overconsumption of it can lead to unhealthiness
  • Reflection Question
    Buildings Plan to Insulate
    What are some of the benefits of making your home more energy efficient?

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    Sachin Ramchandran 3/04/2021 9:00 AM
    We don't have to waste energy unnecessarily if it is already insulated well.
  • Reflection Question
    Buildings Upgrade My Windows
    How does improving your home's (or office's) energy efficiency help you better live out your values?

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    Sachin Ramchandran 3/04/2021 8:56 AM
    Prevents any leakage and thus prevents us from unnecessarily wasting any more energy in an attempt to increase the heat in our house.
  • Reflection Question
    Buildings Replace Manual Thermostats
    How do you anticipate replacing your thermostats for smart ones will positively impact your life?

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    Sachin Ramchandran 3/04/2021 8:53 AM
    We can more accurately keep track of the temperature in our house and prevent a malfunction or waste of energy in order to keep us warm.