April 3 - April 24, 2019

Tessa Husted

Red Hook Central School District

"preserving the environment so that everyone can enjoy the freedom of exploring nature "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 655 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    14
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    2
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    8
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    people
    helped
  • up to
    25
    minutes
    spent learning

Challenges

Electricity Generation

Watch a Video about Methane Digesters

#30 Methane Digesters (large), #64 Methane Digesters (small)

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Materials

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

#47 Bioplastic

I will avoid buying toxic plastics, including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl and instead replace them with bioplastic or durable options.

COMPLETED 4 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Women and Girls

Give a Microloan

#62 Women Smallholders

I will give 1 microloan(s) to women who need help starting a business.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Reduce Animal Products

#4 Plant-Rich Diet

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

COMPLETED 7 OF 22
DAILY 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.

COMPLETED 3 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Electricity Generation

Communicate With My Elected Officials

#2 Wind Turbines (Onshore)

I will write or call 2 elected official(s) telling them not to support fossil fuel subsidies and instead support wind energy generation.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Women and Girls

Start a Social Media Campaign

#6 Educating Girls

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

COMPLETED 0 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Materials

Properly Dispose of Refrigerants

#1 Refrigerant Management

I will spend at least 20 minutes learning how to properly dispose of my refrigerator, freezer, and other refrigerants at the end of their useful lives.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Food Reduce Animal Products
    In your opinion, what contributes to people in North America eating more meat than any other countries? What does this say about North American values and ways of living?

    Tessa Husted 4/07/2019 8:05 PM
    We’re wealthier, which enables us to live a more free and careless lifestyle.