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Karen Jensen

NW Natural - Field & Service Centers

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    505
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Karen's Actions

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Watch & Learn: Environmental and Social Justice

Climate change and other systems such as racism, sexism, colonialism, ableism, and our political and economic structures in our world are intimately connected. I will watch at least 2 of the videos/podcast episodes to learn about environmental/climate justice.

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One-Time Action

Health and Education

Wellness & Environmental Justice on Screen

Watch 2 or more talks, documentaries, films about how wellness and environmental justice go hand in hand. Short films in "Learn More". Suggested longer films available via streaming services: -Game Changers (2019) -Happy (2011) -Minimalist (2016) -No Impact Man (2009) -Sustainable (2016) -Forks Over Knives (2011) -Wasted! The Story of Food Waste (2017) -Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead (2010)

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One-Time Action

Health and Education

Yoga for a Better World

Join the Wellness Team for Virtual Yoga. Join live during the weekly yoga session or practice on your own using the recorded sessions.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Buildings

Lights Out/ Turn it Off

Reduce energy use by doing simple actions such as turning the lights off when you are the last to leave a room, using smart power strips, and turning off small appliances around your desk when not in use. At Home or a NW Natural Location we encourage you to: -Turn the lights off when you leave a room. Don't forget those little desk lamps! -Turn off TVs when no one is watching -Close bay doors if the heat or A/C is on -Alert SEEC and or facilities if you are notice light sensors not working properly

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Electricity

Less We Can

Peruse our external Less We Can site at http://lesswecan.com/ Learn about all of the ways NW Natural is trying to reduce our carbon foot print. For those who do not interact with customers on a regular basis, this is also a great opportunity to see how we communicate our goals to an outside audience.

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One-Time Action

Electricity

Better Composting Method

Spend 120 minutes researching best practices to compost more quickly and efficiently.

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One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Local redlining

Spend 120 minutes researching how redlining impacted the city where I live

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One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

NWN TEST

TEST

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One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn about the Legacy of Redlining

Multiple Solutions

I will spend at least 500 minutes learning about the legacy of redlining and how city planning and environmental justice issues are interconnected.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Go for a Daily Walk

Walkable Cities

I will take a walk for 20 minutes each day and take note of the infrastructure that makes walking more or less enjoyable, accessible, and possible.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Keep Track of Wasted Food

Reduced Food Waste

I will keep a daily log of food I throw away during Drawdown Ecochallenge, either because it went bad before I ate it, I put too much on my plate, or it was scraps from food preparation.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Electricity

Support Microgeneration in Low Income Countries

Small Hydropower, Micro Wind Turbines, Microgrids

I will make a donation to a nonprofit that installs microgeneration in low income countries.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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

NWN TEST

TEST

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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