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Humpback Whale Katy

Team4_Humpback Whales

"Dream a different reality for our Earth"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 580 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    27
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    279
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    279
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • up to
    147
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    20
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    308
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    203
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    10
    minutes
    spent learning

Humpback Whale's Actions

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Try Carpooling

Carpooling

I will commute by carpool 30 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Learn the Truth About Expiration Dates

Reduced Food Waste

I will spend at least 10 minutes learning how to differentiate between sell by, use by, and best by dates.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Go for a Daily Walk

Walkable Cities

I will take a walk for 10 minutes each day and take note of the infrastructure that makes walking more or less enjoyable, accessible, and possible.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

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 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Reduce Animal Products

Plant-Rich Diets

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

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Electricity

Choose LED Bulbs

LED Lighting

I will replace 15 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

Eat Mindfully

I will eat all of my meals without distractions, e.g., phone, computer, TV, or newspaper.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Reflection Question
    Buildings Upgrade My Windows
    How does improving your home's (or office's) energy efficiency help you better live out your values?

    Humpback Whale Katy's avatar
    Humpback Whale Katy 2/10/2021 7:09 AM
    Helps me feel like i'm helping our planet. I think doing this is efficient and convenient

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    Humpback Whale Katy 2/10/2021 7:08 AM
    Its going well! I feel i'm making a difference with my team

  • 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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    Humpback Whale Katy 2/02/2021 6:57 AM
    Make sure to recycle and to reuse certain things such as plastic bags, jars, and containers.
  • 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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    Humpback Whale Katy 2/02/2021 6:55 AM
    Eating more meat isn't necessarily good for you. It also contributes to adding more CO2 to the atmosphere 
  • 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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    Humpback Whale Katy 2/02/2021 6:54 AM
    I hope to get more energy efficient alternatives to everyday objects.
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Go for a Daily Walk
    What have you noticed on your daily walks? What have you enjoyed? What infrastructure changes could make your walks more enjoyable or possible?

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    Humpback Whale Katy 2/02/2021 6:53 AM
    I like looking at nature and talking with my family.
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Try Carpooling
    List some of the places you frequent often (work, grocery store, natural areas). Could you choose one or two days a week to schedule driving with a friend, neighbor or co-worker to these places?

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    Humpback Whale Katy 2/02/2021 6:52 AM
    My family and another family have started to carpool. It helps me feel I'm making a difference.
  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Healing & Renewal Eat Mindfully
    Mindful eating is healthier for us than eating with distractions. How does your eating experience differ when practicing mindfulness?

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    Humpback Whale Katy 2/02/2021 6:51 AM
    It helps me to focus on communicating with the people around me rather then looking on a screen.

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    Humpback Whale Katy 2/02/2021 6:50 AM
    I am excited to say it is going well. I have saved 15 pounds of CO2 and traveled a lot by carpool.

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    Humpback Whale Katy 1/29/2021 11:39 AM
    They last longer so using them saves you money!