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Richard Klein

Empowerment HS Ecochallenge

"Find new ways to use old stuff. Reuse - Recycle - Reclaim"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 205 This Week
  • 1,661 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    194
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    240
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    37
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables

Richard's Actions

Land Sinks

Forest-Friendly Foods 1

Tropical Forest Restoration

I will spend at least 30 minutes researching the impact of my diet to see how it contributes to deforestation.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle

Electric Cars, Hybrid Cars

I will spend at least 60 minutes researching and weighing my options to see if a hybrid or electric vehicle makes sense for my lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Action

Land Sinks

Buy Bamboo

Bamboo Production

When they are available, I will purchase products made from bamboo instead of wood, plastic, or metal.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

More Fruits And Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 1 cups of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

Farm Irrigation Efficiency

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of trees and plants in my yard.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Support Organic Growing Methods

Nutrient Management

I will buy organic cotton and foods grown without the use of synthetic nitrogen fertilizers.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Eat Mindfully

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

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

Coastal, Ocean, and Engineered Sinks

Building With Carbon Storing Waste Products

Engineered Sinks

I will spend at least 19 minute(s) researching how people can build with carbon-storing materials - including agricultural byproducts - and discuss it with my peers or post to social media.

Completed
One-Time Action

Coastal, Ocean, and Engineered Sinks

Learn about Biochar

Biochar Production

I will spend 60 minute(s) learning about biochar and how it can help sequester carbon.

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity

Calculate the carbon footprint of my household

I will calculate the carbon emissions associated with my household and consider how different lifestyle choices could reduce our carbon footprint and our impact on the environment.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Building Resilience

Support a Community Garden

Multiple Solutions

I will support a community garden by volunteering, donating, or advocating for a new or existing one.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health and Education

Learn about the Need for Family Planning

Health and Education

I will spend at least 30 minutes learning more about the need for family planning globally.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Smaller Portions

Reduced Food Waste

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

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

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    Richard Klein 6/11/2021 5:11 AM
    Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in this world, but it has not solved one yet.  Maya Angelou 

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    Richard Klein 6/10/2021 12:12 PM
    My dog has fleas.


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    Richard Klein 6/09/2021 6:30 AM
    I didn't arrive  at my understanding of the fundamental laws of the universe through my rational mind.  Albert Einstein 

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    Richard Klein 6/08/2021 7:32 AM
    Your ecochallenge accounts for 1/3 of your final exam grade.  Keep earning points.  

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    Richard Klein 6/04/2021 11:43 AM
    The ecochallenge is going great today!!!!

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    Richard Klein 6/04/2021 8:36 AM
    I did not arrive at my understanding of the fundamental laws of the universe through my rational mind.  Albert Einstein  

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    Richard Klein 6/04/2021 7:46 AM
    Today is rainy, but my students are sunny!

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    Richard Klein 6/04/2021 6:55 AM
    Second period is having a good start to the day.  

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    Richard Klein 6/04/2021 6:10 AM
    Good Morning Team.  It is a great Friday!

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    Richard Klein 6/02/2021 6:22 AM
    By checking into your dashboard, you can earn 25 points per day.