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Edward Kuppinger

Billy Goats

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 161 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    donations
    made
  • up to
    22
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    1
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Edward's Actions

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Donate

Improved Clean Cookstoves

I will donate to nonprofits that install clean cookstoves in low-income countries.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Support Indigenous Peoples' Land Management

Indigenous Peoples' Forest Tenure

I will donate to Native American Rights Fund, which protects tribal natural resources and environmental rights and promotes Native American Human Rights.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Advocate for Forest Protection

Forest Protection

I will contact 1 congress people or representatives to advocate for public policy that protects forests and the enforcement of existing anti-logging laws, as well as the rights of local people to protect and restore the land in their communities.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Make School More Affordable

Health and Education

I will raise funds to help make school affordable for girls around the world.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Transport

Explore Other Transportation Solutions

All Transportation Solutions

I will spend at least 10 minutes researching other Drawdown Transportation Solutions.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Transport

Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle

Electric Cars, Hybrid Cars

I will spend at least 10 minutes researching and weighing my options to see if a hybrid or electric vehicle makes sense for my lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Social Justice

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

Action Track: Social Justice

Contact your Elected Officials

Abandoned Farmland Restoration

I will contact 1 elected officials to voice my opinion on the importance of restoring farmland in my region, including both public and private land.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Learn More about Silvopasture

Silvopasture

I will spend at least 10 minutes watching videos and/or reading about the environmental benefits of silvopasture.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Explore Other Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Solutions

All Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Solutions

I will spend at least 15 minutes researching other Drawdown Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Solutions.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Electricity Generation

Install a motion-sensitive or timer light switch.

A light switch that can turn off a light when a room is not occupied or after a specified time or duration can decrease energy use.

Completed
One-Time Action

Land Use

Forest-Friendly Foods 2

Tropical Forest Restoration

I will replace or remove the palm oil, coffee, and cocoa products in my current diet that are known to contribute to deforestation.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Land Use

Forest-Friendly Foods 1

Tropical Forest Restoration

I will spend at least 10 minutes researching the impact of my diet to see how it contributes to deforestation.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Materials

Recycle Everything I Can

Recycling

Contamination prevents what is recyclable from being recycled. I will research and recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community, making sure to not contaminate recyclables with non-recyclables.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Materials

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

Bioplastics

I will avoid buying and using 1 single-use plastics and instead replace them with durable options.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Transport

Conduct Virtual Meetings

Telepresence

I will encourage my office to hold meetings virtually whenever possible instead of requiring travel.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Composting

Composting, Reduced Food Waste

I will start a compost bin where I live.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Learn the Truth About Expiration Dates

Reduced Food Waste

I will spend at least 2 minutes learning how to differentiate between sell by, use by, and best by dates.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Smaller Portions

Reduced Food Waste

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Reduce Animal Products

Plant-Rich Diets

I will enjoy 1 meatless or vegan meal(s) each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Food Smaller Portions
    While dishing food out, we tend to load our plates with more than we need. Using smaller plates helps to mitigate this. Aside from the environmental benefits, what other benefits might come from eating/serving smaller portions?

    Edward Kuppinger's avatar
    Edward Kuppinger 5/03/2020 8:44 AM
    We eat too fast and take in to many calories  anyway. Our bodies dont get enough time to tells we are full. 
    Smaller plates is,a healthier way to eat..

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    Edward Kuppinger 4/22/2020 6:58 AM

    1st Challenge complete!