Orca Blake

Team Orca

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 538 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    42
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    42
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • up to
    109
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    3
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    5
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    7
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved

Challenges

Buildings and Cities

Replace Manual Thermostats

#57 Smart Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with smart ones.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Materials

Go Paperless

#70 Recycled Paper

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by 0.11lbs (0.05kg) a day or 3.3lbs (1.6kg) a month by opting into paperless billing, ending unwanted subscriptions and opting out of junk mail.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Buildings and Cities

Upgrade My Windows

#31 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 Challenge

Buildings and Cities

Plan to Insulate

#31 Insulation

I will find out how to make my home more energy efficient through better insulation and weatherization.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Land Use

Buy Bamboo

#35 Bamboo

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Buildings and Cities

Choose LED Bulbs

#33 LED Lighting (Household)

I will replace 3 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Smaller Portions

#3 Reduced Food Waste

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

COMPLETED 1
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Support Local Food Systems

#4 Plant-Rich Diet

I will source 1 percent of my food from local producers each day. This could include signing up for a local CSA, buying from a farmer's market, visiting a food co-op, foraging with a local group, or growing my own ingredients.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food

Reduce Animal Products

#4 Plant-Rich Diet

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transport

Try Carpooling

#75 Ridesharing

I will commute by carpool 6 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to 15.69 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Land Use

Forest-Friendly Foods 2

#5 Tropical Forests

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 CHALLENGES

Feed


  • Orca Blake 2/28/2020 4:03 PM
    This is why I am spamming but I am done now so bye bye and lets win!

  • Orca Blake 2/28/2020 4:03 PM
    understand? I hope you do

  • Orca Blake 2/28/2020 4:02 PM
    It is un acceptable if we loose

  • Orca Blake 2/28/2020 4:02 PM
    Guys we need to beat team coral
  • Reflection Question
    Buildings and Cities Replace Manual Thermostats
    How do you anticipate replacing your thermostats for smart ones will positively impact your life?

    Orca Blake 2/28/2020 4:02 PM
    Apparently we already had those
  • Reflection Question
    Land Use Buy Bamboo
    Are bamboo alternatives readily available in your community? If not, what are other sustainable alternatives?

    Orca Blake 2/28/2020 8:26 AM
    my mom has bamboo bowls that she recently bought.
  • Reflection Question
    Materials Go Paperless
    What do you want to prioritize over material 'stuff' in your own life?

    Orca Blake 2/28/2020 8:24 AM
    I already get my mail by technology, other than a couple special letters.
  • Reflection Question
    Buildings and Cities Plan to Insulate
    What are some of the benefits of making your home more energy efficient?

    Orca Blake 2/28/2020 8:22 AM
    when my mom added to our house she has everything insulated already and continued the insulation through out whole house.
  • Reflection Question
    Buildings and Cities Upgrade My Windows
    How does improving your home's (or office's) energy efficiency help you better live out your values?

    Orca Blake 2/28/2020 8:21 AM
    My mom upgraded them a while ago for hurricanes, and stuff like that.


  • Orca Blake 2/18/2020 8:02 AM
    i finished this and it was very easy