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Sam Longstreet

UU DD 2021 MVUC

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 516 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    58
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    61
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    65
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Sam's Actions

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Support Local Food Systems

Plant-Rich Diets

I will source 10 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 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Land Sinks

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

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

Health and Education

Learn about the Need for Family Planning

Health and Education

I will spend at least 15 minutes learning more about the need for family planning globally.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

More Fruits And Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 2 cups of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 22
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

Zero-waste Cooking

Reduced Food Waste

I will cook 2 meal(s) with zero-waste each day

COMPLETED 28
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 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Reduce Animal Products

Plant-Rich Diets

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

COMPLETED 28
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Sam Longstreet's avatar
    Sam Longstreet 4/25/2021 12:03 PM
    Have composter.  Will compost.

  • Sam Longstreet's avatar
    Sam Longstreet 4/23/2021 11:11 AM
    All food waste so far is from food preparation - banana skins, pineapple peels, lime peels, green bean stems and chicken bones and all of the non-meat and non-citrus scraps have gone into compost.  Compost bin arriving today.