April 4 - April 25, 2018

Kuei-Ti Lu

HP Corvallis

"I want to have fun."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,485 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    0
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    0
    miles
    travelled by bike
  • up to
    0
    miles
    travelled by carpool
  • up to
    0
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    0
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    0
    miles
    travelled by bus
  • up to
    0
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    0
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    2
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    0
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    18
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    0
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed

Challenges

Buildings and Cities

Go by Bike

#59 Bike Infrastructure

I will commute by bike 0 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 22 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Transport

Try Carpooling

#75 Ridesharing

I will commute by carpool 0 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 22 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Transport

Use Public Transit

#37 Mass Transit

I will use public transit 0 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 22 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Land Use

Local Perennial Biomass

#51 Perennial Biomass

I will spend at least 1 minutes finding out if anyone is working on perennial biomass projects in my region and how I can get involved.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Land Use

Learn about Temperate Forests

#12 Temperate Forests

I will spend at least 1 minutes learning more about the environmental services provided by and the environmental issues affecting temperate forests.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Land Use

Forest-Friendly Foods 1

#5 Tropical Forests

I will spend at least 1 minutes researching the impact of my diet to see how it contributes to deforestation.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Support Local Food Systems

#4 Plant-Rich Diet

I will source 0 meal(s) 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 22 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Reduce Animal Products

#4 Plant-Rich Diet

I will enjoy 0 meatless or vegan meal(s) each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 22 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Buildings and Cities

Express My Support

#59 Bike Infrastructure

I will find out who in my city makes decisions that impact bike routes and express my support for better biking infrastructure.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Buildings and Cities

Express My Support

#54 Walkable Cities

I will find out who in my city makes decisions that impact neighborhood walkability and express my support for better walking infrastructure.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Buildings and Cities

Research Heat Pumps

#42 Heat Pumps

I will spend at least 1 minutes researching heat pumps to see if installing one makes sense for my home/building.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Buildings and Cities

Choose LED Bulbs

#33 LED Lighting (Household)

I will replace 0 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Women and Girls

Host a Film Screening

#6 Educating Girls, #7 Family Planning, #62 Women Smallholders

I will host a film screening and discussion about women's and gender equality issues.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Women and Girls

Connect With A Nonprofit

#6 Educating Girls, #7 Family Planning, #62 Women Smallholders

I will connect with a local nonprofit working on womens' or girls' issues in my community, and find out how I can get involved or become a member.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Women and Girls

Research Barriers to Participation and Representation

#6 Educating Girls, #7 Family Planning, #62 Women Smallholders

I will spend at least 1 minutes learning more about the barriers to women's equal participation and representation around the world.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Explore Other Food Solutions

All Food Solutions

I will spend at least 1 minutes researching other Drawdown Food Solutions.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Learn More about Regenerative Agriculture

#11 Regenerative Agriculture

I will spend at least 1 minutes learning about the need for more regenerative agriculture.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Learn More about Silvopasture

#9 Silvopasture

I will spend at least 1 minutes watching videos and/or reading about the environmental benefits of silvopasture.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Zero-waste Cooking

#3 Reduced Food Waste

I will cook 0 meal(s) with zero-waste each day.

COMPLETED 22 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Learn the Truth About Expiration Dates

#3 Reduced Food Waste

I will spend at least 1 minutes learning how to differentiate between sell by, use by, and best by dates.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Keep Track of Wasted Food

#3 Reduced Food Waste

I will keep a daily log of food I throw away during the 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 22 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Electricity Generation

Explore Other Electricity Generation Solutions

All Electricity Generation Solutions

I will spend at least 1 minutes researching other Drawdown Electricity Generation Solutions.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Electricity Generation

Watch a Video about Methane Digesters

#30 Methane Digesters (large), #64 Methane Digesters (small)

I will watch a video about methane digesters (also commonly known as anaerobic digesters).

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Electricity Generation

Learn More about Micro Wind

#76 Micro Wind

I will spend at least 1 minutes learning more about the energy generation potential of Micro Wind.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Electricity Generation

Learn More about Biomass

#34 Biomass

I will spend at least 1 minutes learning more about the energy generation potential of biomass.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Electricity Generation

Learn More about Wave and Tidal Energy

#29 Wave and Tidal

I will spend at least 1 minutes learning more about the energy generation potential of wave and tidal energy.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Electricity Generation

Learn More About Geothermal Energy

#18 Geothermal

I will spend at least 1 minutes learning more about the energy generation potential of geothermal energy and consider investing in this technology.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Feed


  • Kuei-Ti Lu 4/25/2018 3:25 AM
    Finally
  • Reflection Question
    Women and Girls Research Barriers to Participation and Representation
    What are some of the barriers that exist to women's equal participation and/or representation in your community?

    Kuei-Ti Lu 4/25/2018 2:46 AM
    I think we need better education to solve issues.
  • Reflection Question
    Land Use Learn about Temperate Forests
    As you learn more about the scope and seriousness of the environmental challenges we face, what impact does that have on your thinking and actions? What are the parts that feel overwhelming? What parts help you feel hopeful?

    Kuei-Ti Lu 4/25/2018 2:42 AM
    The more I know, the less enough I think I know.
  • Reflection Question
    Land Use Forest-Friendly Foods 1
    How is your diet currently impacting deforestation? What can you do to decrease your negative impact and increase your positive impact?

    Kuei-Ti Lu 4/25/2018 2:37 AM
    I think I'm confused by conflicting info.
  • Reflection Question
    Land Use Local Perennial Biomass
    Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe states that "The reason we care about climate change is because it affects the people and places that we care about." What is happening (or will happen) in your area that will affect the people and places you care about?

    Kuei-Ti Lu 4/25/2018 2:34 AM
    Wildfires have affected my area a lot.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Learn More about Silvopasture
    Had you heard of the term silvopasture" before now? After learning more about it, what do you think is the biggest advantage of silvopasture?

    Kuei-Ti Lu 4/24/2018 11:57 PM
    I had never heard of silvopasture.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Learn More about Regenerative Agriculture
    Clean air, clean water and healthy food are three reasons to care about regenerative agriculture. In what ways can you support your closest regenerative agriculture farm?

    Kuei-Ti Lu 4/24/2018 11:55 PM
    Maybe I can try finding a nearby regenerative agriculture farm.

  • Kuei-Ti Lu 4/24/2018 11:28 PM
    It's almost the end.
  • Reflection Question
    Women and Girls Host a Film Screening
    What is the next step beyond raising awareness of women's and gender equality issues?

    Kuei-Ti Lu 4/23/2018 11:59 PM
    Technology might help solve current issues.
  • Reflection Question
    Transport Try Carpooling
    Take a moment to think of 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?

    Kuei-Ti Lu 4/23/2018 11:57 PM
    I carpool with my friends.