April 3 - April 24, 2019
April 3 - April 24, 2019

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 4,563 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    8
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    93
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    8
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    29
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    54
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,350
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    4
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    2
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1
    donations
    made
  • up to
    50
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    11
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    973
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • April 25 at 11:46 AM
    Changing first people's perspective on regulation. In general, people feel that their rights are being infringed upon and legislation protecting the environment will inhibit development.  As long as people feel this way they will resent and circumvent environmental protections.  We need to change this perspective, then move to creating greater...
  • April 24 at 1:18 PM
    I've really enjoyed the educational aspect of Project Drawdown and have realized that I've got a lot to learn about still! So, this is the next book in my TBR pile! So happy that our library has a copy of it! 🌎
  • April 24 at 11:29 AM
    It would seem that the best way to make a positive impact, according to your info, is to go vegan and give up chocolate and coffee. However, that's not going to happen for me. I can reduce the amount of chocolate and coffee that I consume and I can increase the amount of vegetarian meals that I eat during the week. That seems like a much more...
  • April 24 at 6:16 AM
    As I been reading about women owned business this month. It was good to hear of all the agencies that support their development and growth. The Small Business Development Center, Women's Business Center at Canisius College, and the MWBE programs, all help and support women in business. Networking among women business leaders contributes greatly...
  • April 24 at 5:46 AM
    Last day of Challenge and it's our recycle day. Sad statistic that only 1/3 of household's recycle in Western NY. However, I still have hope as the kids in the area are far more aware and seem to have taken to recycling as a common task and they know which containers to use sometimes better than I do as we clean up on the walks. Also 2-3 years...
  • April 23 at 3:42 PM
    I'm kinda bummed that this challenge ends tomorrow! We've made some changes at work and at home that I'd really love to stick with: turning lights off when we don't need them on, making sure faucets aren't dripping, cutting back on meat at our meals, cooking smaller portions at meals. I love having a recycled craft area at work for kids too!...

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