March 2, 2020 - December 31, 2025

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Mansfield Middle School

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 351 This Week
  • 2,715 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    26
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    143
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    19
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    0
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    29
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    220
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    5
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    6
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    24
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    2
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    6
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    1,260
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    192
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • April 2 at 6:50 PM
    $1500 a year is enough to plant 1500 trees a year, to get solar panels after a few years, or buy 7500 points in Drawdown Ecochallenge!
  • April 1 at 7:48 AM
    Perhaps wasted water is something that bothers me the most. Water is something that seems so abundant and plentiful... until it isn't. Though there's lots of water on Earth, near all of it is unusable, and even the clean water we do have isn't evenly distributed. It seems wrong to use thousands of gallons of water to produce food that gets...
  • April 1 at 7:43 AM
    Eating food is not always good for our health—even eating too much of 'heathy foods' such as greens can have adverse effects, but the real problem is eating lots of less nutritious foods: red meat, white flour products, etc. When we're given a large serving of good food, we tend to eat more even if we're not so hungry. So large servings can...
  • March 29 at 8:58 AM
    Meat is intrinsically inefficient. An animal consumes far more calories over its life than humans get out of it, meaning it's far more efficient to just eat plants grown on the land the animal would have eaten off of; less is wasted. This also makes meat more expensive per calorie than plants because it uses more land and more water. Thus, in...
  • March 28 at 2:39 PM
    I have enjoyed... the sunshine the fresh air all of the colors  spending more time with my family Next time I go for a walk I will try to pick up the trash that I see along my road. 
  • March 21 at 9:58 AM
    I suppose it’s because meat is more expensive and seems like a more filling food. But the thing is, we weren’t really made to digest meat, or any animal products, really. Our digestive system works better with plants. We’re basically herbivores. The proteins in animal products clog a person’s arteries and make them more likely to die of heart...

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