August 1, 2019 - December 31, 2024

Climate Action NWI

219 GreenConnect

Connecting people, ideas and resources throughout Northwest Indiana that inspire and foster more environmentally friendly ways of living.

Points Total

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  • 9,188 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    75
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    4
    people
    helped
  • up to
    10
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    90
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,166
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    159
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    485
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    2
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    10
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    40
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    29
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    2
    donations
    made
  • up to
    22
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    10
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    96,750
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    550
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • February 29 at 5:57 AM
    Eliminate unnecessary trips and combine other trips where possible.
  • February 2 at 11:24 AM
    My post from yesterday was too long. Here's the rest of what I was up to in January while away from Eco Challenge: Brought together a Schererville, Indiana "guild" -- it was a chance to connect several environmentally minded people I know from various places (Climate Reality Leadership training, Pachamama Alliance and Climate Action...
  • February 1 at 7:01 AM
    I have been away from Eco-Challenge for a while, tending to various things calling for my attention away from the computer. I'm happy to be "back" and really enjoy seeing the impact of our group's efforts in aggregate. Though they aren't goals I can check off here, I consider these real life wins worth lots! In January I had the...
  • January 8 at 9:58 AM
    Absolutely loved this article titled Losing the Farm about the history of agriculture in the midwest, mixed with some Aldo Leopold and a frame story about the author's family farm.  https://beltmag.com/losing-the-farm/
  • January 6 at 8:58 AM
    I don't look at my computer every day so I don't log in.  I try to not spend a lot of time on electronics and try to be a doer or maker more.  This is part of my contribution to the environment.  I would like this as a goal to check.   Thank you. 
  • January 4 at 5:50 AM
    The actions I chose were meaningful to me on a personal level, as well attainable.  A few I had to stretch for and do a little research; growth happens when we push outside our comfort zone, right?!

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