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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.

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Team Impact

  • up to
    10
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    10
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    1,166
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    2
    donations
    made
  • up to
    485
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    10
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    550
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    22
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    90
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    159
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    4
    people
    helped
  • up to
    75
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    29
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    96,750
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    113
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • April 27 at 1:04 PM
    We also need to keep the soil healthy so it does not contaminate our food and the water that flows through it. Healthier soil also requires less treatments.  Also, Not burning brush in the neighborhood and instead having it breakdown makes it more pleasant to be outside instead of smelling smoke. 
  • 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. 

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