April 4 - April 25, 2018
April 4 - April 25, 2018

ESr140 Rock Creek

Portland Community College

Points Total

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  • 0 This Week
  • 5,885 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    10
    miles
    travelled by carpool
  • up to
    38
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    donations
    made
  • up to
    19
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    8
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    4
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1
    people
    helped
  • up to
    6
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    33
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    120
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    95
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    2,870
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    33
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    60
    miles
    travelled by bus

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  • April 25 at 11:08 PM
    We have been making weekly trips to Fred Meyer to recycle/deposit all our bottles and other items that they will take. We have also made strides in reusing or repurposing materials. Mason jars are really lifesavers. I bought them some time back for canning, but they have since served a variety of functions and are easy to clean. Some old...
  • April 25 at 5:14 PM
    In Portland there is a plan on building skyscrapers and other high altitude buildings, potentially installing micro turbines on these buildings could be beneficial. Also maybe in universities and how some campuses are looking to be sustainable and use renewable energy.
  • April 25 at 12:39 PM
    Countries that do not know about family planning have very high birth rates, and have no access to or knowledge of contraceptives. If we are able to educate more of these countries the birth rates should go down and the mortality rates of youth will increase, to match the sustainable level of a population.
  • April 25 at 12:07 PM
    Getting rid of gas powered vehicles is the most important and impact step on the road to sustainability, which is why using more electric vehicles for transportation (both public and private) will have a huge effect on emissions. 
  • April 25 at 10:46 AM
    Definitely more energy saving light bulbs! I will be moving to a new home, one my significant other and I bought so we will have a lot more liberty to make all the necessary changes to make our new home more energy efficient and sustainable.
  • April 25 at 10:12 AM
    My vision for a sustainable community looks like ancient scandinavia. They worked hard, traded for what they needed, didn't live beyond their means, and they didn't overwork their resources. But to get something like that again, we would have to get rid of greed and the capitalist ideal, and I just don't see that happening, ever.

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