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

Drawdown Iowa City

Environmental Advocates

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 3,038 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    13
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    donations
    made
  • up to
    20
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    4
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    38
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    35
    miles
    travelled by bike
  • up to
    603
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    111
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    270
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    34
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    95
    miles
    travelled by bus

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • April 23 at 10:57 AM
    Hmm, I think I've been pretty fast and loose with expiration dates to begin with. It's hard for me to let go if it doesn't smell funky.  But after reading the information I am pleased to know that the information supports what I've already been doing.  
  • April 23 at 10:48 AM
    https://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/article/ecopolis-iowa-city-envisioning-regenerative-city-heartland/
  • April 23 at 10:43 AM
    Ugh.  I'm moving in a few months and it's beyond apparent I have too much stuff.  Most of the stuff is memories (old papers, letters) more than purchased things but still far to much of it.  I'm working to take the memory out of the thing with photos, or just prioritizing if it is really important (probably not) so I can recycle or donate the...
  • April 21 at 1:35 PM
    As far as I can tell, by eating mostly unprocessed and vegetarian food, and local items when possible, I'm mostly able to avoid foods that are produced as a result of deforestation. Palm oil certified as RSPO is a step in the right direction, and you can argue that Palm Done Right (while not a certification) is even better. 
  • April 18 at 6:50 PM
    Here are 12 tips to reducing food waste at home: http://strongertogether.coop/food-lifestyle/cooking/earth-day-starts-at-home
  • April 17 at 2:22 PM
    Being out of town for the past week, it was hard to make my daily goal of zero-waste cooking because I didn't cook at all. However, our 1.5 gpm shower head arrived while we were gone, and we can't wait to give it a try. 

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Challenger: The Magnificent Maniacs Challenger Team Members: 4 Challenger Points: 4119 Winning?: VS. Challenged: Drawdown Iowa City Challenged Team Members: 14 Challenged Points: 3038 Winning?: