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December 1 - December 31, 2021

METRO VAN UNITARIANS

Vancouver unitarian enviro team

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    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    190
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    117
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    donations
    made
  • up to
    905
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    271
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    73
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    258
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    913
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    34
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    83
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    64
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • January 1 at 3:15 PM
    The main thing that I changed was eliminating food waste.  I am highly motivated to strive for zero waste with food (and everything I consume).
  • December 27 at 11:15 AM
    Having problems with sourcing local food.  Even local carrots are hard to find except at the farmers market which is closed for 2 weeks.
  • December 21 at 9:27 AM
    Roasted nuts. So my first batch turned out great--with snips of rosemary and rock salt as well as maple syrup etc. My second batch--I left them in the oven to cool - and they got overcooked (i.e. a burned, let's call it smoky, flavour.)  Not gift quality, but I won't waste them.  Food Waste gifts: I bought a silicone soup container for freezer...
  • December 21 at 8:45 AM
    Welcome, Skye! I "met" Skye on the UCV Enviro team meeting this past Saturday and so glad to have her join us. Several of us will be at the Yule/solstice event tonight at UCV - Skye is generously bringing beeswax for making rolled candles. We'll have lots of fun.  I'm also pleased that I'm talking with Barb Kroon from North Shore...
  • December 17 at 6:51 PM
    I saved two pumpkins and one kabocha squash from heading to a neighbour's compost bin. I gave away pumpkin/lentil soup to 6 neighbours and still had some for myself and have squash and rice with curry sauce in freezer for another day. 
  • December 16 at 8:15 PM
    The tool provided in the Drawdown "learn more" was rather sloppy (inexact) in my opinion.  I stopped using it quickly.  A better calculator is available at carbonfootprint.com.  It requires work.  You have to enter your gas (liters) and electricity usage kWh), grocery bills, transit usage, flights, diet info, expenses for computers,...

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  • January 3, 2022
    Completed Actions Assessment
    + 1
  • January 1, 2022
    Posted to Your Feed
    + 5
  • December 31, 2021
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 12/31/21
    + 5
  • December 31, 2021
    Completed EcoLeader One-Time Action
    + 15
  • December 31, 2021
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 12/31/21
    + 5
  • December 22, 2021
    Invited Another Team Captain to Your Team
    + 5
  • December 21, 2021
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 12/21/21
    + 5
  • December 18, 2021
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 12/18/21
    + 5
  • December 8, 2021
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 12/08/21
    + 5
  • December 2, 2021
    Completed Actions Assessment
    + 1

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