January 28 - May 1, 2020

UTKSUST

University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Points Total

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  • 0 This Week
  • 21,032 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    28
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • up to
    351
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    450
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    306
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    896
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,560
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    4
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    130
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    12
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    2
    donations
    made
  • up to
    158
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    1,320
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    1,450
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • May 1 at 8:15 PM
    In our architecture school cement and concrete are described as default material due to their common use in our built environment. The commonly used material of cement has some drawbacks sadly.  The production of cement accounts for 5-6 percent of the world's emissions annually. This is because the most common type of cement relies on limestone...
  • May 1 at 8:07 PM
    My toilet bank has been in for about a month now, it seems to be doing its job and saving water!
  • May 1 at 8:05 PM
    In East Tennessee, climate change will cause winters to become more wet, with larger precipitation events, and in the summers it will become drier.  To adapt to increasing precipitation in the winter, it will require creative architecture decisions, both on a large, city or regional, scale, and on the small scale, individual dwellings or...
  • May 1 at 7:36 PM
    For my one time challenge, I successfully donated $25 to the Native American Rights Fund (https://www.narf.org/about-us/). Since I forgot to take a screenshot of when I made my donation on their website, I sent proof of my donation through Canvas. I chose this particular one-time challenge because last semester, I took a class that showed a...
  • May 1 at 7:06 PM
    One thing I can do to reduce my waste is to start composting (recycling) from home. This is something I’ve been wanting to try for a while, but I'm not sure how on board my parents will be. Another thing I could do to repurpose items. For example, my dad is collecting our glass Oui yogurt containers to make candles out of beeswax from his...
  • May 1 at 7:04 PM
    Balance is one of the biggest keys to attaining sustainability. Sustainability's all about ensuring that our needs as a society are met, but also that our actions are not infringing on what future generations will need. It's about providing benefits while simultaneously protecting the environment.

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