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February 2 - April 22, 2021

UTKSUST21

University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 25,487
    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    3
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    138
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    7
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    493
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    486
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • up to
    325
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    3
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    7,477
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    1,224
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    18
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    36
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,034
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    4,713
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    2,986
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    27
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    74
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    26
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    6
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    2
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • May 10 at 7:04 AM
    Reducing animal byproducts has been easier than expected.  My concern and a typical concern for people going vegan is lack of protein in their diet but with proper research and food selection I've still been able to reach ~75g of protein via nuts, pasta, and supplements.
  • April 29 at 6:05 PM
    It is very inspiring to see the benefits of creating resilient communities through the production of local foods. Volunteering at organizations like Beardsley Farms shows the power that local farms have to benefit local economies and uplift impoverished communities. As we increase our consumption of local foods, we will begin to mitigate the...
  • April 29 at 5:38 PM
    As this challenge comes to a close, I have come to see the immense personal benefits of eating plant based for the last month. There have been some truly beneficial aspects to my personal and mental health. Further, eating plant based has forced my consuming more local foods which promotes lower carbon emissions as well. 
  • April 29 at 4:51 PM
    People in reacher countries eat more meat than people in other places because it is a more expensive, resource intensive commodity than plant based food. In the United States and other developed nations, we have created elaborate supply chains to sponsor the production of millions of animals specifically designated for our consumption each and...
  • April 28 at 6:45 AM
    I calculated the carbon footprint of my household using the Tradewater platform. According to their estimate, investing ~$78 peer month would offset my household's carbon emissions by up to 5.25 tons of C02e per month.
  • April 27 at 6:18 AM
    On the 19th day of my daily challenge, I've started trying to reduce how much food I make for myself so I will not waste as much. Also, I have started using Tupperware to save more food as well. My roommates and I couldn't find a recycling place around that accepts compost, so we keep a little thing of our own to keep compost in.  

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