April 3 - April 24, 2019
April 3 - April 24, 2019

UUCUV Eco-Challenge Team

UU Congregation of the Upper Valley

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 5,492 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    220
    miles
    travelled by carpool
  • up to
    35
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    7
    people
    helped
  • up to
    50
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    45
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    6,488
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    154
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    220
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    2
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    2
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    200
    miles
    travelled by bus
  • up to
    3
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    9
    donations
    made
  • up to
    420
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    635
    minutes
    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • April 24 at 7:53 PM
     I will keep going with my challenges !
  • April 24 at 7:50 PM
     I am using some  cloth impregnated with wax, which I got online. It comes in different sizes, is easy to clean and reuse, and can deal with covering food in a dish, or wrapping part of a vegetable like eggplant that didn't get used. I haven't done away completely with plastic, but I am  working towards that.  Perhaps I just have to go cold...
  • April 24 at 7:47 PM
    I did not spend ten minutes a day learning about this. I had good intentions but couldn't sustain them.
  • April 24 at 7:46 PM
    This has been a real good disciplinary tool. I often eat leftovers for lunch, but recently this challenge has helped me cook a better amount, so there aren't leftovers, and we still have a small but satisfying amount on our plates.  Cooking for two is easier than cooking for  nine  (when all the kids come!)          
  • April 24 at 7:43 PM
    The hard part of this challenge is that we have had many visits from family, so I keep the fridge full of possibilities for everyone. So far, the only overshoot was porridge.  Hard to keep up with the leftovers. We are vegetarians, but our) kids and grandchildren are not (YET) so I have to keep things for them. My main answer to that is making...
  • April 24 at 7:40 PM
       I found myself so busy I couldn't check in every day, but I was doing all the things I said. One of the most exciting things was to learn that my new local greengrocer is going to partner with an organic farmer in town, doing the weeding, marketing and harvesting and bringing the produce to his shop. I buy as much as I can from him so he...

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Competitions

Challenger Members Points Challenged Members Points  
Challenger: UVDrawdown Challenger Team Members: 25 Challenger Points: 4007 Winning?: VS. Challenged: UUCUV Eco-Challenge Team Challenged Team Members: 23 Challenged Points: 5492 Winning?: