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September 9 - November 25, 2020

VANIER Sustainability-in-Action

Vanier College

Points Total

  • 110 Today
  • 741 This Week
  • 9,568 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    177
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    18
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    18
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    535
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    7
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    5
    donations
    made
  • up to
    4,006
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    57
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    2,281
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    60
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    55
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    241
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    6
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    4
    people
    helped
  • up to
    25
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    5
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    4
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    5
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    2,430
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    7
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • October 21 at 5:56 AM
    I did it! I got my family to go to the Atwater Market, and we hunted for vendors who were selling local produce and we bought some of our usual groceries from there. It was the first public market I went to since Covid so it was really weird and a little stressful to see all the measures put in place to stop the spread but I am happy with the...
  • October 20 at 8:55 PM
    Did you know our Vanier team is ranked #15 in this whole ecochallenge? Ce fou!
  • October 20 at 8:53 PM
    This website is a great way to bring people together by encouraging everyone to engage in eco friendly behavior. I like it.
  • October 20 at 8:42 PM
    I am reading David Suzuki's The Sacred Balance and I must say I love the way he describes our place in this Earth and our responsibility to maintain it.
  • October 20 at 12:39 PM
    Today I researched the impact of refrigerants. Eliminating our current refrigerants would allow us to decrease the temperature of the earth by 0.5°C which may not seem like a lot but could have significant effects. The problem are not the refrigerants themselves but the products used to keep them cool. The gas used to keep the refrigerant cold...
  • October 20 at 6:37 AM
    Ever since montreal has announced being in the red zone, dine-in at restaurants have been restricted. This encouraged me to start eating more home cooked meals and assisting my mom in the kitchen.

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