May 13 - May 26, 2017
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Jo Feldman

Wenatchee Valley College Geographers

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 351 Total

Challenges

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Nature

Spend Time Outside

I will replace 15 minute(s) per day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside.

COMPLETED 11 OF 14
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Transportation

Practice fuel efficient driving

I will maintain a steady highway speed on the highway, accelerate and decelerate gently, not idle my car for more than 2 minutes, and make sure my tires are inflated.

COMPLETED 12 OF 14
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Energy

Heat and Cool Naturally

I will naturally heat and cool my house, office, or dorm room by opening or closing my windows, curtains, and blinds, and by using fans.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Water

REDUCE WATER FOR CLOTHES

I will wear clothes until they are dirty and only run the washing machine for full loads.

COMPLETED 12 OF 14
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 1,600 lbs of C02 over the course of the next year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Nature

Tend a Garden

I will tend to a garden each day, or work on starting one.

COMPLETED 12 OF 14
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Energy

Dry Clothes Efficiently

I will use a clothesline or the dryer's automatic setting (not the timer).

COMPLETED 12 OF 14
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Water

Brush My Teeth Without Running Water

I will save up to 8 gallons (30 L) of water each day by turning it off while brushing my teeth.

COMPLETED 12 OF 14
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Transportation

Drive Less

I will cut my car trip mileage by only taking necessary trips.

COMPLETED 12 OF 14
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Sustainability

Diversify my Friends

I will increase the cultural diversity of my friend group.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Nature

Do Nature Activities

I will engage in nature-based activities alone, or with my family, for 30 minute(s) each day. (This can be anything from going on a walk or hike, to noticing the leaves changing color, to reading a book with nature themes.)

COMPLETED 11 OF 14
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Nature

Explore my Area

I will explore at least one new hiking trail or nature walk in my area.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Transportation

FOLLOW LINK TRANSIT ON FACEBOOK

I will follow Link Transit on Facebook.

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Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Sustainability

Share my Actions

I will make my environmental actions visible with a lawn sign or bumper sticker, or by posting to my social media networks.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Sustainability

Host a House Party

I will host a house party to watch a movie or present a guest speaker on an environmental issue.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Sustainability

Express my Support

I will find out who in my state makes decisions that impact the environment and express my support for more environmental actions.

Action Resource > >

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Feed

  • Jo Feldman 5/26/2017 4:30 PM
    I feel that many of these challenges will stick with us after this final day
  • Jo Feldman 5/24/2017 6:18 PM
    Clothes dry fast in the wind and its less damaging to the materials than sun. 
  • Jo Feldman 5/23/2017 10:20 PM
    I realized how much water is wasted when hand washing, I now turn off the faucet while I scrub!
  • Jo Feldman 5/22/2017 3:54 PM
    Already getting hot out there! Be sure and use water efficiently, water your gardens (or lawns)  in the early morning or late evening to help reduce evaporation.
  • Jo Feldman 5/21/2017 12:11 PM
    Using environmentally friendly sunscreen!

    • Joan Qazi 5/21/2017 8:13 PM
      You are our point winner on the team so far!
  • Jo Feldman 5/20/2017 10:39 AM
    Spent time weeding the garden this morning with my dog, we both enjoy this nice weather.
  • Jo Feldman 5/19/2017 3:11 PM
    Remember to stay hydrated on these warm days, and be sure to bring your reusable water bottle with you!
  • Jo Feldman 5/18/2017 4:30 PM
    Taking my reusable water bottle everywhere!
  • Jo Feldman 5/18/2017 4:26 PM
    I am grateful for these beautiful sunshine filled days, although I do miss the rain for the garden. Hoping for a sprinkle tonight so I don't have to water...
  • Jo Feldman 5/17/2017 8:26 AM
    Today looks like a great day to hang clothes on the line!