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laura rios

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Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 651 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    2
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    11
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    44
    whole food meals
    consumed

laura's Actions

Waste

SHOP USED FIRST

I will shop used first when purchasing clothing or supplies.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Energy

CHECK OUT THE CHELAN PUD WEBSITE

I will spend 10 minutes checking out all the energy-saving opportunities on Chelan PUD's web page, ConservationMakesCents.org.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Adjust the Thermostat

I will adjust my thermostat down 2 degrees from usual when I use the heat, and up 2 degrees when I use air conditioning.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Energy

REPLACE FURNACE FILTER

I will replace my furnace filter to help keep my HVAC equipment working efficiently.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Reduce Food Waste

I will reduce food waste by carefully filling my plate and only taking what I can eat.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Wash your car at the carwash

I will wash my car at the carwash or over my lawn (not in my driveway) to reduce soapy run-off.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

COMPOST FOOD WASTE

I will set up a compost pile in my backyard where I can compost food scraps. I'll teach my family abou how to separate food scraps and place them in the compost pile.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) per day.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Whole Foods Diet

I will enjoy 4 meal(s) per day free of processed foods.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Buy From a Farmers Market

I will purchase produce and meat from a local farmers market or food co-op.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

START COMPOSTING

I will start a compost collection at work or school.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

DONATE UNNEEDED ITEMS

I will donate unneeded clothing, books, and household items rather than throwing them away.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 2 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $33 per bulb over the life of each bulb.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 1
DAILY ACTION

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  • laura rios's avatar
    laura rios 5/17/2019 9:53 AM
    so I took out two full bag of clothes that I don't wear and I took it to the good will store my closet looks great, I'm also thinking of changing my water heater to use that great rebate from the PUD

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    laura rios 5/10/2019 9:52 AM
    Is very difficult not to eat meat with this great weather for carne asada 

    • Jeanne Poirier's avatar
      Jeanne Poirier 5/10/2019 9:18 PM
      I've never had carne asade - but if it can be had with chicken vs. beef - no worries!!  Enjoy these days of heaven.  Smoke is coming all too soon I fear.

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    laura rios 5/07/2019 10:47 AM
    Is really hard to plan a weekly meal and keep up with it

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    laura rios 5/03/2019 12:25 PM
    Hello Everybody I just joined my first Eco challenge!