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Alaina Perdon

Washington College

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 378 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    15
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    300
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    180
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    20
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    690
    minutes
    spent outdoors

Alaina's Actions

Health

Happiness

I will write down three things every day that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 30-minute walk outside each day.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Do Nature Activities

I will engage in nature-based activities alone, or with my friends or 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.)

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DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Power Down the Computer

I will power down my computer and monitor when not using it for more than 2 hours, saving up to (1.1) lbs of CO2 each day that I do this.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Turn it off

I will keep lights, electronics, and appliances turned off when not using them.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

I will watch 2 documentary(ies) about food sovereignty: the right of local peoples to control their own food systems including markets, ecological resources, food cultures and production methods.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) and/or 1 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Energy Turn it off
    How is electricity generated where you live? How does it impact the environment, animals, and humans?

    Alaina Perdon's avatar
    Alaina Perdon 4/26/2020 8:54 AM
    We have a nuclear generating station that is in the process of being decommissioned. The cooling systems have drastically altered the conditions of the nearby water bodies and changed what species are capable of living there. 
  • Reflection Question
    Energy Power Down the Computer
    What are other easy things you could do to save energy and reduce your environmental footprint?

    Alaina Perdon's avatar
    Alaina Perdon 4/26/2020 8:52 AM
    I was unaware for quite a while that chords left plugged into outlets still use energy. From now on, I will be more conscious of unplugging chargers from the outlet after I unplug my devices.