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Patty C

Better Homes & Gardens

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 721 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1.7
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    10
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    3.6
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    345
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    170
    minutes
    spent learning

Patty's Actions

Economy & Communities

Induction Cooking

SDG #7 Energy

I will spend 10 minutes learning about induction cooking and consider if I could add this to my food prep methods.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Calculate Your Carbon Impact

SDG #13 Climate

I will calculate the carbon emissions associated with my household and consider how lifestyle changes could reduce the carbon footprint and impacts on the environment.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Practice Mindfulness

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will spend 5 minutes each day practicing mindfulness.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Health & Equity

Communicate Constructively

SDG #16 Peace & Justice

I will use the communication methods I read about to practice effective, compassionate, and nonviolent communication with someone I interact with regularly (i.e., my roommate, parents, co-worker, partner, classmates, or children).

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Take 5-Minute Or Less Showers

SDG #6 Water & Sanitation

I will save up to 6 gallons (23 L) of water each day by taking 5-minute showers. Tip: Use a timer to practice or count to 60 a few times.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Make Zero-Waste Meals

SDG #2 Zero Hunger

I will cook 1 meal(s) with zero waste each day.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Learn About the Basic Needs & Security SDGs

SDG #1, 2 & 6

I will spend 15 minutes learning about these SDGs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Know Your Produce

SDG #2 Zero Hunger

I will visit ewg.org to learn about and use their Clean 15 and Dirty Dozen produce lists.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Calculate Your Water Footprint

SDG #6 Water & Sanitation

I will calculate my water footprint and look for a few ways I can reduce consumption or waste.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Support Local Pollinators

SDG #15 Life On Land

At least 30% of crops and 90% of flowering plants rely on pollinators to produce fruit. I will spend 30 minutes researching which plants support local pollinators and plant some in my area.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Learn About Invasive Species

SDG #14 & 15

I will spend 15 minutes learning about invasive species and ways to reduce their impacts.

Completed
One-Time Action

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