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Mandy Cuka

Team Greening Guidewire

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 439 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    220
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    2.0
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    220
    minutes
    spent outdoors

Mandy's Actions

Economy & Communities

Create A Readiness Plan

SDG #9 Industry & Infrastructure

I will develop a readiness plan for my household in the event of an emergency.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Economy & Communities

Online Energy Audit

SDG #7 Energy

I will complete an online energy audit of my home, office, or dorm room and identify my next steps for saving energy.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Economy & Communities

Induction Cooking

SDG #7 Energy

I will spend 30 minutes learning about induction cooking and consider if I could add this to my food prep methods.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Education & Livelihood

Work-Life Balance

SDG #8 Work & Economy

During the workday, I will schedule time for daily rest during work days to practice work-life balance.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Education & Livelihood

Volunteer In My Community

SDG #11 Communities

I will volunteer hour(s) in my community.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Spend Time Outside

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will replace 15 minute(s) per day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside exercising, enjoying the sunrise/sunset, gardening, journaling, or practicing gratitude for nature.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Health & Equity

Support Indigenous & First Nations Communities

SDG #10 Reduced Inequalities

I will spend 30 learning about the past and present indigenous communities in my regions and what I can do to be supportive.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Participate in the GW SEED Wellness Challenge

Join GGB and the Fun Committee in the S.E.E.D. (Sleep, Eating healthy, Exercise, and Downtime) Wellness Challenge and get outdoors where possible from April 11th-29th.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Volunteer

SDG #1 No Poverty

In my community, I will volunteer at a community shelter, food pantry or soup kitchen.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Get Involved in the Water Justice Movement

SDG #6 Water & Sanitation

I will spend 30 minutes learning about water justice and find out how I can get involved in local initiatives.

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
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

Ecological & Xeriscape Gardening

SDG #14 & 15

I will do one or more of the following actions in my yard, or volunteer in my community: plant indigenous plants, landscape with water-efficient plants, add mulching, replace a lawn, and/or use eco-friendly fertilizers.

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Reduce Single-Use Plastics

SDG #14 & 15

Throughout the day, I will note the single-use plastics I use and consider the reusable options available to me.

COMPLETED 23
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Education & Livelihood

Participate in the Photography Contest

Join the ESG team and the Fun Committee in submitting a photograph of a landscape around the world during the Photography Contest from April 4th-15th. Be a part of a community that educates others of the importance of different landscapes and ecosystems around the world.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Getting to Know Alemany Farms

Check out our GGB Getting to Know Event with Alemany Farms to learn about sustainable farming and food systems!

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Basic Needs & Security Calculate Your Water Footprint
    What is one way you will reduce your water use? What is a practice you already have that helps you reduce your water use?

    Mandy Cuka's avatar
    Mandy Cuka 4/19/2022 2:38 PM
    I will take shorter showers. I will look into a rain barrel and grey water system. My kiddos take a bath at the same time.
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Reduce Single-Use Plastics
    What plastic or single-use items do you regularly use? What did you substitute or could be substituted?

    Mandy Cuka's avatar
    Mandy Cuka 4/05/2022 8:31 AM
    Yogurt cups and guacamole cups--i just choose not to eat the items today.