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Paul England

Team Greening Guidewire

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 658 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    13
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    100
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    75
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    27
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1.0
    energy audits
    conducted
  • up to
    1,138
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    8.0
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    326
    minutes
    spent learning

Paul's Actions

Health & Equity

Cleaning Product Ingredients

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will spend 5 minutes each day studying the toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies, personal care, and pet products around my home.

COMPLETED 25
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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Economy & Communities

Learn About The Economy & Communities SDGs

SDG #7, 9 & 12

I will spend 15 minutes learning about these SDGs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Economy & Communities

Find out where your energy comes from

SDG #7 Energy

I will spend 15 minutes learning about where my energy comes from.

Completed
One-Time Action

Economy & Communities

Understand Your Climate And Natural Disaster Risks

SDG #9 Industry & Infrastructure

I will spend 30 minutes learning about the climate and natural disaster risks in my area.

Completed
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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Economy & Communities

Induction Cooking

SDG #7 Energy

I will spend 15 minutes learning about induction cooking and consider if I could add this to my food prep methods.

Completed
One-Time Action

Economy & Communities

Mend Clothing

SDG #9 Industry & Infrastructure

I will mend a piece of clothing for myself, family or friends.

Completed
One-Time Action

Education & Livelihood

Plan A Staycation in Your Community

SDG #11 Communities

For an upcoming vacation, I will plan a staycation in my region.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Support Indigenous & First Nations Communities

SDG #10 Reduced Inequalities

I will spend 15 learning about the past and present indigenous communities in my regions and what I can do to be supportive.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Safe Disposal of Medications and Household Chemicals

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will spend 15 minutes learning about how and where to dispose of medications and chemicals properly.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Learn About Equitable Food Access

SDG #10 Reduced Inequalities

I will spend 15 minutes learning about equitable food access and how I can advocate for healthy and fresh food in my region.

Completed
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

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

Volunteer

SDG #1 No Poverty

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Support A Renters Bills of Rights

SDG #1 No Poverty

Of nearly 44 million U.S. renter households in 2019, more than 45% paid rent equal to 30% or more of their gross household income. I will spend 15 minutes learning about a renters bill of rights and affordable housing.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Practice A Sharing Economy

SDG #1 No Poverty

Each day, I will engage in a sharing economy among my family, friends, and neighbors.

COMPLETED 24
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 25
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Reduce Animal Product Consumption

SDG #2 Zero Hunger

I will enjoy 2 meatless meal(s) and/or 2 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

COMPLETED 25
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Get To Know Your Watershed

SDG #6 Water & Sanitation

I will spend 15 minutes learning about my watershed and the particular water issues my region faces.

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

Make Zero-Waste Meals

SDG #2 Zero Hunger

I will cook 3 meal(s) with zero waste each day.

COMPLETED 25
DAILY ACTIONS

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

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.

Completed
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

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  • Reflection Question
    Basic Needs & Security Take 5-Minute Or Less Showers
    With 5-minute or less showers reducing your water footprint, what do you plan to add next to your water conservation habits?

    Paul England's avatar
    Paul England 4/27/2022 12:55 PM
    I learned to do the 3-min shower on the USS Whitney.

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    Paul England 4/18/2022 5:44 AM
    My ecochallenge has been going well this year. 
  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Cleaning Product Ingredients
    What was surprising about the ingredients in your cleaning supplies, personal care, and pet products?

    Paul England's avatar
    Paul England 4/14/2022 7:46 AM
    Had to move to the basement to look at exterior cleaning products; so many bottles. 
  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Safe Disposal of Medications and Household Chemicals
    Do you have any tips for others on finding locations that accept products for safe disposal?

    Paul England's avatar
    Paul England 4/12/2022 5:59 AM
    Return to Pharmacy or local Police station.
  • Reflection Question
    Education & Livelihood Plan A Staycation in Your Community
    What place in your region are you most excited to visit during your staycation?

    Paul England's avatar
    Paul England 4/11/2022 6:04 AM
    Staying in to do hobbies at home.