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Lindsay Farrar

Let's Do This

"Mission statement"

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 336 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    572
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    30
    minutes
    spent learning
  • UP TO
    618
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • UP TO
    515
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • UP TO
    12
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • UP TO
    4.2
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • UP TO
    8.9
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    25
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Lindsay's actions

Health & Equity

Spend Time Outside

SDG 3

I will replace 45 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 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Education & Livelihood

Research Impact Investing

SDG 8

Using the links provided below, I will research impact investing or my current investment portfolio to determine if they align with my values.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Education & Livelihood

Work-Life Balance

SDG 8

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

COMPLETED 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Economy & Communities

Mend Clothing

SDG 9

I will mend clothing for myself, family or friends.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Health & Equity

Make Cleaning Products

SDG 3

I will make a few homemade cleaning products.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Climate & Ecosystems

Collect Litter on a Plog / Plalk

SDG 15

Each day, I will go on a plog or plalk for 10 minutes and collect 5 items of litter.

COMPLETED 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Make Zero-Waste Meals

SDG 2

I will cook 1 meals with zero waste each day.

COMPLETED 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Take 5-Minute Or Less Showers

SDG 6

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 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Participant Feed

Reflection, encouragement, and relationship building are all important aspects of getting a new habit to stick.
Share thoughts, encourage others, and reinforce positive new habits on the Feed.

To get started, share “your why.” Why did you join the challenge and choose the actions you did?

  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Health & Equity Make Cleaning Products
    What was surprising about the ingredients in your cleaning supplies, personal care, and pet products?

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    Lindsay Farrar 4/18/2023 6:37 AM
    I used essential oils that I received as a gift, but reading the label made me question if they were legit.... hard to know what is a reputable brand or if all consumer goods just suck now....
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Education & Livelihood Research Impact Investing
    After learning more about investing, how can you increase positive impacts and decrease negative impacts?

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    Lindsay Farrar 4/18/2023 6:35 AM
    I will discuss with my fund manager and encourage him to learn that these kinds of options are able to make money and continue to do my own personal healing around wanting/needing financial security vs destroying earth. Planet over profit!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Deborah McGloine's avatar
      Deborah McGloine 4/28/2023 11:59 AM
      I have TIAA Cref and have invested in their social fund for years and it has done well - not as profitable as others, but planet over profit!!! I agree!


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    Lindsay Farrar 4/18/2023 6:04 AM
    In reading about zero waste, I am perplexed on how to live with out trash bags/liners. I hate gross trash!
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Education & Livelihood Work-Life Balance
    How does practicing a work-life balance create a more sustainable life for you? How might it contribute to sustainability more broadly?

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    Lindsay Farrar 4/04/2023 1:51 PM
    more dreams...no one dreams of labor
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Basic Needs & Security Make Zero-Waste Meals
    How did you incorporate using an entire vegetable (skins, peels, tops, and stalks) during one of your meal preps? What's something new you're going to try that is a zero-waste meal practice?

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    Lindsay Farrar 4/04/2023 1:49 PM
    hard to eat the irregular parts
  • 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?

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    Lindsay Farrar 4/04/2023 1:48 PM
    grey water plumbing, at least for laundry
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Climate & Ecosystems Collect Litter on a Plog / Plalk
    What was your experience like plogging, or engaging in another way to collect litter while being outside? Was there any item you collected that was unusual that you found?

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    Lindsay Farrar 4/04/2023 1:48 PM
    after winter there are many items to be found
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Health & Equity Spend Time Outside
    What are the implications for a culture that spends most of its time inside and on screens?

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    Lindsay Farrar 4/04/2023 1:47 PM
    isolation and disconnection

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    Lindsay Farrar 4/04/2023 1:44 PM
    This is a significant experiment... and hopefully someone will provide me accurate information on how to be the most productive producer

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    Lindsay Farrar 4/04/2023 1:43 PM
    Do I get some for every time I put anything??