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Andrea Grajales

It's So Easy Being Green

Points Total

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  • 0 This Week
  • 1,517 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1.0
    energy audits
    conducted
  • up to
    1,460
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    98
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1,460
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    1,740
    minutes
    spent learning

Andrea's Actions

Basic Needs & Security

Learn About the Basic Needs & Security SDGs

SDG #1, 2 & 6

I will spend 30 minutes learning about these SDGs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Economy & Communities

Learn About The Economy & Communities SDGs

SDG #7, 9 & 12

I will spend 20 minutes learning about these SDGs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Economy & Communities

Find out where your energy comes from

SDG #7 Energy

I will spend 30 minutes learning about where my energy comes from.

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

Education & Livelihood

Research Impact Investing

SDG #8 Work & Economy

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

Learn About The Education & Livelihood SDGs

SDG #4, 8, 11 & 17

I will spend 20 minutes learning about these SDGs.

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

Basic Needs & Security

Get To Know Your Watershed

SDG #6 Water & Sanitation

I will spend 30 minutes learning about my watershed and the particular water issues my region faces.

Completed
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.

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

Health & Equity

Learn About Equitable Food Access

SDG #10 Reduced Inequalities

I will spend 30 minutes learning about equitable food access and how I can advocate for healthy and fresh food in my region.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Learn About Participation and Representation

SDG #5 Gender

I will spend at least 30 minutes learning more about the barriers to women and girl's equal participation and representation around the world.

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

Create A Readiness Plan

SDG #9 Industry & Infrastructure

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

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

Health & Equity

Practice Mindfulness

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will spend 30 minutes each day practicing mindfulness.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Education & Livelihood

Engage In Active Listening

SDG #17 Partnerships

I will practice actively listening to a friend, family member, co-worker, peer, or someone who has a different experience/identity for 30 conversations per day.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Health & Equity

Learn About The Health & Equity SDGs

SDG #3, 5, 10 & 16

I will spend 30 minutes learning about these SDGs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Safe Disposal of Medications and Household Chemicals

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will spend 30 minutes learning about how and where to dispose of medications and chemicals properly.

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

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.

Completed
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 30
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Completed
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 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Health & Equity

Spend Time Outside

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will replace 30 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 30
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Andrea Grajales's avatar
    Andrea Grajales 4/30/2022 2:45 PM
    It has gone very well and I will continue to grow and learn even after this challenge. 
  • Reflection Question
    Education & Livelihood Learn About The Education & Livelihood SDGs
    What was a linking factor across this group of SDGs?

    Andrea Grajales's avatar
    Andrea Grajales 4/30/2022 2:44 PM
    Make a place that will safeguard the well being of people around the world.
  • 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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    Andrea Grajales 4/30/2022 2:41 PM
    Positive impact can lead to more sustainable businesses. 
  • Reflection Question
    Economy & Communities Online Energy Audit
    What most interested or surprised you about your energy audit?

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    Andrea Grajales 4/30/2022 2:38 PM
    That I could save money if I just get more efficient appliances and new windows along with insulating the attic and walls. 
  • Reflection Question
    Economy & Communities Find out where your energy comes from
    Where does the energy in your region come from? Which energy is a renewable source?

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    Andrea Grajales 4/30/2022 2:35 PM
    Natural, Nuclear and Hydropower.  Sun and the wind are renewable energy sources that can be used for electricity and water cooling and heating.
  • Reflection Question
    Economy & Communities Learn About The Economy & Communities SDGs
    What was a linking factor across this group of SDGs?

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    Andrea Grajales 4/30/2022 2:31 PM
    To safeguard the well being of humans everywhere. 
  • Reflection Question
    Education & Livelihood Plan A Staycation in Your Community
    What place in your region are you most excited to visit during your staycation?

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    Andrea Grajales 4/30/2022 2:28 PM
    The parks and the museums in NYC. 
  • Reflection Question
    Basic Needs & Security Get Involved in the Water Justice Movement
    Who is affected by water insecurity in your region? How are they affected? How are you impacted by water insecurity?

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    Andrea Grajales 4/29/2022 3:15 PM
    Woman and children are more affected because of vulnerability of diseases in dirty water.  The water coming out of the pipes sometimes smells horrible like it is dirty so I tend to avoid drinking it without boiling it. 
  • Reflection Question
    Basic Needs & Security Know Your Produce
    What surprised you about the two produce lists? How will you use these lists for your grocery shopping? Have you used these lists before?

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    Andrea Grajales 4/29/2022 12:11 PM
    I was surprised of how many of the dirty dozen list had items that we eat all the time. Going forward I will check the lists before shopping. Never used the list before. 
  • Reflection Question
    Basic Needs & Security Get To Know Your Watershed
    What watershed do you live in presently? What is something interesting or unique about your watershed?

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    Andrea Grajales 4/29/2022 12:03 PM
    02030102 is the watershed I live in. interesting is that the Bronx River is the NYC's only remaining freshwater river left.