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Ellen Greengrass

Don't Be Trashy

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 937 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    7.5
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    44
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    16
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    2,169
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    934
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    2,169
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    45
    minutes
    spent learning

Ellen's 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 28
DAILY ACTIONS

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 28
DAILY ACTIONS

Climate & Ecosystems

Create & Share A Love Letter, Poem, Song or Picture

SDG #13, 14 & 15

I will express my love and gratitude for our planet by writing a love letter, poem, song or taking a picture. I will share it with others on my social media channels, in person, or as an Earth Month Ecochallenge feed reflection.

COMPLETED 28
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 28
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 27
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

Economy & Communities

Learn About The Economy & Communities SDGs

SDG #7, 9 & 12

I will spend 10 minutes learning about these SDGs.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Education & Livelihood

Learn About The Education & Livelihood SDGs

SDG #4, 8, 11 & 17

I will spend 10 minutes learning about these SDGs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Learn About The Health & Equity SDGs

SDG #3, 5, 10 & 16

I will spend 10 minutes learning about these SDGs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Learn About the Basic Needs & Security SDGs

SDG #1, 2 & 6

I will spend 10 minutes learning about these SDGs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Learn About The Climate & Ecosystems SDGs

SDG #13, 14 & 15

I will spend 10 minutes learning about these SDGs.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Ellen Greengrass's avatar
    Ellen Greengrass 4/24/2022 2:26 PM
  • 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?

    Ellen Greengrass's avatar
    Ellen Greengrass 4/17/2022 10:51 AM
    We don't keep the water running while brushing our teeth and use low flow faucets. 
  • 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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    Ellen Greengrass 4/06/2022 5:04 PM
    The extra time on screens inside drains us of our natural energy. 
  • 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?

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    Ellen Greengrass 4/06/2022 5:03 PM
    I am using my reusable coffee and beverage mug. 
  • 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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    Ellen Greengrass 4/06/2022 5:02 PM
    I have been making vegetable stock. 
  • 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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    Ellen Greengrass 4/06/2022 5:00 PM
    Keeping the water off when I am brushing my teeth in the morning and the evening.