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Kushita Gurung

Indescribable Stunning Earth

"To protect, restore and enhance environmental quality towards good public health, environmental integrity and economic viability."

Points Total

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Participant Impact

  • up to
    12
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    71
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    25
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1.0
    energy audits
    conducted
  • up to
    604
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    3.0
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    441
    minutes
    spent learning

Kushita's Actions

Economy & Communities

Connect With A Nonprofit

SDG #12 Consumption & Production

Each day, I will spend 10 minutes learning about nonprofit organizations that focuses on sustainable consumption and production patterns so that I could participate in their activities.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Make Zero-Waste Meals

SDG #2 Zero Hunger

I will cook 2 meal(s) with zero waste each day.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

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 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Health & Equity

Learn About Participation and Representation

SDG #5 Gender

I will spend at least 10 minutes learning more about the barriers to women and girl's equal participation and representation around the world.

Completed
One-Time Action

Education & Livelihood

Volunteer In My Community

SDG #11 Communities

I will volunteer hour(s) in my community.

Completed
One-Time Action

Education & Livelihood

Volunteer to Tutor

SDG #4 Education

I will volunteer to tutor in my community at least once this month.

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

Economy & Communities

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

SDG #7 Energy

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option.

Completed
One-Time Action

Economy & Communities

Understand Your Climate And Natural Disaster Risks

SDG #9 Industry & Infrastructure

I will spend 10 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

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

Climate & Ecosystems

Join A Climate Action Orginization

SDG #13 Climate

I will learn about local, national and international climate action organizations that I could join and connect with one or more.

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

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

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

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

Share Your Eco Habits

SDG #11 Communities

Through my social media channels, in person, or as an Earth Month Ecochallenge feed reflection, I will share with others an environmentally friendly habit I have cultivated.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Economy & Communities

Carry My Trash

SDG #12 Consumption & Production

I will carry all of my unrecyclable, non-compostable trash with me each day to raise my awareness of how much waste I produce.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

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 10 minutes researching which plants support local pollinators and plant some in my area.

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

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

Health & Equity

Learn About Equitable Food Access

SDG #10 Reduced Inequalities

I will spend 10 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

Safe Disposal of Medications and Household Chemicals

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will spend 10 minutes learning about how and where to dispose of medications and chemicals properly.

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

Volunteer

SDG #1 No Poverty

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Kushita Gurung 4/30/2022 11:20 AM
    To increase more self-awareness on saving the Earth, you can also join environmental organizations. These organizations support the achievement of sustainable goals. They also organize coastal clean-up drives, promote ecological farming, and support environmental education. You can join as a volunteer supporting their campaigns. 

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    Kushita Gurung 4/28/2022 2:25 PM
    One of the basic things that plays essential role in survival of all sorts of living beings is biodiversity. Because of biodiversity of our planet, we all are able to co-exist together. All variety of plants and animals are able to exist together to due to diversity of life.

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    Kushita Gurung 4/27/2022 11:34 AM
    It is critical to act quickly, and we must seize the once-in-a-lifetime possibilities to alter the course of history. By reusing, reducing, and recycling waste, we can help conserve the environment. It is the most important activity that individuals can take to save the environment because the earth's surface is loaded with rubbish, making it a landfill. Unmanaged trash is responsible for the transmission of many diseases

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    Kushita Gurung 4/27/2022 11:32 AM
    Another big issue that has led to environmental degradation is deforestation. When forests are removed, the newly accessible land is used to construct residential and industrial districts. We lose the ecological benefits that trees provide when we lose forest cover. Forests aid in the soil's binding and the hydrological cycle's maintenance. 

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    Kushita Gurung 4/25/2022 3:26 PM
     The Earth has reached an alarming state. It’s high time for us to take action. Human activities have impacted the atmosphere and climate conditions of the Earth. It has had such an impact that the seasons have shifted. Now, there is a delay in the monsoon. The summer is becoming too hot and glaciers are melting. The sea level is rising and aquatic life is at the verge of extinction 

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    Kushita Gurung 4/24/2022 12:54 PM
    In order to save the earth, we must understand that resources that are provided by earth are limited. However, the majority of us are unaware of this fact and we are not judiciously utilizing the resources. In order to safeguard the existence of humans, we need to protect the earth and take care of it. All living beings are dependent on the earth for their survival and so we should use the gist of nature in a thoughtful way.

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    Kushita Gurung 4/24/2022 12:53 PM
    In order to save the earth, we must understand that resources that are provided by earth are limited. However, the majority of us are unaware of this fact and we are not judiciously utilizing the resources. In order to safeguard the existence of humans, we need to protect the earth and take care of it. All living beings are dependent on the earth for their survival and so we should use the gist of nature in a thoughtful way.

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    Kushita Gurung 4/23/2022 3:46 PM
    You can start cutting down on your plastic waste in a few simple steps: use reusable bags when you shop, ditch single-use water bottles, bags, and straws and avoid products made from or packaged in plastic whenever possible.

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    Kushita Gurung 4/23/2022 4:53 AM
    Instead of throwing things in a garbage bin that will end up in a landfill, why don’t you repurpose them? A tin can will turn into a flower pot or a pencil holder. Old shirts can be a shopping bag, bottles can be a home decoration, and newspapers can be an art project....

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    Kushita Gurung 4/21/2022 1:52 PM
    At our house we have separate garbage cans for glass, paper, plastic, aluminum, wood, organic matter, natural fabrics, synthetic fabrics, and rubber.