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April 1 - April 30, 2021
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LIndsey Hendricks

Support and Engagement

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 355 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    20
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    20
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    2
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    295
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    27
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed

LIndsey's Actions

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Reduce Animal Products

Plant-Rich Diets

I will enjoy 1 meatless or vegan meal(s) each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Use Public Transit

Public Transit

I will use public transit 40 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Land Sinks

Forest-Friendly Foods 2

Tropical Forest Restoration

I will replace or remove from my current diet the palm oil, coffee, and cocoa products that are known to contribute to deforestation.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Land Sinks

Forest-Friendly Foods 1

Tropical Forest Restoration

I will spend at least 20 minutes researching the impact of my diet to see how it contributes to deforestation.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Buildings

Online Energy Audit

Multiple Solutions

I will complete an online energy audit of my home, office, or dorm room and identify my next steps for saving energy.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Industry

Recycle Everything I Can

Recycling

Contamination prevents what is recyclable from being recycled. I will research and recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community, making sure to not contaminate recyclables with non-recyclables.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Industry

Practice the 5 R's

Recycling

I will Practice the "5 Rs" — refuse, reduce, reuse, repurpose, and recycle — to reduce my waste more than I can with just recycling alone.

COMPLETED 16
DAILY ACTIONS

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Smaller Portions

Reduced Food Waste

I will use smaller plates and/or serve smaller portions when dishing out food.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Keep Track of Wasted Food

Reduced Food Waste

I will keep a daily log of food I throw away during Earth Month Ecochallenge, either because it went bad before I ate it, I put too much on my plate, or it was scraps from food preparation.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Electricity

Watch a Video about Methane Digesters

Methane Digesters

I will watch a video about methane digesters (also commonly known as anaerobic digesters).

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Electricity

Choose LED Bulbs

LED Lighting

I will replace 5 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Electricity

Calculate My Carbon Footprint

All Drawdown Solutions

I will calculate the greenhouse gas emissions associated with my household and consider how different lifestyle choices could reduce my negative impact on the environment.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Climate Resilience

Plant Trees

Temperate Forest Restoration

I will plant 1 tree(s) in my community, public parks, or backyard.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Accelerating Solutions

Support Businesses Owned by Women, BIPOC, or Immigrants

Sustainable Intensification for Smallholders

I will spend 20 minutes researching businesses owned by women, immigrants, and Black, Indigenous, and people of color that I can support when shopping.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Transportation

Go for a Daily Walk

Walkable Cities

I will take a walk for 20 minutes each day and take note of the infrastructure that makes walking more or less enjoyable, accessible, and possible.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Go by Bike

Bicycle Infrastructure

I will commute by bike 4 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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  • LIndsey Hendricks's avatar
    LIndsey Hendricks 4/30/2021 8:12 AM
    Next year I'll make sure I log every day, now that I know you can go back in time - if you remember what you did!! Thanks for organizing @Kylie!! It was fun :) 

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    LIndsey Hendricks 4/15/2021 8:22 AM
    Holy cow you guys are rocking this challenge! I'll try to pull my weight for the second half of the month! 

    • LIndsey Hendricks's avatar
      LIndsey Hendricks 4/23/2021 8:20 AM
      I didn't realize that until too late to remember what I did early April, but now I'm totally taking advantage of that function haha 

    • Kylie Ruch's avatar
      Kylie Ruch 4/22/2021 12:35 AM
      I will say, I feel very grateful this site allows you to go back and log items! I'm not great at doing it daily! So glad you're here!!! 

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    LIndsey Hendricks 4/15/2021 8:16 AM
    I need to make sure I'm logging minutes each day- there are some of these things I've been doing and haven't logged unfortunately!