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April 1 - April 30, 2021
Nikhil Kedia's avatar

Nikhil Kedia

Deloitte Boston Office

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 330 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    8
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    50
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    10
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Nikhil's Actions

Industry

Choose Recycled Paper

Recycled Paper

I will plan ahead to only use paper products made from post-consumer recycled paper for my home or office.

Completed
One-Time Action

Industry

Go Paperless

Recycled Paper

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by 0.11lbs (0.05kg) a day or 3.3lbs (1.6kg) a month by opting into paperless billing, ending unwanted subscriptions and opting out of junk mail.

Completed
One-Time Action

Industry

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

Bioplastics

Cheap, single-use items and disposable packaging end up blowing around as litter more often in poor and BIPOC-majority neighborhoods. I will avoid buying and using 2 single-use plastics and instead replace them with durable options.

COMPLETED 3
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 3
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).

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity

Spread the Word about Energy Alternatives

All Electricity Solutions

I will research and tell 5 people each day about the benefits of alternative energy sources like wind turbines, solar energy, geothermal energy, and methane digesters.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Electricity

Choose Renewable Energy or Purchase Renewable Energy Credits

Onshore Wind Turbines, Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaics

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option. If my utility does not offer one, I will purchase Renewable Energy Credits to match my usage.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle

Electric Cars, Hybrid Cars

I will spend at least 60 minutes researching and weighing my options to see if a hybrid or electric vehicle makes sense for my lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Action

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Industry Choose Recycled Paper
    Good job on choosing recycled paper! How can you take your action a step further?

    Nikhil Kedia's avatar
    Nikhil Kedia 4/13/2021 11:46 AM
    Continue effort on using recycled paper wherever possible.
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Choose Renewable Energy or Purchase Renewable Energy Credits
    Your utility company is able to tell you your average energy usage. Ask them how your energy usage compares to others in your ZIP code, region, and/or state. What other steps can you take each day to reduce your electricity usage?

    Nikhil Kedia's avatar
    Nikhil Kedia 4/13/2021 9:25 AM
    Use peak and off-peak time
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Watch a Video about Methane Digesters
    What does your vision of a sustainable community look like? What would need to be changed in order for such vision to become reality?

    Nikhil Kedia's avatar
    Nikhil Kedia 4/05/2021 12:55 PM
    Change in individuals thought process..!!
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle
    Reducing (or eliminating) exhaust emissions and improving public health are two benefits of green vehicles. What other motivators inspire you to consider switching to a more fuel-efficient vehicle?

    Nikhil Kedia's avatar
    Nikhil Kedia 4/01/2021 10:58 AM
    Energy Savings, Tax credits