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Danti Kumaran

Emerson Houston

"Saving the eco system for the next generation through small steps over time"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 816 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1,405
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    1,405
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    55
    minutes
    spent learning

Danti's Actions

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Get To Know Your Watershed

SDG #6 Water & Sanitation

I will spend 20 minutes learning about my watershed and the particular water issues my region faces.

Uncompleted
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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Education & Livelihood

Take Action During Earth Week

I will participate in Earth Week by attending at least one of the global Emerson Earth Day Live Panel discussions during Earth Week on 19th and 20th April, listening to the special Planet in Focus podcast episode, or completing an EcoChallenge action.

Completed
One-Time Action

Education & Livelihood

Engage with Emerson’s Sustainability Content

I will engage with the content available on the Emerson Environmental Sustainability Hub by doing one of the following: watch a webinar recording, read a blogpost, read one of the newsletters.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Education & Livelihood

Take Emerson’s Sustainability Training

I will complete the first module of the Emerson Environmental Sustainability training program available on the Global Learning Center.

Uncompleted
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

Understand Your Climate And Natural Disaster Risks

SDG #9 Industry & Infrastructure

I will spend 20 minutes learning about the climate and natural disaster risks in my area.

Uncompleted
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

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 24
DAILY ACTIONS

Climate & Ecosystems

Learn About Invasive Species

SDG #14 & 15

I will spend 20 minutes learning about invasive species and ways to reduce their impacts.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Spend Time Outside

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will replace 20 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 26
DAILY ACTIONS

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

Climate & Ecosystems

Calculate Your Carbon Impact

SDG #13 Climate

I will calculate the carbon emissions associated with my household and consider how lifestyle changes could reduce the carbon footprint and impacts on the environment.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Basic Needs & Security Learn About the Basic Needs & Security SDGs
    What was a linking factor across this group of SDGs?

    Danti Kumaran's avatar
    Danti Kumaran 4/19/2022 7:24 AM
    My takeaway is that this initiative requires global collaboration and international support.

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    Danti Kumaran 4/19/2022 7:10 AM
    The Earth Day Leaders Panel on  the 19th was an exciting event to attend. There was so much good information, I particularly liked the energy star treasure hunt link.  Here it is for those who missed it : https://www.energystar.gov/industrial_plants/treasure_hunt

    • Lara Tellis's avatar
      Lara Tellis 4/20/2022 7:28 AM
      Thanks Danti! I'm interested in doing a treasure hunt at our site on West Little York.
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Calculate Your Carbon Impact
    What is one way you will reduce your carbon foorprint? What is a practice you already have that helps you reduce your carbon footprint?

    Danti Kumaran's avatar
    Danti Kumaran 4/13/2022 12:55 PM
    We will be reducing our animal based food groups every week. We already carpool for errands and fully utilize work from home.
  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Safe Disposal of Medications and Household Chemicals
    Do you have any tips for others on finding locations that accept products for safe disposal?

    Danti Kumaran's avatar
    Danti Kumaran 4/11/2022 11:50 AM
    The local county /precinct office website has information about available resources as well as targeted events in the area for safe disposal.
  • Reflection Question
    Education & Livelihood Plan A Staycation in Your Community
    What place in your region are you most excited to visit during your staycation?

    Danti Kumaran's avatar
    Danti Kumaran 4/09/2022 6:46 AM
    We like to camp at State Parks
  • 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?

    Danti Kumaran's avatar
    Danti Kumaran 4/03/2022 2:10 PM
    Started reusing plastic spoons while camping