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Smitha Jean Menezes

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Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 474 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    6.6
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    39
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    14
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1,380
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    332
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    1,380
    minutes
    spent outdoors

Smitha Jean's 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 17
DAILY ACTIONS

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

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 17
DAILY ACTIONS

Education & Livelihood

Work-Life Balance

SDG #8 Work & Economy

During the workday, I will schedule time for daily rest during work days to practice work-life balance.

COMPLETED 17
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 17
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

Basic Needs & Security

Make Zero-Waste Meals

SDG #2 Zero Hunger

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

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Smitha Jean Menezes's avatar
    Smitha Jean Menezes 4/30/2022 10:56 AM
    Last day of Earth Month Eco Challenge - however we carry these on and do more every single day

  • Smitha Jean Menezes's avatar
    Smitha Jean Menezes 4/27/2022 12:27 PM
    Need ways to find to do little things beyond this month as well...thinking

  • Smitha Jean Menezes's avatar
    Smitha Jean Menezes 4/26/2022 10:45 AM
    Enjoying doing this little activity on daily basis
  • Reflection Question
    Economy & Communities Carry My Trash
    What one thing will you do right away to reduce your waste? What is the second thing you will do?

    Smitha Jean Menezes's avatar
    Smitha Jean Menezes 4/24/2022 9:45 AM
    buy things that are eco-friendly, can be recycled easily
  • 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?

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    Smitha Jean Menezes 4/24/2022 9:42 AM
    Ensure the waste water is recycled to be used for plants. Ensure some of the water we use is collected and used for alternate purposes.

  • Smitha Jean Menezes's avatar
    Smitha Jean Menezes 4/22/2022 12:21 PM
    Doing this challenge during this month and continuing throughout the year helps me contribute
  • 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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    Smitha Jean Menezes 4/22/2022 12:18 PM
    You never get to breathe in fresh air, admire nature and hear the chirping of birds early morning or evening
  • 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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    Smitha Jean Menezes 4/22/2022 12:14 PM
    Cloth or Jute bags are used for shopping to reduce the use of plastic
  • 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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    Smitha Jean Menezes 4/22/2022 12:13 PM
    The peels or the skin of vegetables usually going into my compost to be used as fertilizers for the plants