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April 1 - April 30, 2021
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Jonathan Mesik

DLR Group - Chicago

"To beat MSP"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 193 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    15
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    9
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Jonathan's Actions

Land Sinks

Composting

Research composting options for an urban environment

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Accelerating Solutions

Native Species Preservation

Learn about constructing habitats for native species. Interested in bringing back native species and fight invasive species

Completed
One-Time Action

Health and Education

Host a Film Screening

Health and Education

I will host a virtual film screening and discussion about women's and gender equality issues.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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

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 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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 3 single-use plastics and instead replace them with durable options.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Industry

Properly Dispose of Refrigerants

Refrigerant Management

I will spend at least 5 minutes learning how to properly dispose of my refrigerator, freezer, and other refrigerants at the end of their useful lives.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Industry

Research the Climate Impact of Refrigerants

Refrigerant Management

I will spend 5 minute(s) learning about the climate impact of refrigerants and what climate-friendly refrigerants are by using the links below.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Climate Resilience

Support Businesses Owned by Women, BIPOC, or Immigrants

Sustainable Intensification for Smallholders

I will spend 5 minutes researching businesses owned by women, immigrants, and Black, Indigenous, and people of color that I can support when shopping.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Buildings

Explore Other Buildings Solutions

All Buildings Solutions

I will spend at least 10 minutes researching other Drawdown Buildings Solutions.

Completed
One-Time Action

Buildings

Research Retrofitting Incentives

Building Retrofitting

I will spend at least 10 minutes finding out if my city, region, state, or country offers incentives for retrofitting existing buildings.

Completed
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

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

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Jonathan Mesik 4/30/2021 9:13 AM
    We can do this. GO CHICAGO

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    Jonathan Mesik 4/20/2021 11:05 AM
    If anyone figures out the best place to log time from the breakout rooms of townhall tuesday, post it


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    Jonathan Mesik 4/01/2021 8:46 AM
    If you have not done so already, add jnovielli@dlrgroup.com as the person who referred you for a bit of extra points

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      Jonathan Mesik 4/05/2021 6:44 AM
      I don't see it anymore, but it was at the top of the screen the first few times I logged in. Maybe it is gone since I did it, or maybe it is gone because we have been in the system for a couple days already.

    • Alexandria Campbell's avatar
      Alexandria Campbell 4/05/2021 6:27 AM
      Where do you do that Mesik?