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Abysinia Mitiku

Wheaton NHS

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 140 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent outdoors

Abysinia's Actions

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Get Involved in the Water Justice Movement

SDG #6 Water & Sanitation

I will spend 60 minutes learning about water justice and find out how I can get involved in local initiatives.

Uncompleted
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

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

Health & Equity

Learn About Equitable Food Access

SDG #10 Reduced Inequalities

I will spend 60 minutes learning about equitable food access and how I can advocate for healthy and fresh food in my region.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Support Indigenous & First Nations Communities

SDG #10 Reduced Inequalities

I will spend 60 learning about the past and present indigenous communities in my regions and what I can do to be supportive.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Safe Disposal of Medications and Household Chemicals

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will spend 60 minutes learning about how and where to dispose of medications and chemicals properly.

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Cleaning Product Ingredients

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will spend 60 minutes each day studying the toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies, personal care, and pet products around my home.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Health & Equity

Spend Time Outside

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will replace 60 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.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Education & Livelihood

Share Your Eco Habits

SDG #11 Communities

Through my social media channels, in person, or as an Earth Month Ecochallenge feed reflection, I will share with others an environmentally friendly habit I have cultivated.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Education & Livelihood

Thank Educators

SDG #4 Education

I will write to a school, community learning center, or education leader I admire to express my thanks for their sustainability work and find out how I can get involved.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Climate & Ecosystems

Explore My Area

SDG #14 & 15

Each day, I will spend 60 minutes exploring a new area around my neighborhood (e.g., park, water body, nearby trail, community garden, green space, etc.).

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DAILY ACTION

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  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Explore My Area
    How can spending more time outdoors enhance your sense of place? Was there a new place in your region that was exciting to learn about and visit?

    Abysinia Mitiku's avatar
    Abysinia Mitiku 4/04/2022 8:22 AM
    Spending time outdoors made me feel one with nature. I feel more connect to the world around me. I visited Brooksides Garden and was excited to see the ponds that they had.