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Erik OBrien

Slalom Chicago 🌿

"To expand my knowledge of personal impact on the environment and share my new resources and understanding."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 342 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    30
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    275
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    275
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    250
    minutes
    spent learning

Erik'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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Track My Purchases

SDG #10 Reduced Inequalities

Throughout the day I will track my purchases and then research the companies making these goods.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Health & Equity

Communicate Constructively

SDG #16 Peace & Justice

I will use the communication methods I read about to practice effective, compassionate, and nonviolent communication with someone I interact with regularly (i.e., my roommate, parents, co-worker, partner, classmates, or children).

COMPLETED 6
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 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Health & Equity

Cleaning Product Ingredients

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will spend 10 minutes each day studying the toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies, personal care, and pet products around my home.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Health & Equity

Learn About Equitable Food Access

SDG #10 Reduced Inequalities

I will spend 15 minutes learning about equitable food access and how I can advocate for healthy and fresh food in my region.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Support A Renters Bills of Rights

SDG #1 No Poverty

Of nearly 44 million U.S. renter households in 2019, more than 45% paid rent equal to 30% or more of their gross household income. I will spend 30 minutes learning about a renters bill of rights and affordable housing.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Learn About the Basic Needs & Security SDGs

SDG #1, 2 & 6

I will spend 30 minutes learning about these SDGs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Reduce Animal Product Consumption

SDG #2 Zero Hunger

I will enjoy 5 meatless meal(s) and/or 2 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Get Involved in the Water Justice Movement

SDG #6 Water & Sanitation

I will spend 30 minutes learning about water justice and find out how I can get involved in local initiatives.

Completed
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.

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Erik OBrien 4/29/2022 10:44 AM
    Loved getting to learn and participate in the ecochallenge! Will be boosting my wild flowers in the garden this year to help our pollinator friends :) 

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    Erik OBrien 4/25/2022 10:00 AM
    Daily check-in! Let's go Slalom Chicago! :D 

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    Erik OBrien 4/21/2022 7:07 AM
    Sunny & (midwest) warm Thursday! Going to spend some time outside enjoying our planet today :)