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April 1 - April 30, 2021
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Michelle Seward

City of Portland, Bureau of Development Services

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 870 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    100
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    1,105
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    174
    minutes
    spent outdoors

Michelle's Actions

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Tend A Garden

I will tend to a garden, or prepare for one, each day using sustainable gardening practices.

COMPLETED 28
DAILY ACTIONS

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Eat Mindfully

I will eat all of my meals without distractions, e.g., phone, computer, TV, or newspaper.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Go for a Daily Walk

Walkable Cities

I will take a walk for 20 minutes each day and take note of the infrastructure that makes walking more or less enjoyable, accessible, and possible.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

Farm Irrigation Efficiency

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of trees and plants in my yard.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Keep Track of Wasted Food

Reduced Food Waste

I will keep a daily log of food I throw away during Earth Month Ecochallenge, either because it went bad before I ate it, I put too much on my plate, or it was scraps from food preparation.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Michelle Seward's avatar
    Michelle Seward 4/01/2021 12:54 PM
    Day 1.  I ate breakfast and lunch without distractions.  So far, so good.  Enjoyed TV after eating while savoring my coffee for my AM and PM!  Dinner is planned and I'll eat at the island while savoring every bite!

    • Kate Green's avatar
      Kate Green 4/28/2021 7:46 AM
      Yes, relaxing and enjoying all the tastes is so lovely!

  • Michelle Seward's avatar
    Michelle Seward 3/29/2021 1:16 PM
    I'm getting excited for the challenge.  There are only three days before we begin!

    • Kate Green's avatar
      Kate Green 4/28/2021 7:48 AM
      We are deep into the challenge and I'm really pleased to see all the actions we're all taking!