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Dom Wetzbarger

Deloitte Omaha / Des Moines

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 517 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    1.0
    conversation
    with a person
  • UP TO
    1.0
    documentary
    watched
  • UP TO
    1.0
    donation
    made
  • UP TO
    520
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    1.0
    meatless or vegan meal
    consumed
  • UP TO
    90
    minutes
    spent learning
  • UP TO
    631
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • UP TO
    10
    minutes
    being mindful
  • UP TO
    525
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • UP TO
    175
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • UP TO
    100
    square feet
    community beautification

Dom's actions

Basic Needs & Security

Know Your Produce

SDG 2

I will become a savvy produce shopper when buying organic and non-organic items.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Economy & Communities

Chat With A Nonprofit

SDG 12

I will have a conversation with one or more nonprofit organizations I want to be involved with.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Health & Equity

Spend Time Outside

SDG 3

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 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Try a New Vegan or Vegetarian Recipe

I will try a new vegan or vegetarian recipe and share how it turns out on the Ecochallenge feed, or with family and friends.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Education & Livelihood

Work-Life Balance

SDG 8

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

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Education & Livelihood

Host or Join a Cleanup Event

SDG 11, 17

Within my community at home or work, I will organize or attend a local cleanup event.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Climate & Ecosystems

Shop with a reusable bag

Use a reusable shopping bag or no bag at all to cut down on your waste from the grocery store!

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Climate & Ecosystems

Ecological & Xeriscape Gardening

SDG 14, 15

Studies show a grass lawn is water intensive and on average it require about 30 percent of a household’s water consumption. I will do one or more of the following actions in my yard or community to conserve water and improve habitat: plant indigenous plants, landscape with water-efficient plants, add mulching, replace a lawn, and/or use eco-friendly fertilizers.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Economy & Communities

RESEARCH LARGE SUSTAINABLE ALTERNATIVES

I will research sustainable alternatives to large purchases such as: cars, roofs, landscaping, concrete work, siding, paint, etc.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Health & Equity

Practice Mindfulness

SDG 3

I will spend 5 minutes each day practicing mindfulness.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Economy & Communities

Analyze Your Utility Bills

SDG 7

I spend 5 minutes analyzing my recent utility bills, which might include electricity, gas, or water to see what my current usage is and determine if I can reduce my energy and water use.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Basic Needs & Security

Take 5-Minute Or Less Showers

SDG 6

I will save up to 6 gallons (23 L) of water each day by taking 5-minute showers. Tip: Use a timer to practice or count to 60 a few times.

COMPLETED 26
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Calculate Your Water Footprint

SDG 6

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

Watch a Documentary About Food, Water, or Basic Needs

SDG 6

I will watch 1 documentaries about food, water, or basic needs.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Education & Livelihood

Stay on the Ground

SDG 11

Instead of traveling by plane, I will find an alternative way to accomplish the goals of an upcoming trip (i.e. telepresence, vacation locally). As an example, a plane from New York to Los Angeles (~2,450 miles) generates about 65 tons of carbon dioxide.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Education & Livelihood

Watch a Documentary About Education or Work

SDG 4

I will watch 1 documentaries about education or work.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Health & Equity

Advocate for Equitable Participation and Representation

SDG 5

I will call my elected officials to ask what they are doing regarding equitable gender participation and representation in my region.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Health & Equity

Watch a Documentary About Equity, Gender, Health, or Peace

SDG 3, 5, 10, 16

I will watch 1 documentaries about equity, gender, health, or peace.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Health & Equity

Donate Food

SDG 3, 10

I will find out what food programs are in my area and donate food and/or other items that they request.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Economy & Communities

Watch a Documentary About Economy, Energy, or Industry

SDG 7, 9, 12

I will watch 1 documentaries about economy, energy, or industry.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Climate & Ecosystems

Collect Litter on a Plog / Plalk

SDG 15

Each day, I will go on a plog or plalk for 30 minutes and collect 2 items of litter.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Climate & Ecosystems

Watch a Documentary About Climate Change or Nature

SDG 13, 14, 15

I will watch 1 documentaries about climate change.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

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  • Dom Wetzbarger's avatar
    Dom Wetzbarger 4/13/2023 6:29 AM
    Earth Day is just around the corner! I'm excited for our team's local Green Team events to educate our workplace about food waste, give back to the community by volunteering for park clean-up, and celebrate with my colleagues. But remember... every day is Earth Day!