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April 1 - April 30, 2022

Bountiful Beets

SUNY Adirondack

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    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    21
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    284
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    40
    sustainable seafood meals
    consumed
  • up to
    125
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    45
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1,242
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    243
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • April 30 at 6:42 AM
    Earth month is ending today and it's been a good one. I felt like I got to learn more about our environment. I've been eating more healthy and using less plastic. I'm also thinking of starting my own compost bin. I can't wait for next years eco challenge.
  • April 29 at 6:23 AM
    Earth month is coming to a close. I love that I got to learn more about my environment. I also read some sources about more ecological methods of agriculture. More people should be aware on what we can do for our environment.
  • April 28 at 5:51 PM
    Is fish “meat”? Yes, it is the muscle of an animal. But it is a more ecological form of meat because fish feed lower on the trophic pyramid than most of the common commercial legged meats. Of course, it depends on how the animal feeds: 100% grass fed four-leggeds are probably energetically more sustainable than farm-raised fish being fed...
  • April 28 at 5:38 PM
    I decided to interpret zero waste meals to be based on not generating any kind of waste. Because I compost energetically at home, I do not consider apple cores or vegetable scraps or the uneaten dried out heel of bread as waste. I do, however, consider the packaging that my cheese came in or the cookie box as real waste. For the purposes of...
  • April 27 at 10:05 AM
    Today I went on a trip to a local recycling plant. I learned about how recycling works in our community. I now know that many companies like Stewarts and Pepsi use sustainable methods of recycling. I wish that other companies could implement their own methods of sustainable recycling one day.
  • April 24 at 7:50 AM
    The eco challenge is coming to end. I have worked my hardest to keep the planet safe. Mother earth will be proud of me for my accomplishments. If I can convince the world about the earth, it can be a better place.

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