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April 1 - April 30, 2024

Emerson Twin Cities

Emerson

The Eden Prairie, Chanhassen, and Shakopee sites working together to make sustainable lifestyle changes both big and small. Together, we can make an difference!

POINTS TOTAL

  • 120 TODAY
  • 961 THIS WEEK
  • 4,436
    TOTAL

team impact

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    17
    advocacy actions
    completed
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    2.0
    Carbon Footprints
    Calculated
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    4.0
    community events
    hosted or attended
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    1.0
    energy audit
    conducted
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    17
    gallons of water
    have been saved
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    20
    hours
    volunteered
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    7.0
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
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    88
    miles
    not traveled by car
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    88
    miles
    traveled by foot
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    711
    minutes
    spent learning
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    1,141
    minutes
    spent outdoors
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    52
    pieces of litter
    picked up
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    109
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
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    11
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
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    0.3
    pounds
    food waste prevented
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    22
    pounds
    waste composted
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    185
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
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    8.0
    single-use bags
    not sent to the landfill
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    2.0
    trees
    planted
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    2.0
    water footprints
    calculated

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • April 19 at 6:23 AM
    Just realized I had already signed up for this distribution list before this year's EcoChallenge started. The monthly newsletters provide good information. I'm not always able to attend the webinars, but I like hearing what progress other companies are making towards sustainability.
  • April 18 at 6:12 PM
    It is a little early in my area for planting. We are expecting a freeze overnight tonight. I will continue to eliminate the invasive species in my yard (garlic mustard, buckthorn) and find native plants to fill in.
  • April 18 at 6:05 PM
    I assume this is meant to be WITHOUT putting things into the landfill...I have been working pretty diligently on this action. I have taken books to a secondhand reseller, I have cleared out some closet space and dropped off a few boxes of donations, and I have filled the paper recycling container. I feel the stress melting away!!
  • April 18 at 12:30 PM
    On this day, I helped to lead a "campus cleanup" event at my EMR work site in Eden Prairie - MN - USA. Among just a few of us, we collected 4 medium sized bags of trash in a little over an hour. I think the brightly colored plastic food bags / wrappers are the ugliest because they visibly stand-out when you look across an otherwise...
  • April 17 at 1:56 PM
    On my way into the office, there were a couple sentries guarding the door. I felt bad, but I had to shoo them away.
  • April 17 at 8:59 AM
    Xcel's current program is full but adding myself to the waitlist was easy.
  • April 16 at 2:10 PM
    CBS Sunday Morning had a good piece on the myth of plastics recycling. Here is the link if you are interested https://www.cbsnews.com/news/critics-call-out-plastics-industry-over-fraud-of-plastic-recycling/.
  • April 14 at 6:32 PM
    Top 10 weather day! Connected with nature, picked up litter at the park.
  • April 13 at 4:02 PM
    Beautiful day, temps above 80 degrees, yet one persistent pile of snow remains at the park where I walk my dog each day. Spring, come and get it!
  • April 12 at 5:40 PM
    Using my values to guide my investment strategy doesn't mean a trade-off with value growth.

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CHALLENGER: Emerson Twin Cities Challenger Team Members: 40 Challenger Points: 4436 Winning?: VS. CHALLENGED: Enterprise Sustainability Challenged Team Members: 9 Challenged Points: 1764 Winning?: