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  • Elena Nolan's avatar
    Elena Nolan 4/24/2021 11:38 AM
    It has been good!  It good to remind myself to put down all electronics and distractions and concentrate on having a meal. I think this is the one action that i will definitely carry on even after the ecochallenge is over!

  • Shirvana Shay's avatar
    Shirvana Shay 4/08/2021 12:46 PM
    Ride a bike vs. taking your car to the store. 
  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Climate Resilience Tend A Garden
    Have you ever had a significant experience in nature that altered your perspective or focus? If so, please describe it.

    Anand Guda's avatar
    Anand Guda 4/08/2021 12:18 PM
    Maintaining a small garden in backyard will decrease my stress level
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Go for a Daily Walk
    What have you noticed on your daily walks? What have you enjoyed? What infrastructure changes could make your walks more enjoyable or possible?

    Elena Nolan's avatar
    Elena Nolan 4/08/2021 8:32 AM
    I noticed that a lot of things have changed around my neighborhood, new fences are up, new landscaping and many new roofs. Haven't noticed it as i haven't been walking around as much since Covid, really enjoy walking with my dog.
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Watch a Video about Methane Digesters
    What does your vision of a sustainable community look like? What would need to be changed in order for such vision to become reality?

    Elena Nolan's avatar
    Elena Nolan 4/05/2021 4:09 PM
    Local Govt and State Govt and business need to co-operate together to reduce carbon footprint. For example in NZ, people are charged for plastic grocery bags. So many switch to carrying their own grocery bags instead.  This becomes the norm over time, and eventually everyone will get so used to bringing their own grocery bags that they won't even think about it. This is one good way to reduce plastic waste for everyone.  
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Support Companies Leading in Green Energy
    Every dollar you put into solar or wind is a dollar not put into traditional financial institutions. You'll also be bolstering the fossil fuel divestment movement, too. Name some companies you know that invest in green energy. How can you support them?

    Anand Guda's avatar
    Anand Guda 4/05/2021 12:52 PM
    I will try to gather information on install of Solar and look at costs
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Choose Renewable Energy or Purchase Renewable Energy Credits
    Your utility company is able to tell you your average energy usage. Ask them how your energy usage compares to others in your ZIP code, region, and/or state. What other steps can you take each day to reduce your electricity usage?

    Anand Guda's avatar
    Anand Guda 4/05/2021 12:51 PM
    I review the FPL dashboard on usage of electricity and try to think on reduce the usage. Changed my AC temperature by 1F
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Explore Other Electricity Solutions
    What is the most exciting solution you explored? Why is it exciting to you?

    Anand Guda's avatar
    Anand Guda 4/05/2021 12:50 PM
    I made a practice to power off lights if I am not actively using
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Choose LED Bulbs
    Changing lightbulbs is an excellent first step toward energy efficiency! What's next for you?

    Anand Guda's avatar
    Anand Guda 4/02/2021 11:51 AM
    The prices of LED bulbs have dropped considerably and is energy efficient. 
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Spread the Word about Energy Alternatives
    What inspiration and wisdom can you gather from your family, faith, or community traditions that would help you in both communicating about and addressing our most pressing energy issues?

    Anand Guda's avatar
    Anand Guda 4/02/2021 10:32 AM
    Energy is produced or used by burning fossil fuels and the resources are limited and if we overconsume now, we will not be able to leave behind for future generations.