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  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Learn About Equitable Food Access
    How is food equity and access linked to a sustainable future?

    Meghan Jones's avatar
    Meghan Jones 4/30/2022 2:49 PM
    If we can get equitable access to healthy food, we can reduce the need for lots of cheap, processed food that is produced using harmful agricultural practices and results in health issues that also have harmful environmental impacts.
  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Learn About The Health & Equity SDGs
    What was a linking factor across this group of SDGs?

    Meghan Jones's avatar
    Meghan Jones 4/30/2022 2:48 PM
    The health of children linked all these SDGs, since they are a vulnerable population with little agency and the most at stake in our future.
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Learn About The Climate & Ecosystems SDGs
    What was a linking factor across this group of SDGs?

    Meghan Jones's avatar
    Meghan Jones 4/30/2022 2:44 PM
    The importance of freshwater resources appeared in each SDG. 
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Ecological & Xeriscape Gardening
    What ecological or xeriscape landscaping practices do you have? How has your landscape changed from these practices?

    Meghan Jones's avatar
    Meghan Jones 4/30/2022 2:43 PM
    We use a push mower, remove invasive species, leave the leaves in some areas in the fall, and avoid using pesticides and fertilizers. I haven't noticed many changes. I still need to get some mulch but that did not get checked off the list this month!
  • Reflection Question
    Economy & Communities Find out where your energy comes from
    Where does the energy in your region come from? Which energy is a renewable source?

    Meghan Jones's avatar
    Meghan Jones 4/30/2022 2:41 PM
    Yikes, lots of coal in the Midwest! I believe our local power is from wind energy, but we recently had some changes and I have been unable to verify. 
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Support Local Pollinators
    Why is it important to take care of pollinators? Do you have a favorite pollinator?

    Meghan Jones's avatar
    Meghan Jones 4/30/2022 2:26 PM
    I learned that one in three bites of food that humans eat each day is the result of pollinators’ interactions with plants! My favorite is the bumblebee. Did you know they sometimes fall asleep on flowers? It's so cute!
  • Reflection Question
    Economy & Communities [WSP Custom Action] Create an Electrification and Clean Energy Plan
    How can you incorporate electricity-based solutions in your daily life?

    Aaron Rydecki's avatar
    Aaron Rydecki 4/29/2022 6:24 AM
    This is another great resource to get folks on the path to focus more on energy/electricity conservation, increasing efficiencies at home and for transit, and to explore going solar.  Definitely a helpful tool!

  • Stephen Billiott's avatar
    Stephen Billiott 4/29/2022 6:10 AM
    Good to see the level of participation.   Really enjoyed the food alternatives lecture.
  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Safe Disposal of Medications and Household Chemicals
    Do you have any tips for others on finding locations that accept products for safe disposal?

    Pieter de Bod's avatar
    Pieter de Bod 4/28/2022 8:29 AM
    I saw this on Google this morning
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems [WSP Custom Action] Take Five And Find Out What it Takes to Reach Net-Zero!
    Can you make it to Net Zero?

    Pieter de Bod's avatar
    Pieter de Bod 4/28/2022 8:27 AM
    Getting close to make it to net zero, but not here yet.