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April 1 - April 21, 2021
Sarah Leinhauser's avatar

Sarah Leinhauser

West Chester University

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 474 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    22
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    105
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    20
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    50
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    660
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    2
    hours
    volunteered

Sarah's Actions

Simplicity

Needs Vs. Wants

I will adopt a "Needs Vs. Wants" approach and only buy things I need.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Power Down the Computer

I will power down my computer and monitor when not using it for more than 2 hours, saving up to (1.1) lbs of CO2 each day that I do this.

COMPLETED 20
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Core Values

We may find more meaning and joy in life when our actions are aligned with our personal values. I will determine what my top 3-5 core values are so that I can better align my actions with them.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Less Screen Time

I will replace 30 minute(s) of screen time each day with other activities.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Enjoy the Sunrise/Sunset

I will enjoy the sunrise and/or sunset each day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Leave No Trace

I will practice the seven principles of Leave No Trace when doing nature activities alone or with family and friends.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 5 hour(s) in my community during the challenge.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Express My Support

I will find out who in my state makes decisions that impact the environment and express my support for more environmental actions.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Health

Joyful Movement

I will spend 10 minutes doing an activity where I'm both moving my body and enjoying myself.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Happiness

I will write down three things every day that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Join a Local CSA

I will sign up for a local CSA (Community-Supported Agriculture).

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Learn About & Practice Sustainable Fashion

I will learn about sustainable fashion and begin trying to practice it in my own life.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Learn About Renewable Energy

I will spend 15 minutes learning more about renewable energy alternatives (i.e. solar, wind, biomass) in my region.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Energy

Heat and Cool Naturally

I will naturally heat and cool my house, office, or dorm room by opening or closing my windows, curtains, and blinds, and by using fans.

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Sarah Leinhauser's avatar
    Sarah Leinhauser 4/06/2021 6:57 PM
    It's definitely been difficult trying to get everything done that I want to in a day - maybe by the end of the month there'll be a day where I've practiced all of my actions!
  • Reflection Question
    Energy Power Down the Computer
    What are other easy things you could do to save energy and reduce your environmental footprint?

    Sarah Leinhauser's avatar
    Sarah Leinhauser 4/01/2021 6:24 PM
    I can remind my family members to turn off their computers and electronics as well when they're not in use so our entire household is reducing its footprint.