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April 1 - April 21, 2021
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Mariana Past

Dickinson Green Devils 2021

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 176 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    15
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    137
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    55
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    40
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    7
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    64
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    15
    miles
    traveled by foot

Mariana's Actions

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 1
DAILY ACTION

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 133 lbs of CO2 a month and 1,600 lbs of CO2 over the course of the next year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Collect Rain Water

I will create a rain garden or bioswale or use rain barrels to collect water for outdoor watering needs.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 5 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

I will try a new method of food preparation, such as canning, pickling, or baking bread.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

I will plant an herb garden in my home, workplace, or dorm room.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Buy From a Farmers Market

I will purchase produce and meat from a local farmers market or food co-op.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Exercise Daily

Exercise is a great stress blaster! I will exercise for 20 minute(s) each day.

COMPLETED 2
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 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Mindfulness Practice

I will spend 5 minute(s) per day practicing Mindfulness.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Simplicity

De-Clutter My Home or Dorm Room

I will de-clutter, clean, and donate or recycle unneeded items in my home or dorm room.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

I will eat all of my meals without distractions, e.g., phone, computer, TV, or newspaper.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Needs Vs. Wants

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Meditate

I will meditate or create a moment of silence for 2 minute(s) each day to reflect on things important to me.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Reflection Question
    Water Collect Rain Water
    Trace the water that flows down the drain from your house to the largest body of water nearby. What is the route it takes?

    Mariana Past's avatar
    Mariana Past 4/20/2021 5:21 PM
    Goes downhill to the Letort Spring Run, through the neighbors' yard.  I think.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Plant an Herb Garden
    Consider the ways you can garden: a plot of land? a patio container? hanging basket? windowsill gardens? What would work best for your living situation and lifestyle?

    Mariana Past's avatar
    Mariana Past 4/20/2021 5:16 PM
    Helped revive the Lamberton Middle School Community Garden, with family and a crew of neighbors!  Super sustainable project, at a two-minute walk from home.