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April 3 - April 24, 2019
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Gabriela Baierle

ARROWSTREET EAST & SOUTH

"Let's go team East & South!!!!"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 786 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    38
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    38
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    0.0
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    5.0
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    300
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    110
    minutes
    spent learning

Gabriela's Actions

Electricity Generation

Learn More About Geothermal Energy

#18 Geothermal

I will spend at least 5 minutes learning more about the energy generation potential of geothermal energy and consider investing in this technology.

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity Generation

Learn More about Biomass

#34 Biomass

I will spend at least 20 minutes learning more about the energy generation potential of biomass.

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity Generation

Learn More about Wave and Tidal Energy

#29 Wave and Tidal

I will spend at least 5 minutes learning more about the energy generation potential of wave and tidal energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Learn the Truth About Expiration Dates

#3 Reduced Food Waste

I will spend at least 5 minutes learning how to differentiate between sell by, use by, and best by dates.

Completed
One-Time Action

Land Use

Buy Bamboo

#35 Bamboo

When they are available, I will purchase products made from bamboo instead of wood, plastic, or metal.

Completed
One-Time Action

Materials

Recycle Everything I Can

#55 Household Recycling

I will recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Women and Girls

Support Women-Owned Businesses

#62 Women Smallholders

I will spend 5 minutes each day researching women-owned businesses I can support when shopping.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Land Use

Forest-Friendly Foods 2

#5 Tropical Forests

I will replace or remove the palm oil, coffee, and cocoa products in my current diet that are known to contribute to deforestation.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Transport

Use Public Transit

#37 Mass Transit

I will use public transit 2 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 19
DAILY ACTIONS

Buildings and Cities

Choose LED Bulbs

#33 LED Lighting (Household)

I will replace 5 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Materials

Go Paperless

#70 Recycled Paper

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by 0.11lbs (0.05kg) a day or 41lbs (18.6kg) a year by opting into paperless billing, ending unwanted subscriptions and opting out of junk mail.

Completed
One-Time Action

Buildings and Cities

Go for a Daily Walk

#54 Walkable Cities

I will take a walk for 20 minutes each day and take note of the infrastructure that makes walking more or less enjoyable, accessible, and possible.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Buildings and Cities

Online Energy Audit

Multiple Solutions

I will complete an online energy audit of my home, office, or dorm room and identify my next steps for saving energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Generation Learn More About Geothermal Energy
    Geothermal energy is reliable, abundant, and efficient. Project Drawdown states that public investment will play a crucial role in its expansion. In what ways (i.e. with money, time, advocacy) can you invest in geothermal energy?

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    Gabriela Baierle 4/24/2019 10:43 AM
    Helping convince clients to utilize.
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Generation Learn More about Biomass
    Had you ever heard of biomass techonology before you took this challenge? What did you learn that surprised you? Share this with your friends!

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    Gabriela Baierle 4/24/2019 8:42 AM
    Yes - I wasn't aware of so many different processes!
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Generation Learn More about Wave and Tidal Energy
    What did you learn about wave and tidal energy? Were you surprised by the information you found?

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    Gabriela Baierle 4/24/2019 8:27 AM
    I am happy to have learned more about this method of energy conversion!

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    Gabriela Baierle 4/23/2019 11:48 AM
    We are so close to winning this thing!! Go team!

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    Gabriela Baierle 4/22/2019 6:45 AM
    My challenge is going great! Happy to have participated.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Learn the Truth About Expiration Dates
    How does knowing the difference between use by, sell by, and best by dates empower you to make better decisions?

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    Gabriela Baierle 4/19/2019 12:56 PM
    It empowers me to waste less food and consume wisely!

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    Gabriela Baierle 4/16/2019 9:26 AM
  • Reflection Question
    Land Use Buy Bamboo
    Are bamboo alternatives readily available in your community? If not, what are other sustainable alternatives?

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    Gabriela Baierle 4/16/2019 9:15 AM
    Yes they are! And they can easily be found online. 
  • Reflection Question
    Women and Girls Support Women-Owned Businesses
    Globally, women typically invest a higher proportion of their earnings in their families and communities than men. How can you better support communities by supporting women? Can you share any past experiences that may help others take action?

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    Gabriela Baierle 4/11/2019 1:06 PM
    Making sure women around me are sharing resources with one another
  • Reflection Question
    Land Use Forest-Friendly Foods 2
    How difficult or easy was it to change your diet?

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    Gabriela Baierle 4/10/2019 8:13 AM
    Not difficult at all, just needed the right ingredients