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April 3 - April 24, 2019
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Violette Daveau

DrawdownTO

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 540 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    110
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    110
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    1
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1
    donations
    made
  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    24
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    30
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Violette's Actions

Women and Girls

Make School More Affordable

#6 Educating Girls

I will raise funds to help make school affordable for girls around the world.

Completed
One-Time Action

Materials

Choose Recycled Paper

#70 Recycled Paper

I will plan ahead to only use paper products made from post-consumer recycled paper for my home or office.

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 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Materials

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

#47 Bioplastic

I will avoid buying toxic plastics, including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl and instead replace them with bioplastic or durable options.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Land Use

Learn about Temperate Forests

#12 Temperate Forests

I will spend at least 20 minutes learning more about the environmental services provided by and the environmental issues affecting temperate forests.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Reduce Animal Products

#4 Plant-Rich Diet

I will enjoy 3 meatless or vegan meal(s) each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Electricity Generation

Watch a Video about Methane Digesters

#30 Methane Digesters (large), #64 Methane Digesters (small)

I will watch a video about methane digesters (also commonly known as anaerobic digesters).

Completed
One-Time Action

Transport

Stay on the Ground

#43 Airplanes, #63 Telepresence

Instead of traveling by plane, I will find an alternative way to accomplish the goals of an upcoming trip (i.e. telepresence, vacation locally).

Completed
One-Time Action

Transport

Explore Other Transport Solutions

All Transport Solutions

I will spend at least 5 minutes researching other Drawdown Transport Solutions.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transport

Use Public Transit

#37 Mass Transit

I will use public transit 10 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

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

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  • Violette Daveau's avatar
    Violette Daveau 4/24/2019 3:54 PM
    What an interesting article...
    I never knew we could purify water in such a sustainable way!
    I am definitely going to use this article for my French project since we are on an Environmental Science  and Technology unit.. 
    https://www.sciencenews.org/article/water-purification-light-graphitic-carbon-nitride




    • Milithza Silva's avatar
      Milithza Silva 4/24/2019 8:58 PM
      Wow, interesting.  Goes a long way to prove when there is a will there is a way, and when confronted with problems the right mindset (finding a 'green/clean' solution), it is possible to come up with innovative ways to solve the issues.. :)

  • Violette Daveau's avatar
    Violette Daveau 4/24/2019 3:47 PM
    Had fun learning about Temperate Forests!
    https://www.oddizzi.com/teachers/explore-the-world/physical-features/ecosystems/temperate-forests/


  • Violette Daveau's avatar
    Violette Daveau 4/12/2019 7:55 AM
    I hope the subway is open this weekend!
    I don’t want to use the 🚘....
    :) ;)

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    Violette Daveau 4/05/2019 6:34 AM
    Today I learned how to make a methane digester. All I know is that it's pretty complicated....
    https://www.searchencrypt.com/videos?eq=WK8kqh6tOw5juLk%2Bu12aT7%2BVGlaMKfrUGScOKAv15%2FQ%3D