April 3 - April 24, 2019

Kacper Hendzel

Environmental Eagles

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 206 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    15
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    10
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Challenges

Food

Zero-waste Cooking

#3 Reduced Food Waste

I will cook 1 meal(s) with zero-waste each day

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transport

Test Drive an Electric Bike

#69 Electric Bikes

I will test drive an electric bike at a local distributor to see if it makes sense to use one in place of my car, or to extend the area I can cover by bike.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Transport

Advocate For Greener Vehicles

#26 Electric Vehicles

I will assess the vehicles used by my company or college and advocate for a purchasing policy focused on electric and fuel-efficient vehicles

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

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 2
DAILY CHALLENGES

Land Use

Plant Trees

#15 Afforestation

I will plant 50 tree(s) in my community, public parks, or backyard.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

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 Challenge

Materials

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

#46 Water Saving - Home

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of trees and plants in my yard.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transport

Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle

#26 Electric Vehicles

I will spend at least 10 minutes researching and weighing my options to see if a hybrid or electric vehicle makes sense for my lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Buildings and Cities

Plan to Insulate

#31 Insulation

I will find out how to make my home more energy efficient through better insulation and weatherization.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Electricity Generation

Explore Other Electricity Generation Solutions

All Electricity Generation Solutions

I will spend at least 2 minutes researching other Drawdown Electricity Generation Solutions.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Buildings and Cities

Go by Bike

#59 Bike Infrastructure

I will commute by bike 2 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to 0.82 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Buildings and Cities Go by Bike
    How does using human-powered transportation make you feel compared to using other methods of transportation?

    Kacper Hendzel 8/31/2019 4:39 PM
    It is really fun bikeing and I am really tired so I am going to bed
  • Reflection Question
    Food Zero-waste Cooking
    How are environmental issues like black carbon and other emissions from cooking fires or rudimentary cookstoves also human health and social justice issues? Why do these issues matter to you?

    Kacper Hendzel 4/30/2019 7:05 AM
    • It is not hard
  • Reflection Question
    Transport Advocate For Greener Vehicles
    How does advocating for green vehicles in your community connect to your values? How might you be able to get others involved in advocating for the shift to fuel-efficient vehicles?

    Kacper Hendzel 4/30/2019 7:01 AM
    I can not do this now because I am not 16
  • Reflection Question
    Transport Test Drive an Electric Bike
    Half of all trips made in the US are three miles or less; 72% of them are driven. Private vehicles account for 60% of trips of a mile or less. Do you often drive short distances instead of biking or walking? If so, how might incorporating an electric bike into your lifestyle help you make more climate-friendly choices?

    Kacper Hendzel 4/30/2019 6:59 AM
    It was fun to test a eletric bike
  • Reflection Question
    Materials Eliminate Toxic Plastics
    What single-use items (e.g. straws, coffee cups, vegetable bags, plastic bags) do you regularly use? What could be substituted instead?

    Kacper Hendzel 4/30/2019 6:56 AM
    It is hard to not be able to bye stuff
  • Reflection Question
    Land Use Plant Trees
    How is planting trees good for your mental, physical, and spiritual health?

    Kacper Hendzel 4/30/2019 6:55 AM
    It is taking a long time with bad wheter
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Generation Explore Other Electricity Generation Solutions
    What is the most exciting solution you explored? Why is it exciting to you?

    Kacper Hendzel 4/30/2019 6:53 AM
    I will not use a lot of power
  • Reflection Question
    Materials Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants
    Name some of the human activities impacting the health of water systems, both locally (your watershed) and globally (freshwater and oceans). What can you do to improve the health of water systems?

    Kacper Hendzel 4/17/2019 7:03 AM
    I will not use a lot of water
  • Reflection Question
    Transport Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle
    Reducing (or eliminating) exhaust emissions and improving public health are two benefits of green vehicles. What other motivators inspire you to consider switching to a more fuel-efficient vehicle?

    Kacper Hendzel 4/17/2019 6:51 AM
    I will not use a eletric car because there is more gas places
  • 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?

    Kacper Hendzel 4/12/2019 6:54 AM
    I found out a lot of what I sould do if I have extra food

    • Lisa Toulon 4/14/2019 4:07 PM
      What ideas do you have Kacper?  I would love to hear about it.