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April 3 - April 24, 2019
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Ella McGrail

Bardians and Our Community

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 468 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    0.0
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    40
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    2.0
    donations
    made
  • up to
    45
    minutes
    spent learning

Ella's Actions

Materials

Fix Leaky Faucets

#46 Water Saving - Home

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 9 gallons (34 L) of water per faucet every day.

Completed
One-Time Action

Buildings and Cities

Explore Other Buildings and Cities Solutions

All Buildings and Cities Solutions

I will spend at least 20 minutes researching other Drawdown Buildings and Cities Solutions.

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

Action Track: Social Justice

Start a Social Media Campaign

#6 Educating Girls

Through social media, I will raise awareness about gender inequity in education by sharing the information found in the links below.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Keep Track of Wasted Food

#3 Reduced Food Waste

I will keep a daily log of food I throw away during the EcoChallenge, either because it went bad before I ate it, I put too much on my plate, or it was scraps from food preparation.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Transport

Use Muscle Power

#49 Cars

I will cut my car trip mileage by only taking necessary trips, and I will only use muscle-powered transportation for all other trips.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Buildings and Cities

Go for a Daily Walk

#54 Walkable Cities

I will take a walk for 10 minutes each day and take note of the infrastructure that makes walking more or less enjoyable, accessible, and possible.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Social Justice

Fund Family Planning

#7 Family Planning

I will donate to supply a community with reproductive health supplies.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Social Justice

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

Transport

Explore Other Transport Solutions

All Transport Solutions

I will spend at least 25 minutes researching other Drawdown Transport Solutions.

Completed
One-Time Action

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    Ella McGrail 4/24/2019 6:45 PM
    Was finally motivated to get the sink in our dorm repaired because of this challenge! Also started a compost bin in the dorm. We're becoming very green here at Sycamore. 

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    Ella McGrail 3/25/2019 4:44 PM
    I'm doing climate work because I'm passionate about the education and empowerment of women, and the education of women and girls is Drawdown goal number 4!