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April 3 - April 24, 2019
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katie tripp

VMK

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 307 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    7.5
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    30
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    29
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    6.0
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1.0
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    15
    minutes
    spent learning

katie's 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

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 2
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

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 1
DAILY ACTION

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 Action

Food

Composting

#60 Composting, #3 Reduced Food Waste

I will start a compost bin where I live.

Completed
One-Time Action

Buildings and Cities

Go by Bike

#59 Bike Infrastructure

I will commute by bike 10 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Smaller Portions

#3 Reduced Food Waste

I will use smaller plates and/or serve smaller portions when dishing out food.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Support Local Food Systems

#4 Plant-Rich Diet

I will source 50 percent of my food from local producers each day. This could include signing up for a local CSA, buying from a farmer's market, visiting a food co-op, foraging with a local group, or growing my own ingredients.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • katie tripp's avatar
    katie tripp 4/18/2019 10:27 AM
    I havent been biking to work, but to places like the grocery store, friends house. Started out little so maybe I can actually bike to work. Plus its just so nice.

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    katie tripp 4/18/2019 10:26 AM
    I have started my own compost pile, very little one, but it has helped me in the past with feeding my other plants.