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April 3 - April 24, 2019
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Stephanie Underwood

VM Community

"I want to reduce my environmental impact!"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 158 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    20
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    20
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    3
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved

Stephanie's Actions

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

Transport

Use Public Transit

#37 Mass Transit

I will use public transit 10 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to 1.64 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 2
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 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Composting

#60 Composting, #3 Reduced Food Waste

I will start a compost bin where I live.

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.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Materials Recycle Everything I Can
    How could you incorporate other "R's" -- reduce, reuse, refuse, repair, repurpose, etc. -- into your lifestyle? How does considering implementing these "R's" make you feel?

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    Stephanie Underwood 4/08/2019 4:02 PM
    its amazing how few things are actually recyclable.  i recently learned that you ahve to wash your recycling out, hopefully that helps.
  • Reflection Question
    Land Use Forest-Friendly Foods 2
    How difficult or easy was it to change your diet?

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    Stephanie Underwood 4/08/2019 4:01 PM
    it requires a bit of research, particularly looking for palm oil free popcorn! 
  • Reflection Question
    Transport Use Public Transit
    How has your access to various kinds of transporation throughout your life influenced your current attitudes about transportation and your transportation behavior?

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    Stephanie Underwood 4/08/2019 4:01 PM
    been biking to work for a while, but part of my ride lacks bike infastructure.  taking the light rail keeps me safer on my commute!

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    Stephanie Underwood 3/26/2019 5:40 PM
    Go Virginia Mason! We got this!