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April 3 - April 24, 2019
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April 3 - April 24, 2019

Design Collective EcoChallengers

Design Collective

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 5,286
    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    32
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    7
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    11
    donations
    made
  • up to
    400
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    35
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    570
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    14
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    64
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    8
    people
    helped
  • up to
    19
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    0
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    6
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • April 24 at 3:16 PM
    I learned that buoys are likely the most promising wave energy strategy, with the Australian buoys off-shore from a military base as a good example.  I though it clever that they are placed below the surface to avoid the brunt of the waves and storms.  These 3 experimental buoys are 35' in diameter; 65' wide buoys may be beta tested next. I...
  • April 24 at 10:05 AM
    Smaller plates make you think about your choices and help with weight control.  I also try (and have my kids try) to load up on veggies first and drink water before and during a meal to help fill up on lower/no calorie food and drink. We also take a pause before thinking about getting more and share a dessert if we are out at a restaurant and...
  • April 24 at 10:00 AM
    I was raised by two parents that grew up in the Great Depression; food waste in particular was frowned upon and avoided.  We cleaned our plates, ate leftovers, and composted.  I've brought these actions forward in raising my own kids, and, we try to make it fun by being inventive in the kitchen. 
  • April 24 at 9:51 AM
    I am thinking bricks and ceramics would have a large carbon footprint, due to the high heat (kiln) manufacturing process and transportation, but perhaps a lifespan analysis would show that this balances out as these materials can last for hundreds or even thousands of years.  A material lifespan carbon footprint search would likely yield more...
  • April 24 at 6:42 AM
    Women in other countries are often limited in their opportunities and are regulated to domestic jobs despite their skill or education level. We need to level the playing field to create more opportunities for women 
  • April 24 at 6:41 AM
    Encourage the use of technology to conduct meetings whenever possible instead of using resources by driving to meetings.

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Competitions

Challenger Members Points Challenged Members Points  
Challenger: Design Collective Drawdowners Challenger Team Members: 11 Challenger Points: 4028 Winning?: VS. Challenged: Design Collective EcoChallengers Challenged Team Members: 11 Challenged Points: 5286 Winning?: