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

GPSEN Community Team

Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network

A UNU Regional Center of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development, GPSEN’s mission is to connect diverse organizations in a collaborative network that multiplies our collective capacity to educate, empower, and engage for a sustainable future.

Points Total

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  • 1,515
    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    62
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    76
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    14
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • up to
    12
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    50
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    11
    donations
    made
  • up to
    23
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    10
    people
    helped
  • up to
    575
    minutes
    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • April 24 at 12:31 AM
    It is interesting how these types of challenges increase awareness in my life and in the lives around me.  I have been striving so hard not to consume any single-use plastic during the Eco-Challenge.  This shapes so much of our lives.  Yet, this awareness can also cause difficult conversations, as my partner did not choose this action.  There...
  • April 22 at 9:25 PM
    Welcome acts of urgency this EARTH DAY, by Extinction Rebellion - twitter.com/ExtinctionR . Also - commondreams.org/news/2019/04/22/increase-protests-expand-civil-disobedience-new-urgency-earth-day .
  • April 21 at 7:47 AM
    With Earth Day, Passover, & Easter happening the same weekend, isn't it interesting that the latter 2 are also among the most ecology/nature-oriented of traditional holidays? ...Hoping the eco-crisis will soon become the ultimate symbol & ACT of cosmic rebirth -...
  • April 20 at 1:08 AM
    I have been carrying my larger purse during the EcoChallenge, as one of the easy actions I can take to reduce my single-use plastic is to have my carrying case of bamboo silverware and my stainless steel straw.  I have to remember to use them, but this type of commitment helps me make it a regular habit.
  • April 18 at 10:50 PM
    Thank goodness for local restaurants using sustainable serving dishes, with easy bussing stations, recycling, composting, etc.  It really made lunch easy.  Then, with my home garden, it was easy to harvest greens and make a homemade, healthy meal.
  • April 17 at 12:18 AM
    I am so grateful to PCC's sustainability team for their commitment to reducing plastic consumption.  Our lunch for our meeting was served with reusable plates, silverware, and cups, in addition to being all vegan.

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Competitions

Challenger Members Points Challenged Members Points  
Challenger: Oregon Food Bank Challenger Team Members: 30 Challenger Points: 3937 Winning?: VS. Challenged: GPSEN Community Team Challenged Team Members: 15 Challenged Points: 1515 Winning?: