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April 3 - April 24, 2019

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  • Kathleen Brett's avatar
    Kathleen Brett 4/24/2019 7:51 PM
    I have enjoyed shopping at the farmers market and feel rewarded that I finally treated myself to joining a CSA.  I have always wanted to join one and this really forced me to do the research and join. I think I will really enjoy the experience this summer. 

  • Kathleen Brett's avatar
    Kathleen Brett 4/24/2019 7:48 PM
    While I have done so many great challenges in the three weeks and the team experience has been so rewarding, this has give me the initiative to move forward and continue my own private challenges. 

  • Kathleen Brett's avatar
    Kathleen Brett 4/24/2019 7:47 PM
    I read so many great articles that I never would have read during the experience that strengthened my understanding of what businesses are doing for the future of recycling especially with plastics. 

  • Meghan Sullivan's avatar
    Meghan Sullivan 4/24/2019 4:06 PM
    Congratulations, Everyone!  We did it!
  • Reflection Question
    Food Learn More about Silvopasture
    Had you heard of the term "silvopasture" before now? After learning more about it, what do you think is the biggest advantage of silvopasture?

    Meghan Sullivan's avatar
    Meghan Sullivan 4/24/2019 4:05 PM
    I had never heard of silvopasture prior to the eco challenge, but I think it's a great way to help preserve the environment and lessen the harmful impact (like CO2 production) humans can have.

  • Lisa Ann Combattente's avatar
    Lisa Ann Combattente 4/24/2019 3:05 PM
    i really enjoyed participating in this challenge. I learned a great deal by reading environmental articles. I have become more conscious of my actions and learned how to incorporate more environmentally friendly actions with my lifestyle.

  • Fran Palumbo's avatar
    Fran Palumbo 4/23/2019 6:34 PM
    The eco challenge is going great ., we learned an awful lot

  • Fran Palumbo's avatar
    Fran Palumbo 4/23/2019 6:32 PM
    Challenge is going great and learning a lot.
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Generation Choose Renewable Energy or Purchase Renewable Energy Credits
    Your utility company is able to tell you your average energy usage. Ask them how your energy usage compares to others in your zipcode, and in your state. What steps can you take each day to reduce your electricity usage?

    Fran Palumbo's avatar
    Fran Palumbo 4/23/2019 5:39 PM
    Shut off the tv...change your lightbulbs,  use a tan before air conditioning, upgrade your appliances to energy efficient and use less gasoline... check out the eco friendly automobiles at the car show this week
  • Reflection Question
    Transport Advocate For Greener Vehicles
    How does advocating for green vehicles in your community connect to your values? How might you be able to get others involved in advocating for the shift to fuel-efficient vehicles?

    Fran Palumbo's avatar
    Fran Palumbo 4/23/2019 5:36 PM
    I think people need to know that the upkeep on an electric vehicle is very little compared toa  vehicle with a regular engine. My husbands volt has 200 thousand miles after 6 years and the only thing that needed changing were the tires. So I bought one too