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

PCC SOC 228

Portland Community College

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 10,223
    Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    414
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    703
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    289
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • up to
    6,628
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    3
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    4
    donations
    made
  • up to
    1,150
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    52
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    2,225
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    5
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    220
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    4
    people
    helped
  • up to
    102
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    699
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    24
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • April 26 at 11:36 AM
    Chemically, black carbon is a component of fine particulate matter. It is essentially pure carbon formed through the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels, biofuel, and biomass, and is emitted in both anthropogenic and naturally occurring soot. Cooking with rudimentary fuels is bad for the air and for human environments. This is an ongoing...
  • April 26 at 11:31 AM
    No. I had not. According to the wiki, Silvopasture is the practice of integrating trees, forage, and the grazing of domesticated animals in a mutually beneficial way. It utilizes the principles of managed grazing. The biggest advantage is the regenerative nature of the practice and eco-balance. Silvopasture is  one of several distinct forms of...
  • April 26 at 11:28 AM
    Smaller companies can play a role driving energy innovation and productivity: two of the main factors which over time make an economy more competitive hence driving up employment and living standards. Micro energy cuts down on waste, fraud, and abuse and efficiently breaks down oligopolies. BONUS: Micro Biz a good flow of new market-shaping...
  • April 25 at 9:53 AM
    While I may not have completed many challenges or done much in actuality, the research I did taught me about multiple things I hadn't known before, and that is what I hoped for when taking part in this.
  • April 24 at 10:05 PM
    Contacting local, state, and national agencies to advocate for zero emission transportation options is a viable action that I can take. This challenge asked us to improve a bus stop; in doing so, I can see that making simple changes that make these spaces more attractive could actually increase the likelihood that people would utilize public...
  • April 24 at 4:17 PM
    Today is the last day of the EcoChallenge and this is my first feed post. I wish that I'd had more time to dedicate to this challenge, but here we are. I appreciate all of the different things that I learned through my participation in this challenge, especially the way that it helped to make me more aware of my own personal, individual impact...

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