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Carlyle Herman

1STEP Closer to Changing the World!

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 472 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    15
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    5.0
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    2.1
    pounds of paper
    have been saved

Carlyle's Actions

Water

Protect Clean Water

I will join one of the Waterkeeper Alliance's clean water campaigns to combat pollution and preserve clean water sources.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Water

Research My Water Supply

I will learn more about my own local watershed and where my water comes from and identify any conservation or water quality issues.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Water

Watch A Water Documentary

I will watch a documentary about water and the environment.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Water

Ditch Microbeads

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Water

5-Minute Showers

I will save up to 20 gallons (75 L) of water each day by taking 5-minute showers.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

If It's Yellow Let It Mellow

I will save up to 12 gallons (45 L) of water a day by flushing only when necessary.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Express my Support

I will find out who in my state makes decisions that impact the environment and express my support for more environmental advocacy.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Talk to my Friends

I will decide which environmental issue in my community is most important to me and tell 5 friends per day about the issue.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Wash Only Full Loads of Laundry

I will conserve water by only doing full loads of laundry.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Volunteer in my Community/on Campus

I will volunteer 1 hour(s) in my community or on campus.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Zero-Waste Meals

I will cook 1 meal(s) with zero waste each day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Smart Seafood

I will not eat seafood.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

I will plant an herb garden or window pot in my home, workplace, or dorm room.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Shop at Farmers Market

I will purchase produce and meat from a local farmers market or food co-op, or join a CSA.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Advocate for Food Options

I will advocate for local and/or organic food options on campus.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Animal Free Diet

I will enjoy vegan meals each day, eliminating all animal products such as meat, eggs, and dairy.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Reduce Dining Hall Waste

I will carefully fill my plate in the dining hall and take only what I can eat. I'll also inquire about ways to improve composting and use of recyclable foodware.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Cook New Recipes

I will cook a new recipe every day that features organic and/or local ingredients.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

I will enjoy 3 meatless meal(s) per day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary about food with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, and only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Organize a Course

I will organize one of NWEI's discussion courses on food sustainability, 'Menu for the Future' or 'Hungry for Change', with my family, friends, coworkers, or classmates.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Lobby for Reusables

I will lobby my workplace to have reusable dishes and silverware in order to minimize disposables.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Reduce Food Packaging

I will only purchase bulk food items and avoid all single-package items.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Needs vs. Wants

I will adopt a "Needs Vs. Wants" approach and only buy things I need.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Print Double Sided

I will save up to .21 lbs (.09 kg) of paper per day by switching from one-sided printing to two-sided.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Avoid Disposables

I will not use any disposable plates, cups, or cutlery.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Reduce Unwanted Mail

I will reduce the amount of unwanted mail I receive (catalogs, phone books, etc.).

Completed
One-Time Action

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