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Caroline McKnight

TCU Sustainability - Spring

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,920 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    310
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • up to
    63
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    209
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    2.0
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    1,230
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    876
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    1,220
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    128
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    5.0
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    1.0
    documentaries
    watched

Caroline's Actions

Simplicity

Limit Social Media

I will limit my social media use to once per day.

COMPLETED 41
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Connect with a Nonprofit

I will connect with a local nonprofit and find out how I can get involved.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

I will eat all of my meals without distractions, e.g., phone, computer, TV, or newspaper.

COMPLETED 41
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Advocate for Greener Vehicles

I will assess the vehicles used by my company or college and advocate for a purchasing policy focused on fuel-efficient vehicles.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Volunteer in my Community/on Campus

I will volunteer 5 hour(s) in my community or on campus.

Completed
One-Time Action

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

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 41
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning

I will make my own cleaning products using non-toxic ingredients - improving air quality at home or school and also protecting human and environmental health.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Explore Campus Nature

I will spend time getting acquainted with the nature on or near my campus.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Join an Environmental Justice Group

I will join a student group that is committed to environmental justice. If one doesn't exist, I will begin one.

Completed
One-Time Action

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

Simplicity

Study Breaks

I will take regular study breaks to de-stress.

COMPLETED 41
DAILY ACTIONS

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

Nature

Get Involved In Local/Campus Conservation

I will get involved in a local or campus conservation project, volunteering my time or researching local conservation issues.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Register to Vote

I will register to vote with my state or local election office.

Completed
One-Time Action

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Reduce Unwanted Mail

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Wash Only Full Loads of Laundry

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Ditch Microbeads

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

Completed
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 19
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Walk to Class

I will walk 1 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 63
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Brush My Teeth Without Running Water

I will save up to 8 gallons (30 L) of water each day by turning it off while brushing my teeth.

COMPLETED 62
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Try Carpool

I will carpool 5 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 62
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Exercise Daily

I will exercise daily for 20 minute(s) per day for two weeks.

COMPLETED 61
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Online Energy Audit

I will complete an online energy audit of my dorm room or home and identify my next steps for saving energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 2 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Avoid Disposables

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

COMPLETED 64
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Go Organic

I will choose organic as often as possible to reduce exposure to pesticides, which are unhealthy for me as well as the planet.

COMPLETED 65
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Skip Partying

I will refrain from going out during the week and instead choose sober and healthy activities like exercising, advocating for change and getting outdoors.

COMPLETED 59
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Support Pollution Reduction

I will learn about water and air quality issues in my area, how they are impacting human and environmental health, and how I can help.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waste

Recycle Everything I Can

I will recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community.

COMPLETED 63
DAILY ACTIONS

Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

COMPLETED 63
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

More fruits and veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 2 cups of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 64
DAILY ACTIONS

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