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Rochelle Smith

TCU Sustainability - Spring

"To reduce as much waste to the environment as I can and persuade others to get reusable water bottles and carpool to functions more."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 2,741 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    105
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    218
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    525
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    7,650
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    436
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    214
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    3.0
    hours
    volunteered

Rochelle's 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.

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

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 4 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 109
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Audit Toxic Plastics

I will avoid buying toxic plastics, including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl.

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

Connect with a Nonprofit

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

Completed
One-Time Action

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

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

Community

Register to Vote

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Walk to Class

I will walk 2 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 109
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

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products

I will research toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies and personal care products and remove them from my home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Volunteer in my Community/on Campus

I will volunteer 3 hour(s) in my community or on campus.

Completed
One-Time Action

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 108
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Attend or Join an Outdoor Club

I will go to an outdoor club or similar group's meeting or event.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Get Involved with Student Government

I will start to be active in my student government.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Watch A Water Documentary

I will watch a documentary about water and the environment.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

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

COMPLETED 108
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 106
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Gratitude

I will write down three things that I am grateful for each day OR reach out to thank someone who's doing something positive for our world's health and well-being each day.

COMPLETED 109
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Cut Out Harmful Self-Care Products

I will check labels on my shampoo, lotions and/or beauty products. I'll replace products that use known carcinogens such as formaldehyde, cocamide diethanolamine, DMDM hydantoin or benzene.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) per day.

COMPLETED 105
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 107
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Buy Only What I Need

I will not buy anything except items required for health and safety.

COMPLETED 109
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Physical or Mental Mindful Practices

I will spend 45 minute(s) per day thinking quietly, practicing meditation, yoga, working out, or doing another mindful activity.

COMPLETED 108
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

Food

Smart Seafood

I will not eat seafood.

COMPLETED 106
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

Feed


  • Rochelle Smith's avatar
    Rochelle Smith 1/29/2018 12:12 PM
    In order to take showers that last less than 10 minutes, I try to quickly rinse myself once the water temperature is warm enough.

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    Rochelle Smith 1/29/2018 12:11 PM
    For lunch and dinner, I try to have two cups of vegetables and for breakfast two cups of fruit to sustain me during early workouts.

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    Rochelle Smith 1/29/2018 12:07 PM
    With my reusable water bottle, I am happy to reduce the amount of plastic waste I may have contributed otherwise.

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    Rochelle Smith 1/29/2018 12:06 PM
    Instead of being on social media everyday, I will read a book for fun every night