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Andrew Van Riper

VU Transpo

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 272 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    4.0
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    5.4
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    200
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    0.6
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    84
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    100
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    8.0
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    100
    minutes
    spent outdoors

Andrew's Actions

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Exercise Daily

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

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Avoid Artificial Sweeteners

I will cut out or reduce all artificial sweeteners in my diet, especially acesulfame potassium, aspartame, sucralose and saccharin - all which can decrease human health and pollute our waterways.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a 20-minute walk outside each day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Turn it off

I will keep lights, electronics, and appliances turned off when not using them.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Physical or Mental Mindful Practices

I will spend 20 minute(s) per day thinking quietly, practicing meditation, yoga, working out, or doing another mindful activity.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Drive Less

I will cut my car trip mileage by only taking necessary trips.

COMPLETED 3
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 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Wash Only Full Loads of Laundry

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

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk each day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Ditch The Halogen Desk Lamp

I will replace my halogen desk lamp with an LED bulb.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 1,600 lbs of C02 over the course of the next year.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Ditch The AC

I will use a fan instead of a window air conditioner.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Audit Toxic Plastics

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Disable Screen Savers

I will disable screen savers and will put the computer to sleep instead, saving up to 28% % more energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Eat Mindfully

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

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Adjust the Thermostat

I will adjust my thermostat down 2 degrees from usual when I use the heat, and up 2 degrees when I use air conditioning.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

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 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Simplicity

Study Breaks

I will take regular study breaks to de-stress.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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