April 10 - April 21, 2017
Green

Ashley Braganza

Friends of Trees

"Reduce*Reuse* Recycle"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,986 Total

Challenges

Default water

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 5 OF 12
DAILY CHALLENGE

Default health

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

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

COMPLETED 9 OF 12
DAILY CHALLENGE

Default water

Water

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 5 OF 12
DAILY CHALLENGE

Default food

Food

Reduce Food Waste

When shopping or when filling my plate at meals, I will take only what I can eat.

COMPLETED 6 OF 12
DAILY CHALLENGE

Default food

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

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

COMPLETED 9 OF 12
DAILY CHALLENGE

Default simplicity

Simplicity

De-Clutter My Home

I will de-clutter, clean, and donate or recycle unneeded items in my home.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Default water

Water

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 5 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 5 OF 12
DAILY CHALLENGE

Default transportation

Transportation

Work from Home

I will work from home 1 day(s) to avoid my commute's carbon output.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Default transportation

Transportation

Choose a Carbon Offset

If buying a plane ticket, I will also buy a carbon offset.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Default transportation

Transportation

Car Share

I will sign up for a car-sharing service, or organize car sharing with my neighbors, to cut down on the number of vehicles on the road.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Default water

Water

Ditch the Lawn

I will replace my lawn with a drought-tolerant landscape and save the water, money, and time I used to spend cutting the grass.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Default nature

Nature

Participate in Our Green Impact

I pledge to participate in MetLife Our Green Impact environmental activities, such as webinars, volunteering opportunities, e-waste recycling, and Earth Week events.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Default health

Health

Audit Toxic Cleaning Products in my Home

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

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Default nature

Nature

Explore my Area

I will explore at least one new hiking trail or nature walk in my area.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Default waste

Waste

Donate Belongings to Charity

I pledge to donate gently-used items to charity. MetLife volunteer teams frequently hold collection drives to benefit the local community.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Default water

Water

Smart Loads

I pledge to only run the dishwasher and laundry machine when there are full loads to be done, saving water and energy.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Feed

  • Ashley Braganza 4/20/2017 11:50 PM
    What a lovely way to start your day...
  • Ashley Braganza 4/20/2017 3:53 AM
    Just one day to go :)
  • Ashley Braganza 4/18/2017 9:58 PM
    I wish the eco challenge started long ago, so many changes could be implemented personally and Globally
  • Ashley Braganza 4/17/2017 10:50 PM
    Wonderful early sunrise this morning (Vit D intake)
  • Ashley Braganza 4/17/2017 2:44 AM
    Avoid wasting every drop of water.. n use public transport.. this will save our future. ..
  • Ashley Braganza 4/15/2017 10:43 PM
    Got the sunrise.. this morning.. felt good... 
  • Ashley Braganza 4/15/2017 5:24 AM
    Took a walk in the park.. admiring nature...
  • Ashley Braganza 4/14/2017 5:38 AM
    Jus ate how much I can fill in the plate...
  • Ashley Braganza 4/13/2017 1:27 AM
    Almost half way done through :)
  • Ashley Braganza 4/12/2017 12:22 AM
    Been to the nearby park last evening and never expected it to be so beautiful :)