April 16 - April 27, 2018
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Mukesh Raikwar

ITRS GOSC Champions

"Green Earth. Clean Earth."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 80 This Week
  • 1,558 Total

Challenges

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Waste

BUY ONLY NECESSITIES

I will not purchase anything but essentials for my daily life (food, water, etc.).

COMPLETED 9 OF 12
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Transportation

Use Muscle Power

I will only use muscle-powered transportation - walking, running, biking, scootering, skateboarding, etc. to travel.

COMPLETED 9 OF 12
DAILY CHALLENGE

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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

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Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

I will save up to 15 gallons (56 L) of water a day by installing an efficient showerhead. They cost just $10 to $20 each, and typically save 300 lbs (136 kg) of CO2 per year for electrically heated water, or 80 lbs (36.2 kg) for gas-heated water.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Water

Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater

I will avoid wasting water while waiting for the shower or sink to heat up by ensuring my pipes and water heater are properly insulated. Insulating jackets for water heaters often costs just $10 to $20, and can save up to 1100 lbs (498.9 kg). of CO2 per year for an electric water heater, or up to 220 lbs (99.7 kg) for a gas heater.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Water

Install a Toilet Tank Bank

I will reduce the amount of water flushed and save up to 11 gallons (41 L) of water per day by installing a toilet tank bank.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones that allow me to lower the heat or air conditioning when I am at work or on vacation.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

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Nature

Leave No Trace

I will practice the seven principles of leave no trace when doing nature activities alone or with family and friends.

COMPLETED 9 OF 12
DAILY CHALLENGE

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Simplicity

Buy Only What I Need

I will not buy anything except items required for health and safety, reducing waste and clutter in my daily life.

COMPLETED 9 OF 12
DAILY CHALLENGE

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