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Laura Allen

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POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 44 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    1,600
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    130
    dollars
    saved

Laura's actions

Quick Fixes

Minimize idling in your car

I will minimize the amount of time spent idling in my car to avoid wasting fuel.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Quick Fixes

Opt out of paper junk mail lists

I will opt out of junk mail lists to reduce wasted material and energy.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Quick Fixes

Keep your RPMs low

I will keep my car engine's RPMs low by avoiding abrupt accelerations and coasting into stops, improving my fuel economy by 15% –30% .

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Highest-Impact Solutions

Reduce food waste

The average American wastes over $400 and tons of energy on uneaten food per year, I will save that money and reduce the amount of food I waste by effectively meal planning, not overordering, and composting or donating leftover food.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Highest-Impact Solutions

Eat a plant-rich diet

I will substitute half of my meat consumption with plant-based foods to save an average of $420 on groceries and over 7 tons of carbon emissions per year.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Highest-Impact Solutions

Test drive an electric vehicle (EV)

After conducting online research about available models, I will complete a test drive at a local dealer.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Quick Fixes

Drive speed limit

I will drive the speed limit to increase my fuel economy by 7% –14% .

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Home

Adjust the thermostat

To avoid excessive heating and cooling, I will turn the thermostat down a few degrees in the winter and up in the summer.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Compost Food Waste

I will avoid sending food waste to the landfill by composting my food or learning how to.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Highest-Impact Solutions

Avoid or carbon offset your flight

If I have to fly, I will choose to offset the CO2 emissions of my flight by purchasing a carbon offset.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Highest-Impact Solutions

Learn about the impact of flying

I will read about the energy impact of flying.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

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