Nate McFarland

Generation 180 Headquarters

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 753 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1,680
    dollars
    saved
  • up to
    22,200
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved

Challenges

Food

Compost Food Waste

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

COMPLETED 7 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

Keep tires properly inflated

I will keep my tires properly inflated to maximize my vehicle's fuel efficiency.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transportation

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 Challenge

Materials

Recycle

I will avoid using disposable plates, cups, or utensils. Instead, I will use long-lasting and reusable materials.

COMPLETED 9 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Flying

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 1 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Flying

Explore travel methods other than flying

Instead of flying, I will compare alternative travel methods for my next long-distance trip.

COMPLETED 1 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Fuel Free

Commit to an electric vehicle (EV)

I will switch to an electric vehicle and save at least $800 in fuel costs alone and prevent about 3 tons of carbon emissions compared to a typical gasoline-powered car every year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Quick Fixes

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.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Quick Fixes

Remove excess weight in the car

I will avoid keeping or transporting heavy objects in the car because this practice more quickly depletes fuel, improving my fuel economy by 1% for every 100 pounds of excess weight removed.

COMPLETED 15 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

Food

Eat Local

I will source meal(s) per day from local producers. This could include signing up for a local CSA, buying from a farmer's market, visiting a food co-op, foraging with a local group, or growing my own ingredients.

COMPLETED 7 OF 31
DAILY CHALLENGE

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