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June 1, 2021 - May 1, 2022
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floyd McGowan

Sacramento Savers

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 392 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    0
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    0
    kWh
    energy saved
  • up to
    11
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    0
    pounds pesticide and excess fertilizer
    prevented from entering watersheds
  • up to
    12
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    8
    pounds of trash
    have been saved
  • up to
    1,440
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    water collection systems
    installed

floyd's Actions

Waterwise Community

Hazardous Waste Collection Drive

I will organize or participate in a volunteer community hazardous waste collection drive project.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waterwise Community

Storm Drain Stenciling Project

I will organize or participate in a volunteer community storm drain stenciling campaign.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waterwise Community

Say No to Plastic Straws

An estimated 71% of seabirds and 30% of turtles have been found with plastics in their stomachs. When they ingest plastic, marine life has a 50% mortality rate. By asking for no straw when placing a drink order, I will keep 1 plastic straw(s) of out of the ocean each day.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Community

Litter Removal

I will organize or participate in a volunteer litter clean up to keep trash from entering our storm drains and waterways.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Community

Eco-Friendly Community Beautification

I will organize or participate in a volunteer community beautification project using eco-friendly gardening practices from one or more of the waterwise activities shown in Waterwise Beautification.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waterwise Community

Identify a Local Freshwater Hope Spot using the Wyland Foundation Google Earth Portal

I will show my support for a favorite lake, river, stream, wetland or place along the coast.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waterwise Community

Take the Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation

I will discover the power of my community working together by completing the WNMC Pledge and pledging to save 50. gallons of water.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waterwise Beautification

Collect Rain Water

I will create 1 rain garden(s), bioswale(s), or use rain barrels to collect water for outdoor watering needs.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waterwise Beautification

Use Permeable Pavers

I will reduce polluted runoff and support groundwater recharge where possible by replacing 100 square feet of concrete with permeable surfaces.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waterwise Beautification

Use Native Plants When Possible

I will plant 200 square feet of native species, landscape with water-efficient plants in order to reduce general water usage, and minimize fertilizer and pesticide use.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waterwise Home

Install a Toilet Tank Bank

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

Completed
One-Time Action

Waterwise Home

Eat A Little Less Meat

I will replace 6 ounces of animal protein with plant-based protein every day.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Reflection Question
    Waterwise Home Eat A Little Less Meat
    How could you "flip" some of your favorite meals to increase vegetables, beans, and grains and reduce meat protein?

    floyd McGowan's avatar
    floyd McGowan 10/18/2020 3:22 PM
    veggie burger for dinner. I bought some plant based burgers today at WalMart.