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June 1, 2024 - May 1, 2025
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Dr Herbert Otter

nature life

"What is the purpose of true knowledge? To make our ignorance more precise."

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 344 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    15
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    21
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    0.5
    kWh
    energy saved
  • UP TO
    32
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    3.0
    pounds hazardous waste
    eliminated from waste stream
  • UP TO
    1.0
    water collection system
    installed
  • UP TO
    5,460
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    0.0
    trees
    planted
  • UP TO
    1.0
    square foot
    community beautification

Dr Herbert's actions

Waterwise Home

Conserve Toilet Water

I will save up to 12 gallons (45 L) of water a day by flushing only when necessary.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Community

Hazardous Waste Collection Drive

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

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Beautification

Collect Rain Water

I will create 2 rain garden(s), bioswale(s), or use rain barrels to collect water for outdoor watering needs.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Beautification

Plant a Tree

I will reduce stormwater runoff, promote better air quality, and reduce CO2 from our atmosphere by planting 1 tree(s) in my home or in my community.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Home

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 9 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Home

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Home

Eat A Little Less Meat

I will replace 28 ounces of animal protein with plant-based protein every day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Home

Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater

I will avoid wasting water while waiting for the shower or sink to heat up.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Home

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
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.

COMPLETED
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 Home

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

I will save up to 15 gallons (56 L) of water a day by installing a low-flow showerhead.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Home

Fix Leaky Faucets

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 9 gallons (34 L) of water per faucet every day.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

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