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June 1, 2024 - May 1, 2025
Lacie Ulrich's avatar

Lacie Ulrich

Houston Public Works

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 205 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    9.0
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    0.2
    kWh
    energy saved
  • UP TO
    0.3
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    11
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    4,369
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Lacie's actions

Waterwise Beautification

Share Your Project On Social Media

I will share an image or video of my project on social media and tag @wylandfoundation along with a caption highlighting the benefits of eco-friendly gardening.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Beautification

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of plants and trees at my home or work.

UNCOMPLETED
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 2 tree(s) in my home or in my community.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Beautification

Use Native Plants When Possible

I will plant 50 square feet of native species, landscape with water-efficient plants in order to reduce general water usage, and minimize fertilizer and pesticide use.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Beautification

Use Permeable Pavers

I will reduce polluted runoff and support groundwater recharge where possible by replacing 5 square feet of concrete with permeable surfaces.

UNCOMPLETED
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.

UNCOMPLETED
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

5-Minute Showers

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

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

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

Waterwise Home

Conserve Toilet Water

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

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Home

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 3 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

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 3
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

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

Eat A Little Less Meat

I will replace 16 ounces of animal protein with plant-based protein every day.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

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