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Smitha Bindu

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POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 777 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    22
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    5
    documentaries
    watched
  • UP TO
    10
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • UP TO
    70
    conversations
    with people
  • UP TO
    645
    minutes
    spent learning
  • UP TO
    122
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    1,059
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    61
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

Smitha 's actions

Basic Needs & Security

Know Your Produce

SDG 2

I will become a savvy produce shopper when buying organic and non-organic items.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Basic Needs & Security

Watch a Documentary About Food, Water, or Basic Needs

SDG 6

I will watch 1 documentaries about food, water, or basic needs.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Basic Needs & Security

Reduce Animal Product Consumption

SDG 2

One kilogram of beef and cheese emits 71kg and 24kg of greenhouse gasses, while 1kg of rice, grains, and legumes emits between 2-4kg. Fruits, vegetables, and nuts emit less than 1kg per 1kg. I will reduce my climate impact by enjoying 1 meatless meals and/or 1 vegan meals each day this week.

COMPLETED 27
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Make Zero-Waste Meals

SDG 2

I will cook 1 meals with zero waste each day.

COMPLETED 27
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Practice A Sharing Economy

SDG 1

Each day, I will engage in a sharing economy among my family, friends, and neighbors. A sharing economy is when goods and services are shared between individuals though peer and community networks.

COMPLETED 27
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Take 5-Minute Or Less Showers

SDG 6

I will save up to 6 gallons (23 L) of water each day by taking 5-minute showers. Tip: Use a timer to practice or count to 60 a few times.

COMPLETED 27
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Get Involved in the Water Justice Movement

SDG 6

I will spend 10 minutes learning about water justice in my region.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Basic Needs & Security

Learn and Discuss the Basic Needs & Security SDGs

SDG 1, 2, 6

Each day, I will spend 10 minutes learning about these SDGs and talk with 2 people about what I learned.

COMPLETED 27
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Try a New Vegan or Vegetarian Recipe

I will try a new vegan or vegetarian recipe and share how it turns out on the Ecochallenge feed, or with family and friends.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

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    Smitha Bindu 4/23/2023 1:50 PM
    A water-efficient showerhead uses approximately 9 litres per minute. An older style showerhead uses approximately 19 litres per minute - that's 10 litres more! Having a daily 5 minute shower with an older style showerhead uses about 36,500 litres of water a year.

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    Smitha Bindu 4/23/2023 1:49 PM
    A full bath uses up to 80 litres of water whereas a five minute power shower uses about 75 litres.

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    Smitha Bindu 4/23/2023 1:48 PM
    You can share the usage of some items with others, increasing their utilization.

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    Smitha Bindu 4/23/2023 1:47 PM
    Became conscious every day not to waste food.

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    Smitha Bindu 4/23/2023 1:46 PM
    stopped eating meat..only veg food

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    Smitha Bindu 4/20/2023 10:16 PM
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1SEgoi7kjw8

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    Smitha Bindu 4/20/2023 10:15 PM
    Sambar idly chutney for the breakfast.

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    Smitha Bindu 4/20/2023 10:14 PM
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDEKdOiL3cs

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    Smitha Bindu 4/20/2023 10:13 PM
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRVaIGZex3s

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    Smitha Bindu 4/20/2023 10:12 PM
    The basic needs approach is one of the major approaches to the measurement of absolute poverty in developing countries globally.