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Kevin McQuillin

Go Welly!

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 930 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    6
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • UP TO
    988
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    1
    community event
    hosted or attended
  • UP TO
    14
    documentaries
    watched
  • UP TO
    1
    conversation
    with a person
  • UP TO
    4
    items
    repaired
  • UP TO
    1,585
    minutes
    spent learning
  • UP TO
    20
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • UP TO
    893
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • UP TO
    3
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    3,613
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • UP TO
    6
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • UP TO
    8
    trees
    planted
  • UP TO
    12
    hours
    volunteered
  • UP TO
    600
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Kevin's actions

Health & Equity

Advocate for Equitable Participation and Representation

SDG 5

I will call my elected officials to ask what they are doing regarding equitable gender participation and representation in my region.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Health & Equity

Watch a Documentary About Equity, Gender, Health, or Peace

SDG 3, 5, 10, 16

I will watch 3 documentaries about equity, gender, health, or peace.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Health & Equity

Support Public Transit

SDG 10, 16

Access to public transportation enables more opportunity and a better quality of life. I will make 2 phone calls and/or send 2 emails per day to public officials to advocate for a more comprehensive public transportation system in my region.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Climate & Ecosystems

Calculate Your Carbon Impact

SDG 13

I will calculate the carbon emissions associated with my household and consider how lifestyle changes could reduce the carbon footprint and impacts on the environment.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

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

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

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

Education & Livelihood

Research Impact Investing

SDG 8

Using the links provided below, I will research impact investing or my current investment portfolio to determine if they align with my values.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Education & Livelihood

Watch a Documentary About Education or Work

SDG 4

I will watch 2 documentaries about education or work.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Health & Equity

Support Indigenous & First Nations Communities

SDG 10

I will spend 120 learning about the past and present indigenous communities in my regions and what I can do to be supportive.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Economy & Communities

Analyze Your Utility Bills

SDG 7

I spend 15 minutes analyzing my recent utility bills, which might include electricity, gas, or water to see what my current usage is and determine if I can reduce my energy and water use.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Economy & Communities

Chat With A Nonprofit

SDG 12

I will have a conversation with one or more nonprofit organizations I want to be involved with.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Economy & Communities

Mend Clothing

SDG 9

I will mend clothing for myself, family or friends.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Economy & Communities

Choose LED Bulbs

SDG 7

I will replace 15 incandescent light bulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Climate & Ecosystems

Explore My Area

SDG 14, 15

Each day, I will spend 30 minutes exploring a new area around my neighborhood (e.g., park, water body, nearby trail, community garden, green space, etc.).

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Climate & Ecosystems

Collect Litter on a Plog / Plalk

SDG 15

Each day, I will go on a plog or plalk for 15 minutes and collect 15 items of litter.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Education & Livelihood

Plan A Staycation in Your Community

SDG 11

For an upcoming vacation, I will spend 90 minutes planning out a staycation in my region. For reference, one several hour flight releases the equivalent of nearly 14% of the annual emissions from a car.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Education & Livelihood

Work-Life Balance

SDG 8

During the workday, I will schedule time for daily breaks during work days to practice work-life balance.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Climate & Ecosystems

Plant a Tree

SDG 15

On average, a tree absorbs 10 kilograms (22 pounds) of carbon dioxide yearly during the first 20 years. To do my part, I will plant 4 trees in my community, public parks, or backyard.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

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 30
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 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Basic Needs & Security

Volunteer in My Community

SDG 1

I will volunteer 12 hours in my community.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Education & Livelihood

Host or Join a Cleanup Event

SDG 11, 17

Within my community at home or work, I will organize or attend a local cleanup event.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Education & Livelihood

Stay on the Ground

SDG 11

Instead of traveling by plane, I will find an alternative way to accomplish the goals of an upcoming trip (i.e. telepresence, vacation locally). As an example, a plane from New York to Los Angeles (~2,450 miles) generates about 65 tons of carbon dioxide.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Economy & Communities

Replace Manual Thermostats

SDG 7, 9, 12

I will replace manual thermostats with smart ones.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

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