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3rk's Sustainability Impact

Country: United States
Joined: 2008-03-24

Sustainable Actions

3rk is 60% more sustainable than the average person because of positive actions! People of industrialized nations emit about 11 tons of CO2 per year on average.

How do CO2 and Cash savings accumulate on a profile?

* The values in the chart above will increase daily, based on what actions are in the profile at the time. The values are the running total since 3rk joined YouSustain, broken down by month, up to the current day. The savings for an action only start to get counted from the day it was added.

Sustainable Action CO2 Savings
per year
Cash Savings
per year
Installing 20 CF Bulbs 1,400 kg $140
Eat less meat (100 percent less than average person) 1,485 kg $0
Recycling (All eligible materials, 5 people) 2,725 kg $0
Installing 1 low-flow showerheads 135 kg $150
Wash clothes with cold water (6 loads/week) 404 kg $40
Hang-drying clothes (6 loads/week for 5 months/year) 420 kg $42
Estimated Savings per year 6,569 kg $372
Estimated Savings per month 547 kg $31
Estimated Savings per day 18 kg $1

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3rk's total estimated impact since joining YouSustain:

CO2 reduction: 64,715 kg
Cash savings: $4,851
YouSustain awards earned:
(341)
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Sustainability Challenges

3rk is part of the following sustainability challenges:

Keep all unused lights off at home for one week

We leave many more lights on at home than we actually need.
In Progress. Started 2013-09-02
Approximate CO2 reduction: 50 kg, Cash savings: $5.
Times Completed: (35)

Use reusable bags for one week

Keeping reusable bags on hand is easy plus saves waste and energy from plastic bags
In Progress. Started 2013-09-02
Approximate CO2 reduction: 1 kg, Cash savings: $0.
Times Completed: (35)

Cloth Napkins

Cloth instead of paper napkins.
In Progress. Started 2013-09-02
Approximate CO2 reduction: 0 kg, Cash savings: $33.
Times Completed: (35)

Compost every scrap

Compost all organic waste produced in your home for a week
In Progress. Started 2013-09-02
Approximate CO2 reduction: 1 kg, Cash savings: $0.5.
Times Completed: (35)

Walk or Ride a Bike To The Store

Don't Drive to Any Store within 2 mile
In Progress. Started 2013-09-02
Approximate CO2 reduction: 6 kg, Cash savings: $1.3.
Times Completed: (35)

Save paper

We use so much paper... and waste so much !
In Progress. Started 2013-09-02
Approximate CO2 reduction: 10 kg, Cash savings: $0.
Times Completed: (29)

Reduce meat consumption by half for a week

Meat productoin has been found to have a significant environmental footprint, try reducing
In Progress. Started 2013-09-02
Approximate CO2 reduction: 15 kg, Cash savings: $0.
Times Completed: (35)

the green wash

reduce your carbon footprint with your laundry!!
In Progress. Started 2013-09-02
Approximate CO2 reduction: 5 kg, Cash savings: $1.
Times Completed: (34)

Eat locally grown food

Buying local food drastically reduces the CO2 coming from transportation and helps the local farmers.
In Progress. Started 2008-04-14
Approximate CO2 reduction: 5 kg, Cash savings: $0.
Times Completed: 0

Turn off unused work computers at night

Many of us leave our work PCs on all the time, which wastes a lot of energy.
In Progress. Started 2013-09-02
Approximate CO2 reduction: 14 kg, Cash savings: $0.
Times Completed: (34)

Borrow something instead of buying it

The next time you need a durable good, borrow it instead of buying it.
In Progress. Started 2008-04-14
Approximate CO2 reduction: 50 kg, Cash savings: $100.
Times Completed: 0

Reduce household electricity use by 5 percent

Small steps to reducing home electricity use
In Progress. Started 2008-04-14
Approximate CO2 reduction: 28 kg, Cash savings: $3.
Times Completed: 0

Shorter Shower Challenge

Spend 30 minutes or less in the shower this week
In Progress. Started 2013-09-02
Approximate CO2 reduction: 6 kg, Cash savings: $1.
Times Completed: (34)

creatively reuse

don't buy anything you can use "trash" for
In Progress. Started 2008-04-14
Approximate CO2 reduction: 0 kg, Cash savings: $500.
Times Completed: 0

Total estimated impact from completed challenges: 3695 kg CO2 and $1461. These are included in the total impact and chart.

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