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Alisa's Sustainability Impact

Country: Canada
Joined: 2007-11-17

Sustainable Actions

Alisa is 26% 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 Alisa 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
Manual transportation to work (18km/week for 9 months/year) 133 kg $58
Installing 7 CF Bulbs 490 kg $49
Conventional fuel-efficient vehicle (15000km/year at 33 MPG) 1,449 kg $630
Recycling (Most eligible materials, 2 people) 818 kg $0
Estimated Savings per year 2,890 kg $737
Estimated Savings per month 241 kg $61
Estimated Savings per day 8 kg $2

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Alisa's total estimated impact since joining YouSustain:

CO2 reduction: 28,350 kg
Cash savings: $7,369
YouSustain awards earned:
(13)
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Sustainability Challenges

Alisa is part of the following sustainability challenges:

Use reusable bags for one week

Keeping reusable bags on hand is easy plus saves waste and energy from plastic bags
In Progress. Started 2008-04-17
Approximate CO2 reduction: 1 kg, Cash savings: $0.
Times Completed: (2)

Compost every scrap

Compost all organic waste produced in your home for a week
Completed. Started 2008-04-17
Approximate CO2 reduction: 1 kg, Cash savings: $0.5.
Times Completed: (2)

Bring your own cup for coffee for one week

It's so easy and less wasteful to bring your own cup when getting coffee
Completed. Started 2008-01-14
Approximate CO2 reduction: 5 kg, Cash savings: $1.
Times Completed: (1)

Reduce meat consumption by half for a week

Meat productoin has been found to have a significant environmental footprint, try reducing
Completed. Started 2008-08-19
Approximate CO2 reduction: 15 kg, Cash savings: $0.
Times Completed: (2)

Borrow something instead of buying it

The next time you need a durable good, borrow it instead of buying it.
Completed. Started 2008-02-28
Approximate CO2 reduction: 50 kg, Cash savings: $100.
Times Completed: (1)

Shorter Shower Challenge

Spend 30 minutes or less in the shower this week
Completed. Started 2008-03-27
Approximate CO2 reduction: 6 kg, Cash savings: $1.
Times Completed: (1)

Walk to work

Walk to work for three days out of the work week.
Completed. Started 2008-06-16
Approximate CO2 reduction: 25 kg, Cash savings: $35.
Times Completed: (2)

Walk or Ride a Bike To The Store

Don't Drive to Any Store within 2 mile
Completed. Started 2008-05-13
Approximate CO2 reduction: 6 kg, Cash savings: $1.3.
Times Completed: (1)

the green wash

reduce your carbon footprint with your laundry!!
In Progress. Started 2008-08-19
Approximate CO2 reduction: 5 kg, Cash savings: $1.
Times Completed: 0

Stop the Junk Mail

Start some simple steps to stop unsolicitated mail
Completed. Started 2008-08-19
Approximate CO2 reduction: 8.5 kg, Cash savings: $0.
Times Completed: (1)

Total estimated impact from completed challenges: 159.5 kg CO2 and $174.3. These are included in the total impact and chart.

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