Beth's Sustainability Impact

Country: United States
Joined: 2008-08-09

Sustainable Actions

Beth is 43% 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 Beth 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
Composting (2 person household) 210 kg $80
Solar Water Heater (2 person household) 650 kg $278
Installing 17 CF Bulbs 1,190 kg $119
Hang-drying clothes (2 loads/week for 12 months/year) 336 kg $34
Wash clothes with cold water (2 loads/week) 135 kg $13
Conventional fuel-efficient vehicle (4000km/year at 35 MPG) 386 kg $168
Recycling (All eligible materials, 2 people) 1,090 kg $0
Eat less meat (50 percent less than average person) 743 kg $0
Estimated Savings per year 4,740 kg $692
Estimated Savings per month 395 kg $58
Estimated Savings per day 13 kg $2

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Beth's total estimated impact since joining YouSustain:

CO2 reduction: 51,220 kg
Cash savings: $7,880
YouSustain awards earned:
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Sustainability Challenges

Beth is part of the following sustainability challenges:

Eugene Mayors Carbon Challenge

Building a sustainable community in Eugene by working together
In Progress. Started 2008-08-09

Bring your own cup for coffee for one week

It's so easy and less wasteful to bring your own cup when getting coffee
In Progress. Started 2008-08-09
Approximate CO2 reduction: 5 kg, Cash savings: $1.
Times Completed: 0

Cloth Napkins

Cloth instead of paper napkins.
In Progress. Started 2008-08-09
Approximate CO2 reduction: 0 kg, Cash savings: $33.
Times Completed: 0

Reduce meat consumption by half for a week

Meat productoin has been found to have a significant environmental footprint, try reducing
In Progress. Started 2008-08-09
Approximate CO2 reduction: 15 kg, Cash savings: $0.
Times Completed: 0

Use no plastic or paper shopping bags for a month

Bring re-usable shopping bags when you go shopping
In Progress. Started 2008-08-09
Approximate CO2 reduction: 1 kg, Cash savings: $0.35.
Times Completed: 0

Total estimated impact from completed challenges: 0 kg CO2 and $0. These are included in the total impact and chart.

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