JiminEugene's Sustainability Impact

Country: United States
Joined: 2008-04-22

Sustainable Actions

JiminEugene is 66% 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 JiminEugene 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 (28km/week for 10 months/year) 230 kg $100
Installing 7 CF Bulbs 490 kg $49
Hang-drying clothes (1 loads/week for 5 months/year) 70 kg $7
Use a programmable thermostat 800 kg $150
Wash clothes with cold water (1 loads/week) 67 kg $7
Installing 1 low-flow showerheads 135 kg $150
Conventional fuel-efficient vehicle (12000km/year at 27 MPG) 607 kg $264
Recycling (Most eligible materials, 1 people) 409 kg $0
Replace an old appliance (Fridge) 350 kg $35
Replace an old appliance (Freezer) 230 kg $23
Composting (2 person household) 210 kg $20
Replace an old appliance (Dish Washer) 350 kg $35
Lower water-heater temperature 225 kg $30
Recycling (All eligible materials, 2 people) 1,090 kg $0
Replace an old appliance (Clothes Dryer) 110 kg $11
Eat less meat (50 percent less than average person) 743 kg $0
Install a Water Heater Blanket 1,000 kg $40
Manual transportation to work (20 km/week for 12 months/year) 197 kg $86
Estimated Savings per year 7,313 kg $1,007
Estimated Savings per month 609 kg $84
Estimated Savings per day 20 kg $3

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JiminEugene's total estimated impact since joining YouSustain:

CO2 reduction: 87,133 kg
Cash savings: $14,541
YouSustain awards earned:
(30)
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Sustainability Challenges

JiminEugene 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 2009-06-09
Approximate CO2 reduction: 50 kg, Cash savings: $5.
Times Completed: (1)

Compost every scrap

Compost all organic waste produced in your home for a week
In Progress. Started 2009-06-09
Approximate CO2 reduction: 1 kg, Cash savings: $0.5.
Times Completed: (1)

Carbon Footprint Challenge

Commit to reducing your footprint to qualify for a Carbon Footpin
In Progress. Started 2013-09-02
Approximate CO2 reduction: 79 kg, Cash savings: $0.
Times Completed: (25)

Eugene Mayors Carbon Challenge

Building a sustainable community in Eugene by working together
Completed. Started 2008-07-31

Walk or Ride a Bike To The Store

Don't Drive to Any Store within 2 mile
In Progress. Started 2009-06-09
Approximate CO2 reduction: 6 kg, Cash savings: $1.3.
Times Completed: (1)

Reduce household electricity use by 5 percent

Small steps to reducing home electricity use
In Progress. Started 2009-06-09
Approximate CO2 reduction: 28 kg, Cash savings: $3.
Times Completed: (1)

Total estimated impact from completed challenges: 2060 kg CO2 and $9.8. These are included in the total impact and chart.

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