wiggles's Sustainability Impact

Country: United States
Joined: 2008-03-29

Sustainable Actions

wiggles is 51% 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 wiggles 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
Hang-drying clothes (8 loads/week for 12 months/year) 1,344 kg $134
Installing 25 CF Bulbs 1,750 kg $175
Use a programmable thermostat 800 kg $150
Installing 1 low-flow showerheads 135 kg $150
Recycling (All eligible materials, 3 people) 1,635 kg $0
Estimated Savings per year 5,664 kg $609
Estimated Savings per month 472 kg $51
Estimated Savings per day 16 kg $2

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wiggles's total estimated impact since joining YouSustain:

CO2 reduction: 66,108 kg
Cash savings: $8,256
YouSustain awards earned:
(3)
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Sustainability Challenges

wiggles is part of the following sustainability challenges:

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 2008-04-30
Approximate CO2 reduction: 5 kg, Cash savings: $1.
Times Completed: 0

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 2008-04-30
Approximate CO2 reduction: 50 kg, Cash savings: $5.
Times Completed: 0

Use reusable bags for one week

Keeping reusable bags on hand is easy plus saves waste and energy from plastic bags
Completed. Started 2008-03-29
Approximate CO2 reduction: 1 kg, Cash savings: $0.
Times Completed: (1)

the green wash

reduce your carbon footprint with your laundry!!
In Progress. Started 2008-04-30
Approximate CO2 reduction: 5 kg, Cash savings: $1.
Times Completed: (1)

Compost every scrap

Compost all organic waste produced in your home for a week
In Progress. Started 2008-04-30
Approximate CO2 reduction: 1 kg, Cash savings: $0.5.
Times Completed: (1)

Eat locally grown food

Buying local food drastically reduces the CO2 coming from transportation and helps the local farmers.
In Progress. Started 2008-04-30
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 2008-04-30
Approximate CO2 reduction: 14 kg, Cash savings: $0.
Times Completed: 0

Walk to work

Walk to work for three days out of the work week.
In Progress. Started 2008-04-30
Approximate CO2 reduction: 25 kg, Cash savings: $35.
Times Completed: 0

Total estimated impact from completed challenges: 7 kg CO2 and $1.5. These are included in the total impact and chart.

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