April 1 - April 30, 2020

Katye Coombs

Lyft Nashville

"Implementing sustainability into everyday lives. "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,514 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    5
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    256
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    5
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    56
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,820
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    1
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    1,820
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    15
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    360
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Katye's Actions

Action Track: Earth Day Together!

Earth Day Action: Share Eco Tips

Through social media or on the Earth Day Ecochallenge feed, I will share my favorite environmentally friendly habit with my friends, even if it’s not an Earth Day action.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Earth Day Together!

Earth Day Action: Research and Support Local Organizations

I will spend 20 minutes researching local organizations and businesses in my community, then support one of them by writing a testimonial or positive review, ordering curbside, making a donation to my favorite nonprofit, or supporting them in another way.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Earth Day Together!

Earth Day Action: Write a Love Letter, Poem, or Song to Earth

I will express my love and gratitude for our Earth by writing a love letter, poem, or song to Earth.

Completed
One-Time Action

Forests

Forest-Friendly Foods

I will replace or remove the palm oil, coffee, and cocoa products in my current diet that are known to contribute to deforestation.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 5 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Oceans

Join a Cleanup Effort

I will host or participate in a trash pickup at a local river or beach that follows the CDC’s current guidelines for prevention of disease transfer.

Completed
One-Time Action

People

Spend Time Outside

I will replace 30 minute(s) each day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside that follows CDC guidelines for preventing disease spread.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Forests

Advocate for Forest Protection

I will contact 1 congress people or representatives to advocate for public policy that protects forests and improves their ability to sequester carbon and nourish biodiversity.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate

Stay on the Ground

Instead of traveling by plane, I will find an alternative way to accomplish the goals of an upcoming trip (i.e. telepresence, vacation locally).

Completed
One-Time Action

Oceans

Advocate For More Packaging Options

Plastic packaging can clog our water ways and the stomachs of sea creatures. I will advocate for alternatives to single-use packaging at local grocery stores, markets, at work, or on campus.

Completed
One-Time Action

Wildlife

Leave No Trace

I will respect and protect biotic communities by practicing the seven principles of Leave No Trace when doing nature activities alone or with family and friends.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Building Resilience

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 10 hour(s) in my community helping people who are most at need right now, including elderly and immunocompromised people, people without childcare, and people whose jobs have been affected by social distancing measures.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) and/or 1 vegan meal(s) each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Fresh Water

Water-Friendly Beauty Products

Avoid beauty products with micro beads or harsh chemicals that will feed into the ground and your water supply.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Fresh Water

Conserve Toilet Water

I will save up to 12 gallons (45 L) of water a day by flushing only when necessary.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed


  • Katye Coombs 4/30/2020 12:23 PM
    What a chaotic year it has already been. So thankful that we could take the time to come together during this! 

  • Katye Coombs 4/29/2020 10:45 AM
    Only one day left to go in this year's challenge!

  • Katye Coombs 4/28/2020 1:26 PM
    So thankful for the amazing weather so we can be outside in nature! 

  • Katye Coombs 4/27/2020 9:42 AM
    What a beautiful day to be outside! 

  • Katye Coombs 4/26/2020 10:33 AM
    I cannot believe we only have 4 more days to go! 

  • Katye Coombs 4/25/2020 10:34 AM
    I cannot believe we are almost through the month of April! We have accomplished so much for our community and our environment together! 

  • Katye Coombs 4/24/2020 10:31 AM
    Researching which foods to plant now! Can't wait to start growing some more plants. 

  • Katye Coombs 4/23/2020 2:56 PM
    This weekend should be perfect weather to be outside and plan some social distancing community cleanups!

  • Katye Coombs 4/22/2020 9:42 AM
    A beautiful Earth day to celebrate outside! Most of my neighborhood is out walking and picking up trash!

  • Katye Coombs 4/21/2020 6:24 PM
    Today was such a beautiful day and I was able to spend even more time outside on my breaks.