April 1 - April 30, 2020
April 1 - April 30, 2020

Sustain UNO

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 8,315 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    45
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    6,646
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    59
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    1
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    3
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    569
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    25
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    202
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    215
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    6,781
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    33
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    8
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    59
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    108
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    11
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    167
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    12
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    257
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1,148
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    1,759
    minutes
    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • April 30 at 10:20 PM
    Being in the center of the country, a lot of the extreme weather the US has been having has dissipated by the time it reaches us. I am constantly concerned that people in our region do not take climate change seriously because the extreme weather events are not local and it does not hit close enough to home for people to feel the urgency to...
  • April 30 at 10:17 PM
    When I am stuck indoors, I miss being outside. I plant both herb and native grass/flower gardens to have an excuse to be outdoors more often when I am stuck at home. I feel that a culture that spends most of it’s time indoors is at a loss and out of touch with their humanity/sense of place in this environment/their world. 
  • April 30 at 10:13 PM
    Connecting with people actually stimulates our neurotransmitters/ hormones, and helps us ease psychological discomfort. I could have reached out more recently to avoid some depressing days I have had lately. 
  • April 30 at 10:11 PM
    In my region, as it is for most, the people most affected by water shortages and lack of access to clean water are those of lower economic standing and communities of color. Lack of access to safe drinking water leads to disease, tooth decay, and a myriad of other health issues. 
  • April 30 at 10:08 PM
    Some nations/communities have different structures/ways of food production, which works better for their environment. Allowing different locations to do what works for them and their environment is important to the sustainability of food production and efficiency.
  • April 30 at 1:49 PM
    This challenge has helped me to reflect on where I can push myself to be more impact-aware. I work in sustainability, so I like to think that it's always on my mind, but the challenge has sharpened my focus. Thanks for the push, SustainUNO, and happy Earth Month!!!

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Competitions

Challenger Members Points Challenged Members Points  
Challenger: LiveGreen/UNMC/Nebraska Medicine Challenger Team Members: 95 Challenger Points: 17256 Winning?: VS. Challenged: Sustain UNO Challenged Team Members: 84 Challenged Points: 8315 Winning?: