Log A Green Deed



  1. Only purchase toilet paper that comes wrapped in paper. Yes, this means smaller quantities which makes ya aware of how much you consume!
    Posted in Water by Brennan Novak
  2. Convert your regular toilet to a low flush toilet DYI style.
    Posted in Water by Roz Savage
  3. Volunteer and help at a beach cleanup!
    Posted in Water by Roz Savage
  4. Got our new wetlands club approved on campus!
    Posted in Water by sparky
  5. Took an abbreviated shower this morning.
    Posted in Water by Ken
  6. Shower with a friend. :-)
  7. Three days of tap water...no bottled or canned beverages.
  8. Drink tea instead of coffee. Uses less water to produce.
  9. Hold British Petrolium accountable for the environmental damage they are doing by staying aware of the issue and continuing the conversation
  10. Wash your car at a car wash and not at home.
  11. Cold shower http://j.mp/Ishnaan Saves energy & gives strength http://j.mp/WhyColdShower
    Posted in Water by Doug Grandt
  12. Find a cause and give it every ounce of your energy and passion. http://j.mp/D_SiversLoneNut
    Posted in Water by Doug Grandt
  13. Read http://j.mp/WillWeWakeUp then resolve to not be lulled back to sleep.
    Posted in Water by Doug Grandt
  14. Adults, relive a childhood experience with your kids or grandkids. Keep the memories alive.
    Posted in Water by Doug Grandt
  15. Imagine the unimaginable biodiversity of the deep seas and read about http://j.mp/DeepEcology
    Posted in Water by Doug Grandt
  16. Learn the difference between Arctic & Antarctic http://j.mp/PolarSeaice and how ice talks to us
    Posted in Water by Doug Grandt
  17. If you eat sushi, know your Octopus (tako). Is it http://j.mp/CAgulfOctopus or http://j.mp/HawaiiOctopus or http://j.mp/CommonOctopus
    Posted in Water by Doug Grandt
  18. Coal Power vs Coral Triangle Biodiversity. Learn about it at http://j.mp/CoralCoal_1 and sign the petition http://j.mp/BorneoSOS
    Posted in Water by Doug Grandt
  19. Call Senators toll-free at http://j.mp/SpillToBill to save the climate, energy and the oceans.
    Posted in Water by Doug Grandt
  20. READ & TWEET: "Coulda Shoulda Woulda" got it RIGHT in the final paragraph http://j.mp/bV70fv
    Posted in Water by Doug Grandt
  21. Read Franke James' visual essay http://www.bit.ly/EndClimateWar and find out some of the Planet Defenders to follow on Twitter.com
    Posted in Water by Doug Grandt
  22. Visit NRDC's http://savebiogems.org/ and sign the petitions to stop arctic offshore drilling.
    Posted in Water by Doug Grandt
  23. Reuse your water glass from the day before.
    Posted in Water by Kelsey josund
  24. Use a toilet with two levels of flushing, regular and low (and mostly use low)
    Posted in Water by Kelsey josund
  25. Replaced an old septic system close to a salmon creek with a new design installed far away and safe from contamination risks.
    Posted in Water by John
  26. Plant a rain garden to reduce storm sewer outflow and reduce flow of toxins and pollutants into bodies of water.
    Posted in Water by Josh
  27. Picked up stray crab pot buoy off beach. Called owner who came to retrieve it. No landfill!
    Posted in Water by Greg mcneill
  28. Took a "navy" shower, the kind where you turn off the water while you are washing until you need it to rinse.
    Posted in Water by Michele Peltonen
  29. I take a refillable drinks bottle to work every day to prevent unecessary plastic bottle usage.
    Posted in Water by Sara Roberts
  30. Re-used a a plastic water bottle
    Posted in Water by Jem
  31. took a navy shower
    Posted in Water by Jem
  32. Turned off the water while brushing my teeth
    Posted in Water by Jem
  33. Install drip irrigation for watering your garden and landscaping.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  34. Design and install a rainwater collection system and use rainwater for yard and garden irrigation.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  35. I pledge to take a 2 minute shower using a low flow shower head (or less) each day. I will re-log this deed each week I keep my pledge.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  36. Researched use of human waste for methane production in response to Roz's query in today's blog post. Noted results in comments to blog.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  37. Either add a rain or soil moisture sensor to your automatic sprinkler system or turn the system off when it is raining.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  38. Heros in the US check your water utilities consumer confidence report. Learn about local drinking water problems and how to solve them.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  39. Now that summer boating season is officially here, if you use a power boat, don't pump the oil from your bilge into any lakes or streams.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  40. Shave as soon as you get out of the shower. You won't need to lather up and run the tap to clean the lather off your razor.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  41. Pledge to save water used for outdoor activities this summer. Sweep, don't hose off the driveway, use a pail of water to wash the car.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  42. Avoid cleaning products and fertilizers containing phosphorus. Phosphorus is the main cause of bad algae in lakes.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  43. Read the story at: http://huff.to/buzvcu. Now decide if triclosan is the best way to kill 99.9% of germs - or if they even need be killed.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  44. When using "earth friendly" options for cleaning products, research the process used to make them. Many are made using polluting processes.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  45. The amount of water your lawn needs may surprise you. Use tools @ irrigation.org to find out how much you need in your area. Eliminate lawn?
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  46. In summer, divert the flow directly from your downspouts directly to plants. Then even if it was a light rain they won't water for 1-2 days.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  47. Weeds growing through cracks in your driveway, sidewalk. Don't grab the herbicide bottle; hit 'em with a shot of good old vinegar.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  48. As summer turns 2 fall, be sure to adjust your irrigation schedule 2 accommodate added rainfall and cooler? temperatures.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  49. Replace your concrete or asphalt driveway with one using porous materials. Helps reduce polluting storm runoff reaching lakes and streams.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  50. Install a duel flush mechanism on your toilet. I'm saving almost 40 gallons of water a week.
    Posted in Water by Stan Miller
  51. have a rainwater tank now
    Posted in Water by Cornelia Feller
  52. bought my mom a stainless steel water bottle for her birthday
    Posted in Water by Emmie
  53. Use a large kitchen pot to capture the initial water flow when warming up the shower; use that water for rinsing dishes or watering garden.
    Posted in Water by Bryan Allen
  54. Walked to the Junction and back
    Posted in Water by ManateeLover
  55. Short showers - 5 minutes or less.
    Posted in Water by Kyle
  56. Since the waitress brought water to our table, I just drank that instead of ordering something else too.
    Posted in Water by Dances With Fish
  57. Lowered the water heater's temp in the office kitchen significantly, noone needs water this hot.
    Posted in Water by ApolaKipso
  58. using refillable bottles to water the plants in my room.
    Posted in Water by Nico
  59. drove an electric boat instead of a gasoline powered one.
    Posted in Water by Timothy Ray
  60. engage fellow ocean swimmers in a conversation about marine debris.
    Posted in Water by Timothy Ray
  61. Shower in the mornings to maximise solar hot water.
  62. I use refillable old plastic bottles for carrying water when doing sports.
    Posted in Water by Diego
  63. Brush my teeth WITHOUT the water running.
    Posted in Water by Mary Kay Petersen
  64. I only shower once a week. The rest of the week I wash every other day with a small bucket of cold water.
    Posted in Water by Jessica O'Leary
  65. I do all my laundry with an eco-wash ball instead of using detergents/softeners. That way I help keeping the oceans cleaner :-)
    Posted in Water by zofiamachnowski
  66. Turn the water off while soaping dishes/myself. Helps to save liters of water a week ;-)
    Posted in Water by zofiamachnowski
  67. Use plant based wash up liquid 4 doing dishes. It helps diminish water and soil pollution.
    Posted in Water by zofiamachnowski
  68. Watched Sylvia Earle's @ TED Prize series "wish to protect our oceans" http://bit.ly/Btptb & e-mailed it to my contacts 2 raise awareness
    Posted in Water by zofiamachnowski
  69. Utilize over the counter oxygen peroxide 2 clean blood, dirt, tomato sauce, etc. stains off fabrics. Ultra effective and water-eco-friendly.
    Posted in Water by zofiamachnowski
  70. Spreading the word about "Kevin Costner may hold the key to oil spill cleanup" http://lat.ms/c3iVkV (via @SeanMalarkey>via @latimes)
    Posted in Water by zofiamachnowski
  71. Have been RTing @BarackObama #PlsExpediteGulfCleanUp @ least once a day 4 the past 2 days (Pls RT too :-))
    Posted in Water by zofiamachnowski
  72. Dispose of toilet paper in a reused plastic bag instead of flushing it.
    Posted in Water by zofiamachnowski
  73. Listening to PBS News Hour live with the head of the BP response team & American public asking questions http://www.ustream.tv/pbsnewshour
    Posted in Water by zofiamachnowski
  74. Watching the TEDxOilSpill Washington, D.C. video series http://tedxoilspill.com/live/#Session1 WONDERFUL info on the impact of the GOM spill
    Posted in Water by zofiamachnowski
  75. Install a programmable clock to control your water heater/boiler.You'll save electricity, diminish carbon emissions always have hot H2
    Posted in Water by zofiamachnowski
  76. Paint walls with water based paint instead of oil based. Prevents petrol based products (cleaners, paint, thinners)from getting 2 the oceans
    Posted in Water by zofiamachnowski
  77. Saved 2 buckets of water today.
    Posted in Water by Sudesh Mesta
  78. Gather a bunch of plastic pollution that has washed ashore on a beach and turn it into a piece of art.
    Posted in Water by 5 Gyres
  79. Being plastic free in my retail store and keeping plastic out of our oceans...use only recycled natural kraft bags.
    Posted in Water by layne larsen
  80. Installed low flow showerhead and turn it to extra low for lathering up.
    Posted in Water by Sybil
  81. Bought an energy efficient front loading washing to save water.
    Posted in Water by Sybil
  82. My students clean a 2-mile stretch of highway leading to the Susquehanna River. We clean this stretch four times per year.
    Posted in Water by Susan Roehm
  83. We installed water-saving 'guts' in all of our toilets.
    Posted in Water by Susan Roehm
  84. Researched PhD thesis on environmental issues: Environmental NGO strategy and international relations.
  85. I pick up trash from the beach so it doesn't become marine debris and kill wildlife.
    Posted in Water by Evan Rapoport
  86. Washed dishes by hand instead of running the dishwasher
    Posted in Water by tambre
  87. Take showers instead of baths
    Posted in Water by tambre
  88. Watched TED talk given by Enric Sala. On the value of sustainable protected areas in the ocean.
    Posted in Water by Joel
  89. Turn off the water while you brush your teeth!
    Posted in Water by Amy Love
  90. converted a bin into a water tank to collect rain water to water plants 100 liters :)
    Posted in Water by ulla
  91. Don't flush the toilet every single time. (as they said at camp: "if it's yellow, let it mellow.")
    Posted in Water by Willow
  92. I volunteered at my local creek's Annual Clean-up Day. It's nice to enjoy nature whilst making it prettier/healthier.
    Posted in Water by Willow
  93. Invest in & use a handy reusable, sustainable sandwich bag. (cloth or recycled) Reduce your use of all types of one-use bags & wrappers. :)
    Posted in Water by Willow
  94. I've read about Roz Savage's solo row across the Pacific since before she left California, & I spread the word! She's very eco-motivational.
    Posted in Water by Willow
  95. When I go to the ocean I bring a bag so I can pick up others' trash and dispose of it / recycle it properly.
    Posted in Water by Willow
  96. If you end up having to use plastic utensils :( while out on the town, bring them home, wash them & reuse them! (& pack them for next time.)
    Posted in Water by Willow
  97. I donated money to The International Bird Rescue Research Center. Support future rescue & rehab efforts for wildlife harmed by oil spills.
    Posted in Water by Willow
  98. I drink tap water almost exclusively. Sometimes with tea or lemon in it. There's no packaging or long transportation from the source to you!
    Posted in Water by Willow
  99. I use only tapwater to drink instead of buying plasticbottles which cost alot.
    Posted in Water by Evelyn
  100. i filled up a cup of water to brush my teath intsead of leeving the water on
    Posted in Water by Damian
  101. Bought a water filtration system so that we never need to buy plastic water bottle again!
    Posted in Water by Michelle
  102. I use water used to rinse the vessels for watering the plants :)
    Posted in Water by Alice
  103. Whenever I take walks along the Bay (I live in the Bay Area, San Mateo), I pick up plastic garbage that could float out into the water.
    Posted in Water by Eileen
  104. Drank tap water out of reusable sports bottles. No plastic waste!
    Posted in Water by BaileyBee
  105. I put a few bricks in the water reservoirs of my toilets. That way it displaces water, making each flush use less! yay! save some water :)
    Posted in Water by Melissa Nelson
  106. I use a water ionizer hooked up to my tap instead of using plastic bottled water.
    Posted in Water by Jamee
  107. I flush the toilet twice a day or less.
    Posted in Water by Odin
  108. Used grey water to flush the toilet.
    Posted in Water by Odin
  109. Fixed a leaky tap to stop water from wasting
    Posted in Water by Joe L
  110. No longer use water bottles. Get a reusable bottle and drink tap!
    Posted in Water by Robert Carrico
  111. don't litter for a year
    Posted in Water by Anna
  112. I shut off the faucet at my house.
    Posted in Water by Rebecca Smith
  113. Watered my plant using my water butt not the hose. No water use and a bit of walking about and carrying a watering can
    Posted in Water by wizzard749
  114. Bought ecological dishwasher soap
    Posted in Water by Jean-Philippe
  115. Used a dry oxygen cleaner instead of liquid bleach in the washing machine.
    Posted in Water by robbiekay
  116. Tap Water!! Never bottled!
    Posted in Water by Sharkgirl
  117. Put a jug under the faucet to collect water while you are waiting for it to get hot. Use that water later for watering your plants.
    Posted in Water by Cat
  118. talked to my wifes classroom on the gulf spill on ocean day
    Posted in Water by Tommy Thomas
  119. made 2 rain collectors out of plastic garbage cans and used hose bibbs
    Posted in Water by Tommy Thomas
  120. Posted Roz's TED video on my blog, twitter and facebook feeds
    Posted in Water by Diondra
  121. mailed the office plastic to a recylcing center in a nearby town.
    Posted in Water by Denise Heyse
  122. Cut off my long hair for shorter showers and less hair products.
    Posted in Water by Jen Nix
  123. Convinced a church to stop buying and selling bottled water. Instead use a 5 gallon water cooler and refillable stainless steel containers
    Posted in Water by Jess Reese
  124. This deed makes less work and more water. Only shower every other day.
    Posted in Water by jessica
  125. Had a contest with my sister who could take a shorter shower. That way you want to save water.
    Posted in Water by jessica
  126. Drank from my reusable bottle I've had since 5th grade!
    Posted in Water by Ciara
  127. Used leftover water from my water bottle.
    Posted in Water by Ciara
  128. Showered with a reusable cover on my cast instead of ordinary bags.
    Posted in Water by Ciara
  129. Drink tap water exclusively w/ reusable water bottle.
    Posted in Water by Tom
  130. Instead of running the cold water to chill it for drinks place a drinks container in the fridge so it is always cold.
    Posted in Water by Teri
  131. Installed a new rain water tank so will use some of the myriad drops Sydney just received - to all toilets, laundry, garden taps
    Posted in Water by Kitrev
  132. reuse same cup or glass all day & minimize cutlery and crockery use - like camping
    Posted in Water by Kitrev
  133. Today a I bought a soda fountain to make my own fizzy water and to never have to buy another plastic bottle of fizzy water. Join me!
    Posted in Water by Heidi
  134. Collected fruit/vegetable rinse water in a bowl under the colander & used the saved water on my potted house plants and vegetable garden.
  135. install a mulching/composting toilet that separates wet from solid. Use urine diluted with water as fertilizer.
    Posted in Water by Jens Hede
  136. wash clothes less. If you live in a cooler climate maybe you can wear a shirt for two days. Fifteen shirts means one monthly wash.
    Posted in Water by Jens Hede
  137. When i go to the bathroom i use the toilet water flush depending the ocassion, so i practically use half of the water every day.
    Posted in Water by Tomas Barberis
  138. If there is little sope in a bottle you can fill it with water and shake it.
    Posted in Water by Flora Lamy
  139. Adopted one mile of shoreline on Legend Lake (47.5 miles of freshwater shoreline) to clean up litter & debris along the water's edge.
    Posted in Water by Mike Wilken
  140. every week I go to the fountain near my house and fill glass bottles of water for my family to drink
  141. Took a Cold Shower, both to sharpen my eco-sences, and to save energy and water (calt last too long in a canaidian cold shower.)
    Posted in Water by Joel
  142. Only use self propelled watercraft for water sports. when canoeing / kayaking, pick up any garbage you see and convince friends to join in.
    Posted in Water by Jeremy M Bailey
  143. Giving Father's Day gift of reusable glass water bottles which can be filled with filtered tap water.
    Posted in Water by Jill Lingard
  144. Get rid of pesticides, half your water bill, and hours slaving over St. Augustine grass by giving your yard over to nature.
    Posted in Water by Jill Lingard
  145. Use water only in three's.Only shower 3 times a week,wash my water glass after 3 uses,flush toilet after 3 uses,etc.You all get it
    Posted in Water by wendy davis
  146. After I use cooking oil, I used to absorb on the newspaper.
    Posted in Water by Jack
  147. Using rainwater run-off instead of watering garden with tap water.
  148. A lot of water was polluted. To protect water resources through water reuse.Washing clothes to the rest of the water to flush the toilet.
    Posted in Water by Meranda
  149. wore outfit again (not undies) instead of wasting water on clean clothes.
    Posted in Water by isaac
  150. Used the same drinking glass all day to reduce the number of dirty dishes to save water and to use the dishwasher less.
    Posted in Water by Brenna
  151. I always turn off the tap when brushing my teeth
    Posted in Water by Ella
  152. I have a short shower
    Posted in Water by Louis
  153. I took a short bath today
    Posted in Water by Lourenco
  154. i did not take a shower so i saved water
    Posted in Water by jacqueline segall


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