Overview



Desire a greener future. Listen to the Eco. Take part in the DLSU No Impact Experiment, a two­ week carbon cleanse program. In these two weeks, we shall take small steps and perform small acts that will help reduce environmental impact, protect our planet, and enhance the quality of our life. Rise to the challenge. One step at a time. For Planet Earth.

What to do


  1. Register and commit yourself to the one-week experiment.
    www.dlsu.edu.ph/no-impact-registration/

  2. Follow each day’s theme/challenge. Take small steps & make a difference.
DAY
THEME
CHALLENGE
Monday TRASH Waste Not
Tuesday TRANSPORTATION Burn Calories
Wednesday FOOD Eat Healthy
Thursday ENERGY Reduce Energy Use
Friday WATER Save Water
Saturday GIVING BACK Sharet
Sunday ECO-SABBATH Rest

  1. Self-document and self-reflect to evaluate the impact.

    1. Take the pre-experiment survey.
    2. Like the FB community page DLSU No Impact Experiment.
    3. Post selfies. Share insights and reflections about the experiment.
    4. Take the post-week survey.


DAY / THEME
SMALL STEPS
Monday
TRASH
Our Challenge: Waste Not
Go paperless. Don't print.
Bring a used sachet for the sachet recovery bin.
Dispose of PET bottles and aluminium cans in the proper bins.
Use reusable eco bags and containers.
Tuesday
TRANSPORTATION
Our Challenge: Burn Calories
Walk.
Take bus, LRT/MRT, or jeepney.
Carpool with friends.
Wednesday
FOOD
Our Challenge: Eat Healthy
Drink local, eat local.
Eat vegetables. Eat less meat.
Order just enough food. Or order a half portion.
Love food. Do not leave crumbs for the "duende".
Thursday
ENERGY
Our Challenge: Reduce Energy Use
Take the stairs.
Unplug electricity when not in use.
Google less.
Google less. No TV.
Observe Daily Green Hour.
Friday
WATER
Our Challenge: Save Water
Finish your drink.
Bring your own tumbler or mug.
Don’t buy bottled water.
Turn off tap when soaping hands or brushing teeth.
Run water gently when needed.
Saturday
GIVING BACK
Our Challenge: Share
Pick up trash.
Plant a tree.
Give time.
Perform random acts of kindness.
Join eco-advocacy campaigns. (e.g., Haribon, Plastic-Free Philippines, WWF, Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines)
Sunday
ECO-SABBATH
Our Challenge: Rest
Pray and be grateful.
Spend time with family & friends.
Gaze at the sea or a small flower—and marvel.
Read a good book.
Sleep well.

The DLSU No Impact Experiment is under the supervision of the Office of the Chancellor, and organized by the Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center (BNSCWC), the College of Liberal Arts Research and Advanced Studies (CLA RAS), Campus Sustainability Office (CSO), the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation (VCRI), and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, in partnership with Redraw the Line, a project of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), The Government of Sweden and The Media Alliance. Partner DLSU units and organizations include the Office of Lasallian Missions, COSCA, DLSU Libraries, Cultural Arts Office, DLSU Museum, USG, CSO, The Lasallian, among others. FB Community Page:DLSU No Impact Experiment

For inquiries, please contact: BNSCWC Tel. (632) 5244611 local 233; Campus Sustainability Office Tel. (632) 5244611 local 272; Email: bnscwc@dlsu.edu.ph; Facebook: Bns Creativewritingcenter; FB Community Page: DLSU No Impact Experiment