Off Day - Independence

OFF DAY - INDEPENDENCE

Is your life on fast forward? Do you feel like to you are on a merry-go-found alternating between work, sleep and paying the bills? Or perhaps you dream of a simpler life more connected to the earth. Perhaps you are looking for a way to cut your utility bills? You are not alone. More and more people are throwing the breakers and turning things off. Just one day a week makes all the difference in the world.

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A square badge with a light switch in the center with the words: Off Grid - Independence

One day a week with no tv, internet or computer.

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Inspiration

Disconnect and Enjoy

Disconnect and Enjoy

Disconnect, connect. Simple.
3 minutes

FAQ

What about my phone?

You don't have to turn if off if you don't want to. Only make calls on it if it's an emergency, and certainly no texting, or playing games, or messing about with it.

My oven is electric, are you saying I can't use it?

Perhaps that is something that you could work up to. In the first instance we are really just talking about things with screens.

Beware of

TVs in pubs

If you go to the pub and the television is on. Sit away from it. Watching the tv at the pub is most definitely cheating.

How the points breakdown

6
  • Travel
  • Food
  • Pollution and waste
  • Energy
  • Animal rights
  • Human rights
  • Education and culture
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Water
  • Land and community
  • Finance
  • Building
  • Biodiversity

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Do it again?

You can do this quest as many times as you like. The more times you repeat this quest, the more badges and points you will get!

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