Collective Impact Zone

This is the place to check-in on how Vermontivators are doing as a community. 

Vermontidata  

These are basic real-time stats like:

  • Number of players
  • Number of teams
  • Total number of challenges played

Measurable Achievements

Vermont has some big goals related to climate change and sustainability, like:

  • Achieving 90% renewable energy by 2050
  • Increasing the amount of locally grown food by 10%
  • Keeping all food and recyclables out of the solid waste stream

Here are some of the things players tackled in Act 3.

Collective Goals

Energy

Crack your home's solar energy puzzle.

Why I chose this goal: I choosed solar energy because we have a feild which gets alot of sun each day and will support our new house with clean energy andwhen the power...

Final Report: information for other pepole is solar is the cleanest power there is and if you buy solar you will save energy alot more than you think and...

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Crack your home's heating cost puzzle.

Why I chose this goal: We have a small home and it seems like it should cost much less to heat it than does.  There must be some options for lowering the cost of heating...

Final Report: I have been wanting to add solar and a heat pump to our house for a while now.  We heat with wood and an oil furnace.  We only use about 300-...

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Invent your own energy goal!

Why I chose this goal: My tiny house has 3 rooms with a total of 5 windows.  One in the loft, two in the "bump out" spare bedroom, one in the front door and one above the...

Final Report: I'm so excited to have this done!  I had one window done three years ago and it makes a great improvement, so having three more done will be so...

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Food

Compost all your food waste for a week.

Why I chose this goal: I chose composting because it would be better for the earth so throw your food in compost it will help alto it would keep food of the ground i mean...

Final Report: I had lots of fun composting with my friend I also started a compost garden. Now we don't fill the trash can that much so it helps with that to...

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Eat 10% local food for a week.

Why I chose this goal: I chose eat 10% of local food because I have lots of local food in the area and It's in reach for us. Another reason why I have chose this challenge...

Final Report: It went great I was suprised that it's easy to do this challenge. I was in reach of everything and it was fun and great. Result: fealing good....

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Invent your own food goal!

Why I chose this goal: I've been learning more about the environmental effects of meat eating.  I've found that reducing my meat consumption can Reduce My Carbon Footprint...

Final Report: It went great!  I had a goal of having 10 meatless meals in a week.  I got to my 10th meal on day 5!  I'm going to see how many more meatless...

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Transportation

Take a drive in an Electric Vehicle.

Why I chose this goal: I picked this because I never went in one before, it would be a good experience I think.

Final Report: Well first off, maybe I'll get one in the future if I even can afford it. But the ride was nice, and cozy too! We just took a short drive and...

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Reduce your fossil-fueled transportation by 50% for a week.

Why I chose this goal: This will be a tricky one it's going to take a long amount of power in my body to do so. The thing is I'm so busy and it has to exclude a car. We can...

Final Report: It was hard but very very hard but I did it but it was awsome. I tried to do it in the beginning but it turned out to be really cool. Plus I'm...

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Invent your own transportation goal!

Why I chose this goal: Transportation is one of the biggest contributors to climate change

Final Report: This is a life long challenge - need to focus on this everyday to make real progress

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Team-Building

Help your team with its goal

Why I chose this goal: my teams goal is going to be we all ride our bikes to school every single one of us and we are all going to ride together so we are not late for...

Final Report: the rest of my team is doing fine they are all playing and doing challenges we all have fun and try to make a diffrence in the world to stop...

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