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: According to Revermont.org What it Costs The average 5-kW system costs $22,000 with system design, equipment, and installation2. With financing, the...

Final Report: I learned about the difference between buying and renting. I also had a chance to talk with craftsbury outdoor center about their solar palens...

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Crack your home's heating cost puzzle.

Why I chose this goal: I already cracked my home's solar puzzle last summer by putting in solar panels! I love them so much! I know my house has major inefficiencies when...

Final Report: I heard some of my coworkers talking awhile back about free energy audits through vt gas. I have contacted them about scheduling an energy...

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Invent your own energy goal!

Why I chose this goal: I will do my best to help save energy in my home: by turning off lights when not is use, and watching less TV, and using the computer less. My goal...

Final Report: I used less electricity, and tried to spend as much time as possible outside. It was a great week! I love summer!

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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: This time of year I grow a lot of my own food!  

Final Report: test

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Invent your own food goal!

Why I chose this goal: I've chosen this goal because I feel I just have to eat when I'm out if I get hungry and if I haven't brought something along I end up eating things...

Final Report: YES, YES, yesss

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Transportation

Take a drive in an Electric Vehicle.

Why I chose this goal: I'm going to ride in a electric car

Final Report: I was nervous but it was fun

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

Why I chose this goal: I Usually go through a tank of gas each week. It is my goal to make my tank of gas last two weeks. My plan is to bike to school twice next week, if...

Final Report: I was only able to car pool once to work this week, but all of my evening tasks we made a plan and shared a ride to cut back on our milage. My...

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Invent your own transportation goal!

Why I chose this goal: I chose this goal because, truly, it is what I need to do!  No one is indispensable, but I fear that if my energy and determination falter, our...

Final Report: This is an evolving story, and you will hear all about it eventually!! The biggest piece of info from playing Vermontivate is the incredible...

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Team-Building

Help your team with its goal

Why I chose this goal: Team Calais is going to plant nut trees at the Maple Corner Community Center.  In addition, we want to have VPIG came to Calais for a presentation...

Final Report: Our team functions beautifully!  I took the lead on organizing the logistics for the VPIRG presentation (I contacted VPIRG to get a speaker and...

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