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: Well since it's not winter any more what my mom does is spring is kinda cold so she turns the heat off and we have a lot of blankets out. We save...

Final Report: I think what made this challenge hard was think of the future, because we are going to get a wood stove for our house, but we don't need one...

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Invent your own energy goal!

Why I chose this goal: Because then we are using renewable.

Final Report: It was fun, but sort of hard to do the energy one,  I mean picking up trash, it's fun, but there is so much trash there! I felt so proud when I...

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Food

Compost all your food waste for a week.

Why I chose this goal: This is going to be easy so I'm going to do two of the challenges 

Final Report: I've been composting all my life over all for the week seemed really easy

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Eat 10% local food for a week.

Why I chose this goal: I Chose this one because i have alot of local food in my area.  Alot of the local farms like petes green and the craftsbury  genral store thats there...

Final Report: the week of 10./. eating local was great not that i just eat for this challenge im changing the way i eat to local and also i lost 5 pounds for...

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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'm always up for testing out new things and maybe i'll like how they drive!

Final Report: I test drove my co workers prius. Listening to him talk about the features was really interesting! There was a mode that enforced electric only...

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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: Our Mission (with 40% concurrance):  "We will show the world that Charlotte still has what it takes!"

Final Report: Worked collecting e-waste in Charlotte with my Transition Town team-mate, Ruah.

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