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Why I chose this goal: My goal is to get solar panels also at our place by this year or next, before the incentive $ is withdrawn. we have been living 5 years in a yurt...

Final Report:  The acorn sustainable expo was really helpful for us as we made a lot of contacts people who could help us install our solar system ,  there's...

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Crack your home's heating cost puzzle.

Why I chose this goal: Heating is expensive and uses a lot of energy.  If I can learn to heat our home more efficiently, that would be a win for us and a win for the...

Final Report: You make a very good point about heating technologies being so new for most people - a lack of knowledge can get in the way of taking action....

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Invent your own energy goal!

Why I chose this goal: We've cracked our home's solar energy puzzle and our home's heating cost puzzle.  However, there is one more challenge that I have been mulling for...

Final Report: Warren has read all of the instructions and understands them perfectly.  I'd like to be able to upload a picture of our completed power-...

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Food

Compost all your food waste for a week.

Why I chose this goal: Since it is all most time to plant my garden, I think this goal will help a lot. we will have less trash at the end of each week and in the fall I...

Final Report: This was an easy goal for one I am on vacation so all my meals were at home and two I already compost. We started last year to help decrease...

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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 have already driven a few electric vehicles and buying or leasing one is one of our goals for this summer. I will also be greatly reducing my...

Final Report: I have driven both the Leaf and Prius. Both are quiet and smooth cars. My friend owns a Leaf and needs to charge it even to go only 30 miles...

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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: I am going to keep trying to get all of my school neighbors to walk to school with me. There are at least three (3) neighbors that live right by me...

Final Report: We are walking more and more. Today we spent the whole day walking downtown and helping with GreenUp! Tomorrow we will be part of the All...

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Team-Building

Help your team with its goal

Why I chose this goal: Our goal is to help each member with their own home energy goals.  Each of us can make a difference in our own homes.  I am building a new cordwood...

Final Report:  This part of the game was a little confusing ,  as the notes section got all messed up because I had too many words .  In any case we have...

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