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Go on a Home Energy Treasure Hunt and see how many nuggets of savings you can find and claim!
I installed a programmable thermostat yesterday!! I did it not so much to save energy for our house... Read more
Open up about your food "guilty pleasure." But don't feel guilty! It's ok. No one's perfect!
My favorite junk food is ice cream. It is my favorite because my dad works for Ben & Jerry's.
Use your everyday superhero power to generate a little hope for someone on your team.
I asked my friends to play Vermontivate! wth me.
I asked people if they wanted to play Vermontivate! with me.
Give a boost to local efforts helping make VT transportation healthier, more convenient, and less expensive!
National Bike Challenge! Sorry, don't live in Vermont so had to go this route, but I am happy to... Read more
Getting around should be Easy, Affordable, and Healthy - for everyone. Share a creative expression of what you value about these mobility rights!
As a fairly new bike commuter, bike safety is on my mind a lot. I have decided that biking "... Read more
Ok, so "junk" food might not be good for you, but it sure tastes good. At least that is what the... Read more
Stop eating sugar for 5 days!
I started eating no added sugar on wednesday night. I ppanned a lunch for the next day free of... Read more
When it comes down to Food, modify your Mondays!
At last it's Monday! I'm so excited about my food challenge today!
The plan is, to eat less meat,... Read more
Help us spiff up Button-Up Day.
I think Button Up day ought to get together and have a party with Halloween... Kids are out... Read more
Mission Possible: Pull off a regular trip with less driving. Hint: Use your new Hybrid Transportation know-how!
I was finally able to get my bike out and ride into work today! I usually wait another couple of... Read more
Think big! Tell the story of how you could get your life to 90% clean energy consumption.
I definitely have to think very big to get to 90% renewable!! We face two very big obstacles: a... Read more
Tell a story of one of your favorite Vermont local food experiences.
When I was growing up we had a huge grape arbor in our back yard with a prolific Concord grapevine... Read more
Speak up! Add your voice to the conversation about an energy issue you care about.
I learned about Fossil Fuel divestment and posted a mini PSA about it (and Vermontivate!) on my... Read more
Do some creative accounting with your household energy usage!
I added up our gas bill and our electric bill for last month and it came to $280... that includes a... Read more
Share something which gives you hope.
This is a picture of me, my sister and my cousin. It gives me hope because we are all smiling... Read more
Have a local meal with friends. Play by the rules!
Yum Yum Yummy, we ate bread!
Grow a friend (food plant) as a gift for another friend (human person).
my sister looovves apricots
Lucky Charms and Chocolate
hi have hope
Personal Transportation Power-Up! Shine your shoes, buff your bike, or bling your bus pass. Hint: Don't wax your car.
This challenge was made for me! I'm a bike-aholic, and couldn't wait to get my bike out this spring... Read more
My cat is always acomplishing cool and awesome things that I can't do but with a little hope and... Read more
Create Your Own Challenge About Anything!
Reduce clutter in your home while you promote sustainability.
CHALLENGE: A wonderful... Read more
Quick! Save as much energy as you can in one day. Try a 24-hour Energy Save-A-Thon.
This was a hard one!! I know we're relatively low users of energy, but cutting off that last little... Read more
Try one new physical activity this Vermontivate season!
I added 7 or 8 new machines to my workout routine at the gym. Does that count as a new activity? ... Read more
Kids give me hope.
And Gavin says having playdates working together as a team and designing things... Read more
Have you considered that keeping yourself physically fit contributes to sustainability? Sure it... Read more
We all need to keep learning about sustainability and how to live more sustainably.
CHALLENGE: ... Read more
My favorite local food experienece was maple sugar in the snow. It was frozen sweet deliciousness.
With force comes destruction, with patience comes greatness.