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Workplace - Greenhouse Games - CoordinatorsPresentation Transcript
GreenHouse Games Challenge 2010
Who is delivering GreenHouse Games? Sustainability Victoria is an agency of the Victorian Government which facilitates and promotes the sustainable use of resources LESS (Low Energy Supplies and Services ) is an environmental company that has been delivering energy and water saving programs and products since 2001 LESS is delivering the GreenHouse Games on behalf of Sustainability Victoria
What is the Challenge? A fun, fully supported online program for all of us to take sustainable actions at home to become GreenHouse Heroes!
What is the Challenge? For every Superhero action taken at home, each participating household earns points for their workplace and workplace team. The workplace and team with the most points wins!
Why participate? It’s all about helping the environment, saving money on utility bills and having fun while doing it!
The Challenge process Sign up your household and either join an existing team or start your own. Households then take actions by changing habits and creating a greener home. You have 8 weeks to earn points and contribute to your team and workplace total. Chances to win daily prizes, weekly theme prizes and a grand prize. Continue to live a greener life and become a GreenHouse superhero.
Easy/user-friendly website, easy to register
A choice of 66 different actions
Weekly entry of actions taken
Chance to win prizes
Receive weekly advice and support on actions taken
Become a GreenHouse Superhero Household saving the planet
The role of the team Each workplace can have several teams, with up to 5 members A team captain should be appointed to motivate the team and liaise with your workplace coordinator/s Each team needs a name and you can choose to upload a team photo or image onto the website There are team prizes to be won (across all workplaces)
Types of actions households can take Lots of actions to choose from to reduce electricity, water, waste and transport fuel. Many are free to do, others have a cost. Some are easy and others harder. Eg:
Adjust the thermostat on heaters
Switch to GreenPower
Reduce the use of clothes dryer
Reduce car usage
Start a vegetable garden
Install a rainwater tank
Fix leaking taps
Put a ‘no junk mail’ sticker on your letterbox
Recycle electronic goods you no longer need
Already a green household? There’s a choice of 66 actions you can take – we’re sure you’ll be able to find a few actions you can still take If you’re already taking some of the actions, points for these will be allocated to you at the end of the Games! Spread the GreenHouse Superhero word by becoming a Team Leader and recruit 4 of your colleagues into your team and show others what they can do to become a GreenHouse Superhero too
Prizes and awards Winning workplaces – branded bike & GreenPower for your next event Household and team prizes - Bunnings vouchers, Bokashi bin, solar backpack, keep cups and more
Personalise the Games for our workplace
Have a competition between departments and/or states?
Share our GreenHouse Superhero journey over morning tea and learn from each other?
Have fun and award some of our own categories?eg Extreme Green Award, The Accidental GreenHouse Hero Award...
Timing Register your household and team by 3rd September 2010 Challenge start date is 6th September 2010 The Challenge lasts 8 weeks Challenge finish date is 5th November 2010 Main prizes presented in December 2010
Register now! Find a team and register your household using our workplace code [insert code]: www.greenhousegames.vic.gov.au For more information contact [insert coordinator details]