Weekly Challenges

WATER

Participate in conserving water and promote the importance of limiting water usage

EVENT OF THE WEEK

Water Quiz

Complete the quiz and measure your water footprint, then share your results or interesting facts with friends and colleagues through the hashtag of #CarbonCleanseWR

Other Activities of the Week

* Webinar with REEP & WET

FUN FACTS

WASTE

Participate in daily reusing and recycling activities, with the highlight being the ‘E-Waste Drive’

EVENT OF THE WEEK

Litterless Lunch

Reduce the amount of recycled paper food containers by bringing your own lunch box

Other Activities of the Week

* E-Waste drive

FUN FACTS

ENERGY

Take part in exciting activities of Energy Week to save your energy and electricity bills!

EVENT OF THE WEEK

Sweater Day

Bring pastel sweaters to celebrate Spring team and turn down temperature. Share your team photos on Twitter with the hashtag #CarbonCleanseWR

Other Activities of the Week

* No Printing Week

FUN FACTS

COMMUTING
Participate by using different modes of transportation to work, update the progress using TravelWise tool
EVENT OF THE WEEK

Plan Your Travel Time Challenge

Coordinate travel plans with your co-workers or travel partners and log the weekly progress on the TravelWise tool for points

FUN FACTS

RULES AND SCORING GUIDELINES


Scoring system

Scores will be allocated by activities, weekly survey’s completion, and social media posts for each week’s activity. Each week, the points will be increased as the challenges become more competitive to entice participation and camaraderie. The increased points will be communicated for the respective activities beforehand weekly to boost competitiveness and excitement through Twitter and newsletter.

1. Social Media Rules

Weekly Social Media PostsAmount of Points
1-41
5 posts +2

Social Media page will be monitored daily and will be tracked using posts with hashtags, pictures and tags:

  • #CarbonCleanseWR
  • @WRSusti
  • @TravelWiseWR for Week 4

2. Surveys Completed

  • Each organization will earn 1 point  for each (weekly) completed survey
  • Weekly surveys must be completed on the last work day  for each weeks challenge

3. Week 1: Water

Each organization will receive a point for participating, the number of participant will be factored in the Water Quiz activity only.

a. Webinar

One point will be allocated to each organization that participates, number of participants will not be factored

b. Water Quiz
  • One point will be awarded to participating organizations
  • The responses will be tracked through our quiz platform

4. Week 2 Waste

a. Litterless lunch

Two points will be allocated to each organization that participates, number of participants will not be factored (points increases)

b. E-Waste Drive

E-Waste will be measured by the amount of waste and the number of employees (waste weight/#of full time employees = Total)

  • 3 points will be awarded to the organization  with the highest total
  • 2 points will be awarded to the organization with the second highest total
  • 1 point will be awarded to the organization with the third highest total

5. Week 3 Energy

a. Sweater Day
    • If 30% or more participate, the organization will earn 3 points
      • a group picture will be required
      • Social media requirements will apply
    • If less than 30% participants, the organization will earn 1 point,
      • a group picture will be required
      • Social media requirements will apply
b. No Printing

Two points will be allocated to each organization that participates, number of participants will not be factored.

6. Week 4 Commute

a. Commuting Challenge

Participants will be required to log their trips for the week on TravelWise tool (link will be sent out to champions) and points will be allocated based on the total amount of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) saved per organization. Calculation of scores: (GHG/#of full time employees = Total)

  • The highest amount of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) saved for the week will be award 5 points
  • The second highest amount of Greenhouse Ga (GHG) saved will be awarded 3 points
  • The third highest amount of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) saved will be awarded 2 points