Are You Ready? Step up to the Carbon Challenge 2012!

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Get set to shrink that carbon footprint with the Canberra Environment Centre’s Carbon Challenge 2012!

Thanks to the support of the ACT Government, and in collaboration with climateXchange, The Carbon Challenge (CC) is the Canberra Environment Centre’s latest sustainability initiative which asks Canberrans to further reduce their carbon footprints! No matter where you stand on the path towards sustainability, you can always go further.

The Carbon Challenge and it’s interactive website was launched on Friday 23rd March, and encourages individuals and households to step outside their comfort zones and commit to new, self-nominated challenges over a 90 day period. Once these challenges have been registered online, participants are encouraged to monitor their progress and engage with others in order to go in the draw to win one of our many fabulous prizes.

Prizes to be won include:

3 Month Challenge

  • 3 x $100 Bunnings Gift Voucher
  • 3 x ABC Gardening Hampers (including a 6mth ABC Gardening Magazine Subscription)
  • 3 x $100 worth of Armada Solar LED Light Replacement in your Home
  • 3 x $100 Provincial Plants & Landscapes Gift Vouchers
  • 3 x Recyclery Refurbished Retro Bikes
  • 3 x Tumbleweed Worm Farm or Compost Bin Kits

6 Month Challenge

  • 1 x $200 Choku Bai Jo (Local Farmers Market Shop – Curtin & Nth Lyneham) Gift Voucher
  • 1 x $200 worth of Armada Solar LED Light Replacement in your Home

9 Month Challenge

  • 1 x $400 Choku Bai Jo (Local Farmers Market Shop – Curtin & Nth Lyneham) Gift Voucher
  • 1 x up to $500 worth of Armada Solar LED Light Replacement, refitting your entire Home

How to win?

Choose your challenge/s (in what way/s you would like to reduce your carbon footprint), commit to them over the 90-day Challenge period, record, and then submit your progress online. To be eligible for prizes, you need to commit to reducing your energy in the home or your transport use, and upload your previous electricity bills/tachometer readings so we can measure your progress.

Additionally, there will be workshops to attend and opportunities to interact with other participants online during the challenge.

So what are you waiting for? Sign-up today to save money and win prizes, all for reducing your carbon footprint and helping to secure a safe climate future!

Register for the Carbon Challenge here or visit www.ecoaction.com.au.

 

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