002: What is a Green Team? What do Green Teams do?
Find out what a “green team” can be and what green teams can do.[1:00] Where can you participate in or start a green team? [1:30] What can green teams do? [2:10] School green teams [2:40] Faith communities [3:05] Workplaces [3:30] Neighborhoods [4:10] Green teams can be driven by passions, skills and needs of each community [4:30] Look for city or community program to help you [4:50] You don’t have to go it alone!
List of activities for green teams:
Earth Day Festival
Keeping lights out when not in use
Bicycle repair workshop
Recycling or composting
Keeping cars from idling near buildings
Speaking at City Council meetings
Advocate for changing laws
Changing the pesticide use policy
Eco book club
Wildlife protection activities
Healthy, sustainable food
Give excess garden produce to the homeless
Tours of water-conserving landscaped homes
Tours of homes with solar energy
Use a city or community program to become a certified Green School, Business, Faith Community or Neighborhood.
What’s in a name?
Green team, eco-club, climate action committee, sustainability team are all commonly used. Choose a name that fits your needs.
Discover how to launch and grow a green team in your community. Suggest a topic, get the free Green Team Quick Start Course and download the freeEco Film List at www.GreenTeamAcademy.com. If you like what you’re hearing, please subscribe, rate and review! The time for action is now because there is no Planet B!