Challenger Profile at a Glance
Meet the Sustainable Broomfield team from Broomfield, Colorado! Find out how they are making a difference by composting, cleaning up, and advocating for a new sustainable business recognition program as part of the 2020 International Climate Action Challenge!
#61 – Sustainable Broomfield
90-Day Challenge Goal: Expand efforts and advocate for sustainable business program
Location: Broomfield, Colorado, USA
Registered Challenger: Brianna Hallinan
90-Day Challenge Period: September 1 – November 30, 2020
Here are some impact highlights from the Sustainable Broomfield team during the 90-day challenge period:
Held a community litter cleanup event and free backyard composting class
Compost Club: Turned 800 gallons of food waste into over 80 gallons of compost
Collected approximately 100 bags of leaves for future use in Compost Club
Shared 4 blog posts and 8 newsletters
Created a new fundraising opportunity by offering the Green Actioneers workbook for families
Developed four new partnerships: Resilient Restaurants Program, Small Business Development Center, and Colorado Green Business Program, Green Actioneers
What was the team’s experience during the challenge? Brianna shared:
The Climate Action Challenge book is helpful in growing your green team and directly applies to the overarching goals of the Sustainable Broomfield group
The challenge created a sense of urgency that helped the team investigate options for a sustainable business program
Moving forward, the team is planning to continue with existing efforts:
Continue growing existing efforts
Advocate for the city to move forward with a sustainable business recognition program
What is your advice for someone who wants to make an impact? Here’s what Brianna said:
Things do get easier and feel better working with a team.
Keep reaching out to different partners until you find one to help you succeed.
Want to get involved? Contact the team to participate as a member or partner.
Youtube: Sustainable Broomfield