“How Low Can You Go Challenge?” with the Miami Heat

 

Challenging schools and empowering students to lower their carbon footprint by reducing energy, water and food waste. 

 

Measurements of success over past eight years:

  • Over 320 different schools have registered

  • Impact over 370,000+ people

  • Reduced over 14,000,000 kWh

  • Energy cost savings over $1,260,174

  • Reduced CO2 emissions by 22,455,244 lbs.

  • Reduced water by over 32,000,00 gallons

  • Water cost savings of over $158,137

 

Recognized by the White House, NOAA and National Geographic as an innovative community project to raise awareness of the effects of CO2 emissions on the environment and change behaviors

                             

Winning Schools 2020/2021

Overall ENERGY:

1st place                    Maplewood Elementary        27%

2nd place                  Okeeheelee Middle                  26.24%

3rd place                   Margate Middle                          26%

 

Greatest kWh Reduced:          Walter C. Young

Overall Water :                                 Driftwood Middle 

Most Sustainable:                         Forest Hills Elementary