Eco-Service of the Year Winner!
Eco-Service of the Year Winner!
/ October 23, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Cool Choices Wins In Business Eco-Service of the Year Award Madison, WI – October 23, 2013 – In Business Magazine has awarded Cool Choices its 2013 Eco-Service Business Sustainability Award. The award recognizes a new service that helps solve an environmental problem, demonstrates a superior environmentally conscious design and/or helps an individual better manage his…

Change is Possible
Change is Possible
/ September 29, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Cool Choices inspires environmentally sustainable actions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions in playful ways, including games, to engage people. Studies show that information, alone, is rarely enough to motivate change. Years of research tells us that humans are not naturally motivated to change their practices today based on future risks, especially when those risks are…

Fort Atkinson Schools – Momentum & Norms
Fort Atkinson Schools – Momentum & Norms
/ September 23, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Here at Cool Choices we celebrate sustainable practices that work – building momentum for others to adopt them! Wisconsin’s Fort Atkinson School District is a great example of how incremental progress can build a whole new normal. The Fort Atkinson School District received the U.S. Department of Education’s prestigious Green Ribbon District Sustainability Award this…

Changing Perspectives & Habits
Changing Perspectives & Habits
/ July 31, 2013 0 COMMENTS

by Kathy Kuntz, Executive Director While Cool Choices program staff keeps busy implementing new and ongoing games in partnership with multiple groups, the end of games is always a little sad. After weeks of inspired photos and heartwarming stories you get to know a group better, and I miss daily updates on their sustainability efforts….

Marsh Buggy – Big, Small and Sustainable
Marsh Buggy – Big, Small and Sustainable
/ July 31, 2013 0 COMMENTS

When ATC planned its project to install transmission lines over the Yahara River wetlands in Madison, WI it knew that traditional access methods wouldn’t work well – mat road systems would cost millions – and other options literally might sink in the marsh. So ATC looked at similar projects for sustainable solutions in an environmentally…