Green Team Toolkit
How to Start a Green Team
Tools to get you started and motivated to take action. Every group is motivated differently and determines a path to creating a successful green team in their own way. These tools represent some of the ways Green Teams are successful.
Organizing a Green Team
These handouts can be used to generate ideas to kick start your green team!
- Energy Reduction
- Water Conservation
- Water top ten habits (pdf)
- Fleet and Transportation
- Green Purchasing
- Waste Prevention and Recycling
- Sustainable Leadership
Web resources to help idea generation
- FSWiki Green Team Link
- Resource listing for Green Team Organizers
- Great for kick-starting discussions and generating ideas by offering answers to a variety of environmental questions
- Region 9 Green Team Wiki - Contains a variety of great tools for action!
- Renewable Energy in Tourism Initiative
- THE best resource on the web assisting green teams to be more effective and successful provided by the Pollution Prevention Assistance Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Tracking Improvements and Taking Action
- Draft Charter from Bighorn National Forest (.doc)
- Charter from Medicine Bow Routt National Forest (.doc)
A Message from the Anna Jones-Crabtree
Sustainable Operations Coordinator,
Rocky Mountain and Northern Regions
This is a power point presentation that Anna gives that introduces the link of Climate Change and our Environmental Footprint. This presentation is inspirational and shares good facts about our agency and what each and every employee can do reduce our environmental footprint.
- Our Environmental Footprint and Climate Change Connection 5-2008 (pdf)
- A conversation with Anna Jones-Crabtree on The Way Forward: Sustainable Business Operations
Executive Order Fact Sheet and Energy Act 2007
- Executive Order 13423
- Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007
Sample Letter to Use for Your Leadership Team
Last Modified: 03/02/2014