2021 Countdown to Shutdown

Countdown to Shutdown

Counting down the days to winter break?

Keep track and engage in a little energy avoidance. 

  • Visit the countdown calendar for daily energy-avoiding challenges/tips (Monday-Friday, November 29 - December 17)
  • Tell us how you did
  • Be entered to win some *nifty prizes (weekly draw -- so the more days you enter, the more entries you'll have)

What could you win?

We’re working on some nifty prizes. This is a tentative list.

  • Week 1 (door 1-5) - DIY Beeswax Wrap Kit
  • Week 2 (door 6-10) - VIU Mug or Reusable Cutlery Package
  • Week 3 (door 11-15) - VIU Sustainability Hoodie

Keep going!

  • Fill out a shutdown checklist for your office and/or place you'll be leaving for an extended time over the break

  • Be entered to win some *nifty prizes

Deadline to enter -- Friday, December 24, 2021

Winners will be announced Monday, January 10, 2022

Thanks for your sustainable actions! Small gestures can add up to big change. 

*nifty prizes-- we're working on this list that includes hoodies to keep you cozy, chocolate, mugs, and other good stuff to support your low-impact efforts/actions

Questions? Sustainability@viu.ca