October 14 - October 28, 2016

Small Actions Add Up to Real Change!

During the EcoChallenge we challenge you to change a habit that benefits you, your community and the planet. You choose your challenge, then earn points for completing your actions, engaging your community and sharing your story. Your points add up to demonstrate your impact, and help your team win EcoChallenge competitions. Here’s how you can earn points leading up to and during the challenge:

Action Points Description  
Joining A Team 10 Welcome to the Challenge! Joining an existing team will earn you 10 points.  
Early-Bird Registration 25 The early bird gets the worm - you'll receive a 25 point bonus for being one of the first 500 people to register!  
Create Your Own Team 25 Take the lead! Team Captains receive 25 points when they create a new Team.  
Post A Profile Picture 10 Personalize your profile and share your game face with other participants! Add a profile picture to receive 10 points.  
Check In On Current Day 5 Stay on track! You'll receive 5 bonus points for reporting your progress on the day you complete the action.  
Complete One Daily Action 5 Log your success and add to our collective impact! You’ll receive 5 points for every day that you tell us you completed at least one daily action.  
Completing One-Time Actions 50 or More Check one off the list! Complete a one-time action and you'll earn 50 or more points (amount varies depending on the intensity of the actions).  
Post To Your Feed 5 Celebrate your success and inspire other participants! You’ll receive 5 points for posting to your feed each day. You’re welcome to to post as many times per day as you wish, but you’ll only receive 5 points per day for posting.  
Recruit a New Team 50 Help us engage new people to take action! Teams are key to our success. You'll receive 50 points for inviting a new team to participate in the Challenge.  
Recruit Participants 10 Engage your friends, family, coworkers and community in the Challenge! You'll receive 10 points for every person you invite who joins an existing team.  
Recruit Teammates 10 Help your team grow to new heights, and win competitions! You'll receive 10 points for every person you invite who joins your team.  
Invite Another Team Captain To Your Team 5 Share the lead with teammates! You will receive 5 points for each additional captain who joins you. Team captain limit is 3 per team.  
Complete Your Profile 5 Looking for some more points? Earn extra points for completing your profile by filling out the optional demographics questions. This info is never shared, and only used to help us understand who's participating in the Challenge.  
Donate $20 to Northwest Earth Institute 5 Share some love! EcoChallenge.org is a project of the Northwest Earth Institute, and as a nonprofit we rely on the generous support of individuals like you. Make a donation to the EcoChallenge and you’ll receive 5 points for every dollar contributed. Thank you for your support -- we’ll put it to good use!  
Credit Someone For A Referral 1 Say thanks - and earn some points! You'll receive 1 points during registration for crediting the person who referred you to the Challenge.