October 3 - October 24, 2018

Small Actions Add Up to Real Change!

During October EcoChallenge, 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, help your team win competitions, and improve your team's overall ranking for grand prizes.

Here’s how you can earn points leading up to and during the challenge:

Action Points Description  
Joining A Team 3 Welcome to the Challenge! Joining an existing team will earn you 3 points.  
Early-Bird Registration 25 The early bird gets the worm - you'll receive a 25 point bonus for being one of the first 1000 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 15 Personalize your profile and share your game face with other participants! Add a profile picture to receive 15 points.  
Add A Profile Banner Image 5 Add a special touch to your profile and earn some points! Add a banner image to receive 5 points.  
Add A Mission Statement 5 Share your story! What are you passionate about? Why are you participating in the EcoChallenge? Add a mission statement to receive 5 points.  
Check In On Current Day 10 Stay on track! You'll receive 10 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.  
Complete More Than One Daily Action 5 Get rewarded for your extra effort! you’ll receive 5 points for every day that you tell us you completed more than one daily action.  
Complete EcoLearner One-Time Action 25 Check one off the list! Complete a EcoLearner one-time action and you'll earn 25 points.  
Complete EcoPro One-Time Action 50 Take a bigger step! Complete a EcoPro one-time action and you'll earn 50 points.  
Complete EcoLeader One-Time Action 75 Reach new heights! Complete a EcoLeader one-time action and you'll earn 75 points.  
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 post as many times per day as you wish, but you’ll only receive 5 points per day for posting.  
Answer a Reflection Question 15 Take some time to reflect on your actions and the impacts they make. You'll receive 15 points for each reflection you post to your feed.  
Recruit a New Team 5 Help us engage new people to take action! Teams are key to our success. You'll receive 5 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.  
Donate $30 to EcoChallenge.org 150 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.  
Complete Actions Assessment (points per action marked) 1 Get some extra points for sharing what you're already doing to help the planet! You'll receive a 1-point bonus for every action you mark as something that you already do (e.g. brushing your teeth without running water). Of course, we value your honesty!