Small Actions Add Up to Real Change!

During the Choices 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 course:

Action Points Description  
Joining A Team 10 Welcome to the Challenge! Joining an existing team will earn you 10 points.  
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.  
Completing One-Time Actions 25 or More Check one off the list! Complete a one-time action and you'll earn 25 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.  
Donate $20 to Northwest Earth Institute 5 Share some love! 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!