UNLESS We Care| Challenge 1: Eco-Challenge Team

Small Actions Add Up to Real Change!

This is what you’ve been looking for… a fun way to add or practice  Earth-friendly habits

I’m excited about this activity! Please read about the 2017 EcoChallenge and join the UNLESS Team!

This October, the Northwest Earth Institute (NWEI) invites you to take on a personal sustainability challenge, and join thousands of other participants as we prove that small actions add up to real change during the 2017 EcoChallenge.

EcoChallenge provides the tools and inspiration to turn intention into action, and gives you an easy, fun way to reduce your impact on the planet while contributing to a healthy, vibrant, and sustainable future.

The idea is simple: EcoChallengers choose their challenge, set their goals and then take action for two weeks. The social support created by participating with thousands of other EcoChallengers, along with friendly competition and earning points for success, help to turn actions into habits over the course of the challenge. The ultimate goal is that EcoChallengers discover that taking action to reduce their impact and improve their communities is simpler than they thought, and sustainable in the long-term.

NWEI believes change should be fun, and created the EcoChallenge with this in mind. For nearly 25 years, we have helped make change more possible, more social, and more fun by helping people connect with their communities and take action, together.

In addition to being fun, EcoChallenge inspires participants to renew their commitment to green livingEcoChallenge is free and open to everyone. We invite anyone looking to make an impact or dive deeper into living sustainably to join the movement at 2017.

Participants can sign up as a team captain and engage their workplace, school, neighborhood or community, or join the NWEI Community Team.

I signed up as a team captain!

If you would like to participate as part of the UNLESS Team, please click on the button below. (The photo is of my button from attendance at the very first Earth Day held in Philadelphia, PA in 1970.)

ARE YOU UP FOR THE CHALLENGE? Here’s what to do this week-

  • Join the UNLESS team by clicking on the Button below.
  • While you are on the NWEI EcoChallenges website create your “Mission Statement” by selecting your EcoChallenges.
  • After you select your EcoChallenges, write a post on your blog about your selections.
  • Copy the URL for your post and paste it in the comments section below.
  • Thank you- looking forward to learning about your choices.
Please click the image- join the UNLESS Eco-challenge Team









UNLESS Challenge Guidelines



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