EcoChallenge 2018

Welcome to the 5th annual EcoChallenge... 

Join us this Earth Month in observance of Earth Day 2018 as we work towards earth justice and sustainability

Want to have fun, care for the planet and our communities, and win some awesome prizes? Register yourself or sign up with a team of up to 8 for the 3-week EcoChallenge, April 9-29! The event is open to SU students, faculty, staff, and alumni. 

You will be challenged to make simple lifestyle changes, advocate for the issues that matter to you, and learn something new related to each week's theme:  

We are lining up a series of some wonderful events and ways you can participate! Compete for a chance to win a prize at the end of each week! Register here and refer a BUDDY to collect a bonus point! 


  •  Week 1: Plastic Pollution: April 9-15

This week will focus on what our plastic pollution habits look like, what their effects are, & how we can make small changes to minimize all of that waste!

  • Week 2: Environmental Justice: April 16-22

This week will be dedicated to understanding how different communities are affected disproportionally by environmental degredation.

  • Week 3: Biodiversity and Conservation: April 23-29

As we move further in to the spring season, join us as we learn about the importance of biodiversity and conservation in the natural world!



Fun & Inspirational  

Each week you can earn points in 4 challenge areas. Don't worry, we will provide lots of ideas for activities! 

  • Act – Do at least 1 thing that is challenging, but attainable. 
  • Learn – Learn about at least 1 new issue. You could watch a short online video or attend an event. 
  • Advocate – Advocate for environmental causes you care about. 
  • Share - Share what you learned with teammates, friends, and family!

The Prizes 

$25 worth of gifts from local businesses and SU sponsors will be awarded each week to the highest scoring participants!

How it Works 

You will receive a newsletter each Sunday containing a description of the week's theme, suggestions for completing the week’s challenges, and a link to the week’s scorecard. Fill out and submit your scorecard by 11:59 P.M. on Monday for the previous week's challenges. Winners will be announced with each week's email! 


 Keep an eye out for us tabling at Cherry Street Market during lunchtimes and stay tuned via: this website, Instagram (@SU-cejs) or Facebook (@envjustice)See you soon at the ECOCHALLENGE!!!!


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"[What I liked most about the EcoChallenge was] being exposed to new concepts - things that made me re-think my lifestyle"

Participant EcoChallenge 2017

"I really enjoyed the online resources--they were quick and compact with information about my place in Seattle!"

Participant EcoChallenge 2017

“This was the best Eco-Challenge yet…I found everything to be informative and worth my time!”

Participant EcoChallenge 2016

“I benefited from the EcoChallenge simply because I learned so much. I had no idea about the extent of my phantom energy usage! Also, I thoroughly enjoyed talking with my fiance about all that I was learningI”

Participant EcoChallenge 2016

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