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our collective action
to create a better shared world

When we take action on real, measurable solutions, collective and positive change comes to life.

The impact below is generated by actions taken on the Ecochallenge Platform since 2016. It is updated in real-time.

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7,458,355
pounds of CO2 have been saved

we strive for a
balanced climate

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we create healthy food systems

Total Sustainable Meals Eaten
936,054
571,432
meatless or vegan meals consumed
179,628
zero-waste meals consumed
75,902
locally sourced meals consumed
60,810
whole food meals consumed
48,282
organic meals consumed
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8,036,115
gallons of water have been saved

we value and conserve
living water

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we invest in
deep equity

Actions taken for deep equity
824,582
495,048
hours volunteered
258,492
conversations with people
29,772
public officials or leaders contacted
24,534
people helped
9,111
donations made
7,625
petitions signed
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5,632,361
minutes spent learning

we learn about
new solutions

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we practice
mindful consumption

Plastic Items Refused
4,529,357
3,126,073
plastic containers not sent to the landfill
675,878
plastic bottles not sent to the landfill
315,947
plastic straws not sent to the landfill
263,552
disposable cups not sent to the landfill
147,907
pieces of plastic cutlery not sent to the landfill
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25,852
trees planted

we plant seeds
for the future

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we discover alternative
ways to travel

Total Miles Traveled
656,509
301,085
miles traveled by bus
177,475
miles traveled by carpool
116,100
miles traveled by bike
59,765
miles traveled by foot
2,084
miles traveled by train
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3,983
community events hosted or attended

we cultivate
strong communities

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we nurture our
personal wellbeing

Total Minutes of Healthy Activity
27,860,305
9,751,626
minutes spent exercising
7,980,567
minutes spent outdoors
5,302,082
minutes not spent in front of a screen
2,417,929
minutes of additional sleep
2,408,101
minutes being mindful

change is made by
everyday people

Since 1993, Ecochallengers far and wide from different walks of life have come together to take action for a better shared world.

220,976
Changemakers
1,921,272
Actions
139
Countries
2,445
Organizations

impact conversions and event summaries

Our collective impact from Ecochallenges translates into significant real-world change. Explore how our actions ripple out into a better shared world and the reflections Ecochallenge participants gain along the way.

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