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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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5,983,159
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
599,412
381,936
meatless or vegan meals consumed
98,541
zero-waste meals consumed
43,575
locally sourced meals consumed
43,326
whole food meals consumed
32,034
organic meals consumed
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5,050,647
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
646,071
480,278
hours volunteered
125,238
conversations with people
15,163
public officials or leaders contacted
13,541
people helped
6,219
petitions signed
5,632
donations made
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2,530,320
minutes spent learning

we learn about
new solutions

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we practice
mindful consumption

Plastic Items Refused
3,860,825
2,900,473
plastic containers not sent to the landfill
441,113
plastic bottles not sent to the landfill
218,266
plastic straws not sent to the landfill
184,392
disposable cups not sent to the landfill
116,581
pieces of plastic cutlery not sent to the landfill
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12,558
trees planted

we plant seeds
for the future

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we discover alternative
ways to travel

Total Miles Traveled
528,757
261,330
miles traveled by bus
146,650
miles traveled by carpool
73,838
miles traveled by bike
44,855
miles traveled by foot
2,084
miles traveled by train
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2,611
community events hosted or attended

we cultivate
strong communities

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we nurture our
personal wellbeing

Total Minutes of Healthy Activity
13,397,898
4,547,734
minutes spent exercising
3,703,128
minutes spent outdoors
2,400,982
minutes not spent in front of a screen
1,639,566
minutes of additional sleep
1,106,488
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.

367,676
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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The People's Ecochallenge 2020: Our Collective Impact and Reflections

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5 Ways to Work Towards Environmental Justice from Low Waste + Sustainable Living Expert, Jhanneu

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Transformative: A Letter from Our Executive Director

Transformative. That’s the word I heard a friend use to describe this year as we progress through it; and it made me pa…

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Plastic Free Ecochallenge 2020: Our Collective Impact and Reflections

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