Once again, we are participating in Ecochallenge’s annual Earth Month challenge. The Office of Sustainability invites all of the WashU community to join in on the fun!
The Earth Day EcoChallenge is a 30-day environmental and social engagement program that began April 1st, 2021 and will remain open for registration and participation throughout the month of April. The goal of the challenge is to create a global community of advocates, each working towards creating a healthier, more equitable, and more sustainable planet earth through actions most relevant to our own lives.
In joining the Ecochallenge, you are committing to creating more environmental and social good through your actions. The platform motivates you with meaningful ways to make beneficial changes for the environment in your daily life while providing tangible measurements into the impact of your chosen undertakings.
This year’s Earth Month Ecochallenge is based on principles outlined by Project Drawdown, an organization whose mission is to help the world reach “Drawdown”— the future point in time when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline.
The challenge is open for the entire month of April. Participants create a login and explore their dashboard to discover action items that will gain them points.
Join the “WashU” team by following this link, then create a username and start logging actions.
We will occasionally feature action items on the dashboard and also share them on our social media pages.
Team members who complete the challenge with the greatest number of points will win a prize!