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August 27, 2010

Take the EcoChallenge

It’s EcoChallenge Time! Northwest Earth Institute (NWEI), our sister organization, is launching their EcoChallenge for 2010. The EcoChallenge is a yearly event that creates awareness of the ways we can generate positive impact on the world around us. NWEI also created the EcoChallenge as a fundraiser for their educational programs. The participants collect pledges from supporters and sponsors of participating companies. 100% of money goes towards NWEI’s programs and is tax deductible.

The EcoChallenge has several different categories to choose from: Water Conservation, Energy Efficiency, Sustainable Food Options, Alternative Transportation, and Trash Reduction.

The EcoChallenge begins October 1st and continues until October 15th – giving you plenty of time to think of a realistic challenge, create a team, and start to get competitive with friends and family. Have fun with the EcoChallenge and become more aware of your positive impact on the world at the same time.

For more information about the EcoChallenge check out the links and follow USEE’s progress on Facebook and Twitter (@UtahEnviroEd).

Are you participating in the EcoChallenge? Let us know what you are doing to make a difference in the comments section.

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