Earth Day Challenge

Give Back to Mother Earth and Make a Big Impact.

About this Challenge:

The Challenge is the fifth of Roots & Shoots’ Challenges this time focusing on growing understanding and action around ways we can each take part in reducing our footprint in order to restore balance to the planet.

Each day for five days (with two supplemental actions) participants of the Earth Day Challenge received one action (via email) focusing on one aspect of daily behavior that can be modified to reduce waste and emissions, increase sustainable habits, and inspire others to do the same! The Challenge began April 16 building toward Earth Day, April 22, on which day we also celebrated the premiere of the documentary ‘Jane Goodall: The Hope’ created in partnership between the Jane Goodall Institute and National Geographic.

*All elements of this Challenge have been created to focus on 1) understanding limitations for participants during stressful times of COVID-19 and financial limitations 2) social distancing protocols and need to participate from home * 

The 2020 Challenge ended on April 22nd, Earth Day – but you can still make #EarthDayEveryDay by participating in the actions below! 

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Be the first to join the next Earth Day Challenge in 2021!
Join the Challenge


Do the Climate Change Quiz
Take the Quiz


Watch the UNEP video on sustainability and food systems
Watch the Video


Grow your own veggie garden from home!
Grow Your Own


Do a waste audit using the Five R's
Waste Audit


Be a Food Waste Warrior in 1-Click
Do This 1-Click


Go plant-based and say #IEatMeatLess to help people, other animals and the environment
Learn More


Watch the new 'Jane Goodall: The Hope' Documentary and host a virtual watch party
Watch 'The Hope'
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