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September 14 - October 11, 2020

Small Actions Add Up to Real Change!

During Hennepin County’s Stop Food Waste Challenge, you commit to taking actions, earn points for completing your actions, engage with the community, and share your story. Your points add up to demonstrate your impact and improve your individual ranking.

Here’s how you can earn points leading up to and during the challenge:

Action Points Description  
Post a Profile Picture 15 Personalize your profile and share your game face with other participants! Add a profile picture to receive 15 points.  
Add a Profile Banner Image 5 Add a special touch to your profile and earn some points! Add a banner image to receive 5 points.  
Add a Mission Statement 5 Share your story! What are you passionate about? Why are you participating in the EcoChallenge? Add a mission statement to receive 5 points.  
Check in on Current Day 25 Stay on track! You'll receive 25 bonus points for reporting your progress on the day you complete the action.  
Complete One Daily Action 5 Log your success and add to our collective impact! You’ll receive 5 points for every day that you tell us you completed at least one daily action.  
Complete More Than One Daily Action 5 Get rewarded for your extra effort! you’ll receive 5 points for every day that you tell us you completed more than one daily action.  
Complete a Learner One-Time Action 5 Check one off the list! Complete a Learner one-time action and you'll earn 5 points.  
Complete a Pro One-Time Action 10 Take a bigger step! Complete a Pro one-time action and you'll earn 10 points.  
Complete a Leader One-Time Action 15 Reach new heights! Complete a Leader one-time action and you'll earn 15 points.  
Post to Your Feed 5 Celebrate your success and inspire other participants! You’ll receive 5 points for posting to your feed each day. You’re welcome to post as many times per day as you wish, but you’ll only receive 5 points per day for posting.  
Answer a Reflection Question 5 Take some time to reflect on your actions and the impacts they make. You'll receive 5 points for each reflection you post to your feed.  
Recruit Participants 5 Engage your friends, family, coworkers and community in the Challenge! You'll receive 5 points for every person you invite who joins an existing team.  
Complete Actions Assessment (points per action marked) 1 Get some extra points for sharing what you're already doing to help the planet! You'll receive a 1-point bonus for every action you mark as something that you already do (e.g. brushing your teeth without running water). Of course, we value your honesty!  
Credit Someone for a Referral 1 Say thanks - and earn some points! You'll receive a 1-point bonus during registration for crediting the person who referred you to the Challenge.