Weekly EcoChallenge

 interesting COVID-Safe activities that anyone can do to become more educated about the environment.

Hey lovelies  The Weekly EcoChallenge is currently on a break as we prepare for our Women of Color Project this month. But no worries, it will resume soon! 

Complete all the activities for 4 consecutive weeks for a chance to win a prize! 

January Winner:

 Sameera Hossain 

This Month's prize 

Pending... Please check back in a few days for our prize update

Week of 2/1/21

The impact of Fast Fashion on the enviroment

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Prove that you've completed the challenge by emailing growthforgreen@gmail.com with your research and your opinion on fast fashion. Whether you are supportive or against it, we want to hear it all! 

1.

Watch these videos about the Fast Fashion Industry 

*The Problem With Fast Fashion

*The Life Cycle of A t-shirt 

2.

Read about these alternatives to Fast Fashion 

6 Easy And Fantastic Alternatives To Fast Fashion

3.

Research about the supply chain of a certain fashion brand to determine how ethical they are (don't limit to affordable brands, a lot of high end brands have unethical supply line too!) 

* Try https://goodonyou.eco

Past Eco Challenges

1.

LEARN ABOUT OIL SPILLS: 

 

Reading This Article about oil spills from noaa.gov

2.

Watch this video about the largest oil spill in history "The Deep Horizon Oil spill"  and the impact on marine life 10 years later 

3.

Read this short article on "How does oil impact marine life?" from noaa.gov

4.

Optional: do further research on your own 

1.

SUSTAINABILITY IN SCHOOLS

Read this blog about "Sustainability in Schools" 

2.

Do further research about what your school is doing to reduce its carbon footprint 

3.

Make a proposal to help your school to take one step further to become more sustainable 

4.

OPTIONAL: if you are feeling really confident about your proposal, email it to your school leader or environmentalist club advisor! Share with us a screenshot of what your wrote! 

1.

ALL ABOUT THE ARCTIC CIRCLE

 

Watch the Global Ice Viewer from Nasa

4.

Interesting solution: Refreeze the Arctic! 

EcoChallenge will be updated weekly. Come back next Monday for next week's challenge! 

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