Drawdown EcoChallenge 2019

Thank you for participating!

Thank you to all who participated on Team SouthCoast in the Drawdown EcoChallenge!! We finished 8th in the world!

Continue thinking about the things you learned and the changes you made beyond the EcoChallenge because every action matters, even small ones.

If you enjoyed this EcoChallenge, consider joining us for the next one in July, focused on plastic-free living!


The Fairhaven Sustainability Committee invites friends and neighbors to join Team SouthCoast April 3–24 for the Drawdown EcoChallenge, a 21–day online engagement program aimed at reducing carbon and reversing global warming.

“The EcoChallenge is a fun way to reduce our carbon footprint and learn about how we can be more sustainable in the future,” says Fairhaven Sustainability Committee Chair Deirdre Healy. The Drawdown EcoChallenge is free, open to the public, and focused on simple, daily actions organized into seven categories ranging from food to transportation. The various actions offered are supported by carbon reduction solutions spotlighted in Drawdown, an all-ages book founded in meticulous research. You can find copies of Drawdown at the Millicent Library.

Participants will earn points for taking actions, which can be something as simple as spending some time walking outside daily, and can track and share their progress online.  The combination of collective action, camaraderie, and friendly competition makes change a little bit easier and a lot more fun.

Join Team SouthCoast in its effort to finish in the top 20 this year. Last year, Team SouthCoast finished 27th out of 768 teams internationally! The teams that score the most points during the EcoChallenge will win up to $2,500 in prizes.

For more information and to participate, please follow the Fairhaven Sustainability Committee Facebook page.