What is the goal?
The Earth Day Challenge is a fun competition to see who can lose the most CO2. Every pound of CO2 you reduce equals one point. Earn points to win prizes. Every household that earns 5,000 points will be entered into the drawing for the Grand Prize and will have a shot at other prize categories.
How do I play?
Create an account at
Join a new "Team" or "Community Group" or make your own and invite your friends
Pick actions you want to take before Earth Day that add up to 5,000 points or more
Take action and track your progress at
shiftfoco.com to earn points and prizes
What are the prizes?
The winner of each category will get to pick one of the prize options for that category.
You must live in Fort Collins or be employed by a Fort Collins business to qualify for prizes.
Grand Prize Drawing (Any household that earns 5,000 points or more between January 6th - April 22nd 2021 at midnight will be entered. One household will be the winner.)
1-year of free curbside pickup composting from a local composting business
$200 gift card to a Fort Collins grocery store of your choice
$200 gift card to a Fort Collins bicycle shop of your choice
Top Household (Whichever household account earns the most points between January 6th - April 22nd 2021 at midnight will win)
Zero Waste Kit
Home Energy Efficiency Kit
"Shift Your Ride" Kit
Top Team (Whichever "Team" on Shiftfoco.com earns the most collective points between January 6th - April 22nd 2021 at midnight will win)
$20 NoCo Nosh gift cards for each member of the team -
Maximum of 25
Team of the Month (Each month there will be a team leaderboard. Whichever "Team" earns the most collective points for that month will win)
What happened last year?Your actions last year contributed to reducing
488 tons of CO2 community-wide! That's the equivalent of taking 105 cars off the road for one year, a big impact. We want you to help us make an impact on our climate action goals again and that's why we've quadrupled our goal for reducing emissions this year to 1,000 tons of CO2. This is ambitious, but we think Fort Collins can do it and we're going to need your help to get there! If you took actions last year they will remain as "complete" in
What about all the actions I took last year?
shiftfoco.com and are something to be proud of. However, your progress last year will not contribute toward your 5,000 point goal for 2021. This is because we want everyone to challenge themselves each year to take their climate action to the next level.
What's new this year?
Multiple prize options and prize categories
Monthly opportunities to connect with other sustainability change agents in the community
Unique prizes for CSU students sponsored by ASCSU