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August 23, 2008

Sustainable is Good Back to School Giveaway

act2 GreenSmart Back to School Giveaway WINNER ANNOUNCED:

Amy, an Interior Design student at Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, CO is our giveaway winner.

Her winning list of favorite green items was:

1) Kleen Kanteen--great enviro-friendly way to stay hydrated in Colorado
2) Trader Joe's reusable grocery bags--colorful & fun, too
3) My two legs, which I use whenever possible to avoid driving
4) Cork flooring, which I'm interested in learning more about
5) Any potential substitute for vinyl wall covering--ubiquitous in commercial design--I know we can invent something better!

Thanks to all who entered!

As students all over the country are getting ready to go back to school or in some cases are already back in school we've put together a great sustainable back to school giveaway.  This giveaway is for students of all kinds: college, high school, continuing ed, and K-8 (parents please submit entry).

Sustainable is Good is giving away two (2) fantastic sustainable bags from act2 GreenSmart.  These bags are brand new for 2008 and just came out on the market.  The bags are made from 100% recycled plastic bottles rPET plastic.  They are stylish and a great way to carry all your stuff around. 

The giveaway is for two bags one large bag - the act2 GreenSmart Horizontal Messenger bag in the color Stone (a very nice gray) and one smaller bag, the Shoulder Pouch bag in Olive (a very nice green color).

act2 GreenSmart is a California-based company who makes a variety of bags from rPET plastic.  The smaller Shoulder Pouch bag uses 5 16oz PET plastic bottles to make and its production saves over 3400 btu or 1kWh of energy which is enough to power a laptop computer for 40 hours.  The larger Horizontal Messenger bag uses 30 16oz PET plastic bottles to make and saves over 20,000 but or 5.9 kWh of energy, enough to power a laptop computer for 236 hours!

For more information on act2 GreenSmart bags visit their website.

How to enter

The contest is open to students only.  Email us with the subject "Giveaway" and tell us the school or college you attend and tell us five (5) green products you find interesting or like to use.  Thats it. We'll pick a winner from the entries.

The contest runs until September 2nd.  We'll contact the winner by email and publish the winner's list on Sustainable is Good.

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Mary Jenkins

Darn..I just graduated. I'm doing some eco giveaways at my blog.. my curret one http://nowenteringmomville.blogspot.com/2008/08/giveaway-for-body-and-soul.html come on by!

english as a second language

I looooove trader joe's reusable bags. They're so colorful!

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