We're devoted to the home, and next month we plan to address the recent frustration over going green at home. We're calling it Green @ Home, and it's designed to be a month-long sharing across most of our sites of green moves/tips/solutions that you've implemented at home.
In return we've teamed up with Ecover to give the first 100 posted submissions a special green gift of their products. Interested in sharing? Read on...
Green @ Home
Starting today, we're collecting submissions from you of green moves, tips and solutions with supporting photographs that you've actually implemented at home. While many of these will be small ideas, we think that the total will be more than the sum of its parts and that by collecting a lot of ideas, new ideas will emerge.
Don't worry if it's a small green step, just pass on to us your Green Moves and show us what you've done!
In addition, we're going to be asking you to share your biggest green frustration and inspiration as well. We think venting is called for and so is remembering what first inspired us.
Being super aware of "green fatigue," "greenwashing" and "green overload" (see the great article in the NYTimes: That Buzz in Your Ear May Be Green Noise), we wanted to do something different and useful...
Deadline for submissions: Monday, July 21
June 30 - July 3, AT editors post their own green moves
July 7 - August 1, Reader submissions posted daily across AT, Ohdeedoh, Unplggd & Re-Nest
Rules: See below...
To help out, Ecover is going to give the first 100 of you that we post a small thank you gift (details to come) from their expanding line of top quality green products. By providing your full contact info in your completed submission, you will automatically be entered into this giveaway. Giveaway winners will be notified by August 8th to confirm that they are among the first 100.
How to Enter:
To enter the Green @ Home Giveaway, please submit below. Submissions will be posted from July 7th to August 1 and winners will be notified by August 8th.
Please, only one submission per person. Duplicate submissions will be discarded.
Winners must claim their prize within three business days after the date of notification of such prize. A Sweepstakes winner's failure to respond to the prize notification within the specified three business days will be considered such Sweepstakes winner's forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected from the pool of eligible entries. If an entrant is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may also be selected from the pool of eligible entries.
To enter, you must be a U.S. resident, age 18 or older to enter. Employees, partners and vendors of Apartment Therapy and their immediate family members are not eligible to enter. We will disqualify any entries that we believe are generated by scripts and other automated technology. When applicable, the winner may be required to execute and return within five business days an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability and Publicity Release to be eligible for the prize or an alternate winner will be selected.
All prizes will be awarded. No substitutions including for cash are permitted, except that Apartment Therapy reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater monetary value for any prize. Winners shall be responsible and liable for all federal, state and local taxes on the value of their prize. To receive a complete list of winners or a copy of the Official Sweepstakes Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Apartment Therapy, 22 Howard Street #4i, New York, NY 10013.