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Convenient Truths Contest Announces New International Prize Category!

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Author: the Inkslinger

This just in from Jeff McIntire-Strasburg at Treehugger.com…

While working to lower your personal carbon footprint is a reward in itself, the winners of Treehugger and Seventh Generation's Convenient Truths contest will receive considerably more than a warm, fuzzy feeling for their videos: the grand prize winner receives an all expense paid eco-tour for two to an Alaskan Wildlife Refuge (from Alaska Wildland Adventures), travel gear (from Patagonia), and carbon offsets (from DriveNeutral). The number two spot earns a green home makeover (from ecohome improvement), green household products (from Seventh Generation), and a full year of carbon neutrality (also from DriveNeutral), and third place snags solar bicycles (from Therapy Products), solar backpacks (from Voltaic) and a Zipcar membership.

This week, another prize package was added to the mix: the GLOBE Foundation of Canada and EPIC Vancouver have joined forces with Convenient Truths helping create the EPIC International Prize. This award will go to the contest video that:

...best address issues of conscious consumerism and its relationship to climate change. Videos can discuss various components of daily life including transportation, home and garden, clothing, work, recreation, etc., and in this, the subsequent actions being taken to reduce one's carbon footprint.
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Inspire Everyone On Earth To Chill Out!

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Author: the Inkslinger

Psssst. Over here…



Look at this! Check it out…


What do you see in the magic left hand column? It’s a new blinky button! For our new contest with Treehugger. Go ahead. Click it. (You know you want to.) It won’t bite.

Then grab your video camera. Harness your creative muse. Wake up your inner Spielberg. Make a short mini-movie about the practical, easy, and inspired ways you’ve found to reduce your carbon emissions and make the planet a cooler place.

Then follow the directions for submitting your film. Bingo! You’re a contestant.You could win! Except that by the mere act of entering you’ve already won the grandest prize of all: You’ve inspired everyone to follow your lead and save the world.

How cool is that?

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