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BACK TO SCHOOL GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win a HP Pavilion dv6 Laptop and Green Prize Package (Worth $1155!)
Posted By Diane Pham On August 23, 2011 @ 6:31 pm In back to school,carousel showcase,Contests,Features,Green Design Competitions | Comments Disabled
While no one likes to bid adieu to summer, if you’re a student gearing up  to go back to school , September couldn’t come sooner! New people, new classes, new possibilities – the excitement is building. If you’re a student who is looking for a fresh green approach to the start of the new school  year, you’re in luck, because Inhabitat is giving away a truly spectacular  bundle of eco-friendly school supplies that includes everything you need to shine bright all semester ! Worth a whopping $1155, our back to school prize package includes a HP Pavilion dv6 laptop with Windows 7 , a set of notebooks from ecosystem , a creative bundle from Behance , some sweet recycled newspaper pencils from TreeSmart , folders, tabs and more courtesy of Naked Binder , and a Voltaic  Converter Solar Backpack  to put all of it into! If you’re itching to get ahold of these fresh green school supplies , then follow the instructions below and enter today!
1. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER HERE > (If you are not already a subscriber). We’ll be announcing the winner in our weekly newsletter , so if you want to find out who won, you’ll need to receive it in order to claim your prize!
3. LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW and tell us how you plan to green your back-to-school routine this year.The deadline for this fabulous giveaway is August 23rd. We’ll pick the comment we like best and announce the winner in our newsletter , so make sure you’re signed up !
There’s nothing quite like renewable energy on-the-go, and Voltaic  makes solar power a stylish accessory with a hot lineup of solar-powered bags to charge your mobile gadgets. We’ve been impressed with Voltaic’s products from the get go, and with their ongoing efforts to amp up the sustainability factor in their bags like boosting the power and going to 100% post-consumer recycled PET plastic based fabrics . In this giveaway we’re giving one lucky reader a brand new Converter Backpack  . The Converter is a streamlined bag perfect for commuting and short trips, and with 4 Watts of power, it provides all you need to charge all your handheld electronics. A padded laptop sleeve and sizable front pocket will also provide you with what you need to keep your brand new HP Pavilion dv6 safe and cozy!
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Behance is one of our favorite sites on the web. It’s a fantastic forum for creatives from all walks to share their works — you can’t visit without walking away with a little bit of inspiration. The company recently launched their Action Method  system, a suite of products that synch up the web, your iPad, your mobile and good old-fashioned paper. Action’s paper products are beautifully designed and employ recycled paper. The winner of this awesome bundle will also receive a year’s subscription to Behance’s ProSite , where they can begin to build the portfolio and synch it up with Behance’s extensive network. Behance is also throwing in a copy of “Making Ideas Happen ” authored by founder Scott Belsky.
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These vibrant Moleskine-like ecosystem  notebooks and journals  are beautiful and simplistic, with the added bonus that they use 100% recycled paper! They’re clearly a smarter choice than notebooks that are made from new paper – in fact, ecosystem  has already saved (as of 2009) 3,046 full-grown trees, 1,299,751 gallons of water and 283,974 pounds of greenhouse gases. The winner of our Back to School Green Prize Package will receive 7 of these notebooks in various colors and sizes!
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Characterized by their “naked” natural-colored products , Naked Binder  believes that long life, strength, sustainability and beauty go hand-in-hand in the fight against a disposable society. Everything they use to manufacture and ship their products is either recycled or recyclable (mostly both). Naked is giving our lucky winner one Naked Binder, one Classic Binder, one Project Binder, tabs and folders.
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Headquartered in the beautiful Pacific Northwest United States, TreeSmart ’s pencils made from 100% recycled newspaper and are completely tree free. TreeSmart has developed a process that essentially “turns the paper back into wood” making the pencils just as hard and solid as wood. The barrels of these pencils are tightly rolled from torn strips of “yesterday’s news” and are as smooth and consistent as your traditional #2. The pencils also sharpen easily, but best of all remind us about the possibilities of recycling.
HP is a household name operating globally in more than 170 countries around the world. The company ranks as one of the “Best Global Green Brands”  (Interbrand) and it is committed to designing data centers around local energy with the Wynard data center  and the HP Eco-POD centers . Sustainability remains at the core of HP’s business strategy, and their launch of the EcoSolutions store  reflects continued strides to remove toxins from their products. Exclusively for students, HP is also offering special discounts in their HP Academy  store. Check out the site  for the best back to school deals!
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 student gearing up: http://inhabitat.com/top-6-eco-friendly-bookbags-to-carry-back-to-class/
 back to school: http://inhabitat.com/top-6-must-have-green-supplies-for-back-to-school/
 school: http://inhabitat.com/6-exceptional-eco-schools/
 truly spectacular: http://inhabitat.com/9-green-architecture-student-projects-that-make-the-grade/
 shine bright all semester: http://www.ecouterre.com/14-eco-chic-back-to-school-clothing-accessories-for-grownups/
 HP Pavilion dv6 laptop with Windows 7: http://www.shopping.hp.com/webapp/series/category/notebooks/dv6t_series/3/computer_store
 ecosystem: http://ecosystemlife.com/
 Behance: http://www.behance.net/
 TreeSmart: http://inhabitat.comtreesmart.com
 Naked Binder: http://www.nakedbinder.com/
 Voltaic : http://www.voltaicsystems.com/
 Converter Solar Backpack: http://www.shareasale.com/m-pr.cfm?merchantID=20018&userID=174698&productID=473892154
 fresh green school supplies: http://inhabitat.com/back-to-school-roundup-green-your-academic-year/
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 100% post-consumer recycled PET plastic based fabrics: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/02/23/voltaic-to-use-post-consumer-plastic/
 Action Method: http://www.actionmethod.com/#paper
 ProSite: http://prosite.com/
 Making Ideas Happen: http://www.amazon.com/Making-Ideas-Happen-Overcoming-Obstacles/dp/159184312X
 ecosystem: http://ecosystemlife.com/about/?PHPSESSID=6c169a4ba0d56673c75c3dbf291fce03
 notebooks and journals: http://inhabitat.com/2010/08/10/ecosystem-100-recycled-paper-notebooks-in-vibrant-colors/
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 natural-colored products: http://inhabitat.com/2010/08/13/naked-binders-are-made-of-100-recycled-content/
 TreeSmart : http://www.treesmart.com/
 HP: http://hp.force.com/external/hpacademy
 “Best Global Green Brands”: http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/environment/index.html
 Wynard data center: http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/globalcitizenship/environment/education/eco-videos42.html
 HP Eco-POD centers: http://h17007.www1.hp.com/us/en/whatsnew/june/060611-3.aspx
 EcoSolutions store: http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/environment/ecosolutions/index.html
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