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ANNOUNCING: Our Green Halloween Contest Winners

Posted By Mike Chino On November 3, 2008 @ 4:00 pm In Announcements,Green Design Competitions,Green Design Events | No Comments

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Drumroll please…..The results of this year’s Green Halloween Costume Contest [2] are in! We couldn’t be more pleased with the craft and creativity showcased by your Green Halloween submissions [3], so a big ‘Thank You’ to everyone who entered our contest. We received a toon of incredible entries that paired creative concepts with excellent use of recycled, reclaimed, and found materials, proving that green costumes are the most original, inventive, and funniest way to do Halloween. Read on for our costume contest winners…



Grand Prize: PLASTIC POISONED MERMAID

inhabitat green halloween costume contest, green halloween contest winners, inhabitat halloween contest, sustainable halloween costumes, green halloween costumes, halloween costume ideas, Plastic Poisoned Mermaid [4]This incredible pollution-poisoned mermaid costume was crafted from discarded plastic bags, items found around the house, and waste materials recovered by cleaning up the beach. Well done! [5]

Second Place: TREE AND LUMBERJACK

inhabitat green halloween costume contest, green halloween contest winners, inhabitat halloween contest, sustainable halloween costumes, green halloween costumes, halloween costume ideas, Tree And Lumberjack [6]
We love how this creative costume recounted the unfortunate saga of the tree sitters preserving UC Berkeley’s Redwoods. [7]

Third Place: CARDBOARD ROBOT

inhabitat green halloween costume contest, green halloween contest winners, inhabitat halloween contest, sustainable halloween costumes, green halloween costumes, halloween costume ideas, Cardboard Robot [8]

The excellent use of recycled cardboard boxes, low-VOC paints and eco-friendly adhesives cemented this great grey robot’s place in our hearts. [9]

Runner Up: PROTESTING POLAR BEAR

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Polar bears deserve a say in their environment too! [11]

Runner Up: FOREST NYMPH

inhabitat green halloween costume contest, green halloween contest winners, inhabitat halloween contest, sustainable halloween costumes, green halloween costumes, halloween costume ideas, Tree = Wood Nymph [12]This wood nymph crafted her excellent costume out of leaves, sticks, and pine cones – bio-degradable materials that can simply be composted after Halloween. [13]We’d like to add that this talented lady is also the mother of our grand prize winner for the Inhabitots contest [14]. Check out her awesome Garden Gnome costume on Inhabitots > [14]

Our tremendous thanks go out to everyone who participated in this year’s competition – we applaud your DIY ingenuity, skill, and creativity! Here’s a few more of our favorite entries:

Lisa Nowak the crazy astronaut, inhabitat green halloween costume contest, green halloween contest winners, inhabitat halloween contest, sustainable halloween costumes, green halloween costumes, halloween costume ideas [15]The cloth-diapered crazy astronaut Lisa Nowak [16]

Wind Farmer [17]A wind Farmer! [18]

The Flintstones [19]An adorable crew of Flintstones tots. [20]

Garden Gnome KidThis Green Garden Gnome costume won first prize in the Inhabitots Halloween Contest [14]

Snaily KidsThis costume idea is brilliant, and the art-direction is priceless as well [21]

Where's Mike?Happy Halloween from Inhabitat! [22]


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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/11/03/inhabitat-green-halloween-contest-winners/ih_greenhalloweencontestbig1/

[2] Green Halloween Costume Contest: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/10/31/green-halloween-costume-contest-deadline-tonight/

[3] showcased by your Green Halloween submissions: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/11/02/vote-for-green-halloween-costume-winners/

[4] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-content/plugins/falbum/wp/album.php?album=72157608560132096&page=1&photo=2992670573

[5] This incredible pollution-poisoned mermaid costume was crafted from discarded plastic bags, items found around the house, and waste materials recovered by cleaning up the beach. Well done!: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/2992670573/in/set-72157608560132096/

[6] Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/2991509489/

[7] We love how this creative costume recounted the unfortunate saga of the tree sitters preserving UC Berkeley’s Redwoods.: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/2991509489/in/set-72157608560132096/

[8] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-content/plugins/falbum/wp/album.php?album=72157608560132096&page=1&photo=2991508615

[9] The excellent use of recycled cardboard boxes, low-VOC paints and eco-friendly adhesives cemented this great grey robot’s place in our hearts.: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/2991508615/in/set-72157608560132096/

[10] Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/2991508473/

[11] Polar bears deserve a say in their environment too!: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/2991508473/in/set-72157608560132096/

[12] Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/2991512229/

[13] This wood nymph crafted her excellent costume out of leaves, sticks, and pine cones – bio-degradable materials that can simply be composted after Halloween. : http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/2991512229/in/set-72157608560132096/

[14] grand prize winner for the Inhabitots contest: http://www.inhabitots.com/2008/11/03/announcingthe-green-halloween-winners/

[15] Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/2992357934/

[16] The cloth-diapered crazy astronaut Lisa Nowak: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/2992357934/in/set-72157608560132096/

[17] Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/2992361614/

[18] A wind Farmer!: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/2992361614/in/set-72157608560132096/

[19] Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/2994561874/

[20] An adorable crew of Flintstones tots.: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/2994561874/in/set-72157608560132096/

[21] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-content/plugins/falbum/wp/album.php?album=72157608427748104&page=1&photo=2991509397

[22] Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/2998368470/

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