Sun Chips Giveaway: Green Effect Contest

Time for a little bragging! Recently, I joined Weight Watchers Online and I have been trying REALLY hard to lose some weight. Guess what? I am down 6 pounds!!! Considering I only have 12 to lose, I am half-way there! Whoo hoo!

I have been diligently following the Points system at Weight Watchers, but one of my weaknesses is potato chips. As I was contemplating which sandwich to purchase at Subway, I was introduced to Sun Chips.  These chips are 30% less fat than the regular potato chip, 18 grams of whole grain per serving and they are tasty, too!

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Besides the obvious health benefits, there is another reason to love Sun Chips!  Right now, Sun Chips has partnered with National Geographic to launch the “Green Effect Contest” – a national intiative where consumers can submit their ideas on how to make their communities green for the chance to win $20,000 to make that green dream a reality. Hurry!  Your ideas need to be entered by June 8th!

Check out this video to see what steps Sun Chips is taking for a “greener” tomorrow!

To launch the Green Effect Contest, you can win your very own SunChips Prize Pack including TWO full size bags of Sun Chips and an Eco-Friendly tote bag (shown below)!

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How to Enter:

1.  Tell me what YOU would do with $20,000 to make a “greener” tomorrow!

Additional entries (please leave each entry as a separate comment):

1.  Blog about this contest and link to The Not-So-Blog.

2.  Follow me on Twitter and tweet this giveaway.

3.  Subscribe to my blog.

4.  Become a Fan of The Not-So-Blog on Facebook.

Contest ends at 11:59pm CST on June 1st, 2009.  Prizes not claimed in 72 hours will be forfeited.  U.S. Residents only.

Comments

  1. John Carr says:

    I would install double insulated windows and insolate the water heater.

  2. Justine says:

    With $20,000 to make a greener tomorrow, I would educated the school children around here and tell them they can make a difference! I would make sure all schools had full recycling facilities and used little packaging…

  3. I’d help my kids’ school set up recycling and energy efficient appliances and lights

  4. I would try to make my whole household more ‘green’ with better appliances, cleaning products, etc.

  5. kathy pease says:

    i would buy all energy saver appliances and probably put in a more efficient heating system :)oooooooh and change all my windows to more efficient ones

  6. kathy pease says:

    subscriber

  7. I would start a community garden where everyone in the neighborhood can spend time together growing vegetables and herbs and lovely plants!

  8. I would set up recycling and composting at our school.

  9. Jennifer Jozwiak says:

    i would get more energy efficient appliances and a good bike to get around.

  10. Renee Turner says:

    If I had $20,000 to make a greener tomorrow, I would redo my home with green appliances, windows, ect.

  11. Jessica says:

    I would invest in Energy Efficient applicances and solar power panels for my home.

  12. Jessica says:

    I’m a subscriber

  13. Jessica says:

    I’m a Facebook Fan.

  14. I would insulate my home and replace inefficient appliances.

  15. I would create an organic community garden!

  16. I would use it towards creating a community garden.

  17. Heather C says:

    I’d install some solar panels in as many places as possible.

  18. jennifer miller says:

    solar panels for the house. buy more tupperware to reuse…buy those reusable baggies for my daughter.

  19. Donna K says:

    I would put a windmill and solar panels on my house.

  20. Donna K says:

    subscriber

  21. Charlene Kuser says:

    I would donate it to recycling plants

  22. Charlene Kuser says:

    I am a subscriber