Eco-Crafters -- Are You Skilled At Repurposing Trash Into Treasures?

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Greenwala, the online green social network, recently posted an article asking creative crafters to share details on any repurposed fashion items that you've created: http://www.greenwala.com/community/blogs/all/1276-Creative-Crafters-Share-Details-About-Your-Repurposed-Fashion-Projects

Well, if anyone out there has a project that they're particularly proud of, please e-mail me via Greenwala with a brief description of your creation (along with a photo of it if available) and I'll feature it along with many other community creations in an upcoming DIY Fashion post.

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I also want to let everyone know that Greenwala is running quite a few fun green themed contests, but one in particular sounds especially cool.

Hewlett Packard (HP) is sponsoring a "Choose To Re-Use" contest.

All you need to do is just upload a photo of the most creative reuse of something you would have otherwise trashed. The most unique one could win a new HP 110 XP Notebook and a Deskjet D2660 printer!

Just sign up on www.greenwala.com (fast, free, and a tree will be planted in your honor via the non-profit group "Trees For The Future").

Then, use this link to enter the contest:  http://www.greenwala.com/greenwala_contests/all/5-Choose-to-Reuse-Sponsored-by-Hewlett-Packard-HP)

Click the "Submit Entry" tab and upload a photo of something that you transformed into a new and innovative way!

I think that it's a fun contest and it's also for a great cause -- good luck!

 

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Comments (2)

mzzmishele writes: What a simple and fun contest! I was excited just to get ideas from the contest then felt myself inclined to enter it myself! Greenwala.com is such an amazing site even outside the contests for anyone and everyone. I'm going to tell all of my friends about it! Thanks!
Posted: 2:22 pm on July 21st
AnitaQ writes: Wow this is so cool! I am going to have to find something in my house that I've re-used and enter this contest! I'm so amazed at the creative people on the site who have entered the contest. Thanks for the post!
Posted: 8:04 pm on July 16th
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