Amanda Chou was the first place winner of Project Green Dorms Makeover Contest a back-to-school resource to help students across the US move from conventional to conscious living lifestyles created by Teens Turing Green. The contest invited students 18 and older to curate their version of the ultimate green dorm room or living space on Pinterest! Each Pinterest board had to contain between 25 to 50 eco items with a brief description of what makes each item green or eco-friendly. The Green Dorm contest ran from August 1 through September 3. A team of esteemed judges juried the entries and selected first, second, and third place winners! The Grand Prize included a many wonderful eco and sage products including OMI’s Organic Pillows, Eco Wool Comforter, and beautiful 1 1/2 inch Eco Wool Topper.
Here is a link to the interview with Amanda Chou as she explains how she has gone green and about her quest to encourage others to join her.
Project Green Dorm is a segway into Project Green Challenge, were students from across the country compete in simple daily challenges that demonstrate just how fun, accessible, and effective environmentally and socially responsible living can be. The grand prize winner will receive many prizes from retailers such as eBay Green, The Container Store, Whole Foods Market, and many more including OMI. OMI wanted to be sure that the winner was sleeping healthy and contributed a Midori Twin Mattress, 1.5″ Wooly, Comforter and Organic Cotton Pillow.
Join the challenge NOW! Challenge started October 1st and there is still time to enter and win!