December 5, 2008 UPDATE:  It’s official — our two lucky winners are Ronda G. and Joanne S.  Thanks to all for participating.  Everyone can be a winner at Blue Avocado when you use their special discount code: blogluv5 to receive a 5% discount on orders over $60.

The Blue Avocado Giveaway is Closed, but be sure to check out our current Great Green Giveaways listed in the middle column of this page. original post follows:

Make your move to eco chic reusable bags, or give them as wonderful holiday gifts. Compliments of Blue Avocado, two lucky readers will each receive a unique and innovative shopping bag kit, made from beautiful recycled materials. Available in three stylish colors; winners get to pick their favorite shade.


  • First Prize:  the Cool Kit replaces 13 plastic shopping bags, ($44.99, pic above). 


  • Second Prize:  the Ready Kit replaces 9 plastic shopping bags, ($24.99, pic above).
    Each prize includes free shipping to anywhere in the U.S.

TO ENTER: STEP 1 & 2 – first, visit Blue Avocado and check out their eco chic shopping kits. Then enter a comment on this post telling us why you’d like to win this Great Green Giveaway.

STEP 3 – Prize notification – is via email so be sure to add the following address to your email address book: m at

Entries must be received by 12n (ET), Fri, December 5.

Random Drawing takes place on Friday, December 5, 2008. Two lucky winners will be notified by email. (Don’t forget to add: m at to your address book.) Winners need to reply to notification within 24 hours in order to claim their individual prize, otherwise their offer is null and void. The 2 winners’ names will also be included on this post.

Thanks for reading The Alternative Consumer — start clicking, and good luck! (One entry per person.)  AltCon runs contests and giveaways all time so subscribe to our RSS feed to stay updated.

Related: previously on altCon (11.13.08)
blue avocado’s coordinated collection of reusable shopping bags