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iPath Shoes – 3 Great Green Giveaways

UPDATE:  It’s official – Congratulations to our 3 lucky winners:  Jeremy H., Annette D. and Tiffany W.  Thanks to iPath, and everyone for entering.  Stay on the green path, don’t forget to checkout our latest Giveaway. (original post follows…)

We’re very happy to announce that this Great Green Giveaway is sponsored by, an innovative supplier of men’s skateboard apparel and footwear.


Since their inception in 1999, IPATH has been carving a green path and supporting environmental sustainability for the benefit of present and future generations of skateboarders.  They’re proud to offer footwear and apparel made of alternative materials such as hemp and organic cotton, and are on a never ending quest to create the best products possible, while striving to maintain a low carbon footprint on the planet.

3 Winners, 3 Prizes – Each winner gets to pick their favorite style from the following, which are all made of hemp uppers:

  • Cat: ($80)
  • Cricket: ($72)
  • Reed – Kenny Reed’s pro model, ($74)

To Enter, simply:

  • check out the iPATH Team and find your favorite style.
  • Then leave a comment on this post, answering the following 2 questions: “What’s the latest way you try to conserve/reduce/recycle/keep-it-green in your own life?” and Which IPATH style is your favorite?
  • Add the following address to your email address book: m at

Three winners will be selected in our Random Drawing, and notified by email. Contest ends Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 11:59p (EST). Winners have 24 hours to claim their prize, or offer is null and void. Winners’ names will also be included on this post. Giveaway includes free shipping, anywhere in the USA.

*One entry per person.
*EXTRA CREDIT If you have your own blog, you can post about the giveaway with a link back to this giveaway post. To make sure we know, you can come back and leave a comment with a link to your blog post. If you Twitter, you can tweet about the giveaway (once per day), and be sure to refer to @altCon, and leave a comment linking to the status. You can also receive additional entries 3 more ways: subscribe to our RSS feed, follow us on Twitter or friend us on FaceBook. (If you’re already a subscriber, just enter a comment to let us know.) Time’s ticking, so start clicking – good luck!

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Friday, October 16, 2009

messenger bag made from recycled truck tire


Is the highway of your life strewn with blown out truck tires and debris?  Why not pack all your gizmos, gadgets and paperwork in a big roomy, waterproof messenger bag created from the remains of one of those very same truck tires.  The Blow Out Messenger Bag, which is designed to last a lifetime, is largely made from recycled bomber truck tire inner tubes.

$140 @

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360 Vodka debuts 2 flavors

When we noticed 360 Vodka at eco-luxe we made a beeline for their display, natch.


Already familiar with the brand, we had the opportunity to check out the rollout of their first-ever, flavored vodkas – Chocolate and Cola.   Not usually fans of off-the-shelf flavored drinks, we were a bit skeptical, but two sips later, we were pleasantly surprised.  The 360 Double Chocolate was delicious, and the Cola was not too sweet; both delivered the requisite, smooth buzz.  more about this 4-times distilled and 5-times filtered American vodka @ (UPDATE: link removed)

Related: previously on altCon
360 Vodka – the next step in green, (7.23.07)

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