PIN TO WIN THE #FAIRTUESDAY PINTEREST CONTEST

  • Jonit Bookheim
  • 15 Nov, 2013

What does your perfect ethical shopping spree look like? A box of ethically sourced tea from India with a side of chocolate from Madagascar?  A knit scarf from Peru and recycled stationery from Cambodia? Lots-a-Mata fair trade clothing and handmade jewelry?

Well, you could have that spree for free!  The companies behind Fair Tuesday (the ethical alternative to Black Friday) have teamed up to provide some amazing prize packages, and all you have to do to win is pin!

Pin away to show us your wish list of favorite ethically-produced items for a chance to win a full basket of fair goodies for the holidays, worth over $700.  What could be more exciting than that?  How about a panel of celebrity judges including Lauren Conrad, Hannah Skvarla, Haylie Duff, Rhea Alexander and our very own Maureen Dunn.  So Maureen maybe doesn’t have quite the celebrity status of the other judges, but she did make a skirt that’s been on two TV shows (here & here).  Regardless, nobody is as passionate about ethically-made products as Maureen, and she’s thrilled to be judging such a fun contest on such an esteemed panel.  They will select one grand prize winner and five runners-up on Fair Tuesday (December 3, 2013).

Pin away so we can see what your perfect ethical world looks like!

Here are the rules:

  1. Enter before November 27.
  2. Follow Fair Tuesday on Pinterest.
  3. Create a board called “Fair Holiday Gifts” & post a link to your board in the comments of this blog post.
  4. Fill your board with at least 15 pins of fair trade items. At least 5 of those pins must be from Fair Tuesday partners.
  5. Add the hashtag #FairTuesday to each pin, with a description of why the item would make a great gift or who it’s perfect for (your sister, teacher, grandpa, etc.).

Check out the prizes!!

GRAND PRIZE: Mata Traders Cupcake dress and Crown Point Necklace, One Mango Tree Convertible Bucket Bag, Sambazon Wood Bowl & Spoon, Recipe Book, Açaí Seed Necklace and Case of Freshies, Numi Tea World Of Tea Collection, Greenola Style Chadwick Hat, The Little Market Alpaca Knit Beanie, Rising Tide Fair Trade Thembela Shoulder Tote, Nakate Brown Songa Necklace, Azizi LIfe Teardrop Basket and a Woven Bowls Set, One Degree South Diani Necklace in Ice.

5 RUNNERS-UP: Mata Traders Sylvia blouse and Rule the Roost earrings, Sambazon Açaí Seed Necklace and Bracelet (alternatives: Sambazon Wood Bowl and Spoon, Sambazon Recipe Book, Sambazon Case of Freshies, Sambazon Etched Drinking glass), One Mango Tree Everyday Hobo (alternatives: One Mango Tree napkin set, One Mango Tree Apron, One Mango Tree Scarf), Numi Tea Holiday Tea, Greenola Style El Greco Earrings and Nakate Muwanvu Treeless Paper Necklace in Banana (only the first runner-up), Azizi LIfe Banana Twin Purse and Two Woven Bowls or Woven Bowl and Banana Leaf Placemat and one of the following: One Degree South Rainbow Drop Earrings, Black and Red Fishbone Earrings, Upendo Bracelet in Ice, Toggle Bracelet in Aqua/Gold, Tana Turquoise Stone Bracelet.

*Official rules: This contest runs from 8am AM ET on November 6, 2013 to 11.59PM ET on November 27, 2013 and is open to individuals who, at the time of entry, are legal residents of the United States and are 18 years or older. One grand prize winner and five runners-up will be selected by the panel of judges (Lauren Conrad, Hannah Skvarla, Haylie Duff, Rhea Alexander and Maureen Dunn). The prizes are described above and are valued at at least $700 for the grand prize winner, and $230 for the runners-up. The winners will be contacted within two weeks after November 27, 2013.

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