Grateful Giveaways #9: iGo Green Electronics

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Each year, vampire power — which is the energy drawn from devices that are plugged in but are not in use — wastes 10 billion dollars in the U.S. alone.

iGo would like to help fathers everywhere go green and save green with their line of iGo Green electronics, which reduces Vampire Power by up to 85 percent.

I’ve known about vampire power and how it wastes electricity and money for a couple years now, but I’ll admit that trying to remember to turn off our power strips each night feels like just one more thing when I’m already exhausted and ready for bed. I love that the Power Smart Wall outlet detects idle electronics for you, shutting down the outlet automatically to avoid vampire power usage.

Plus, iGo products also use an intelligent tip technology, which allows one charger to power/charge hundreds of brands and thousands of models of mobile electronic devices by using interchangeable tips. By using one charger for multiple products, it significantly minimizes electronic waste.

As someone who regularly replaces laptop cords because they’ve gotten bent and broken, I’m pretty sure the wall charger was designed just for me, not just for the energy savings, but also for the 90-degree plug that keeps the cord from getting broken as well as the changeable tips that will let me use the same charger even when I replace my current laptop!

One lucky Life Your Way reader will win an iGo Green Power Pack valued at $100, including:

  • Slim Laptop Wall Charger
  • Power Smart Wall with iGo Green Technology
  • iGo Green bag with a Vampire Power Sucks t-shirt and garlic stress ball to keep those vampires away

Entry is simple! You just need to answer the question below by leaving a comment on this site! You can even gain up to 3 bonus entries for doing each additional item listed (just make sure that you leave one entry for each one — up to a total of 4 comments). As a reminder, comments left on Facebook, Twitter or other posts will not be included.

REQUIRED ENTRY:

1. Visit iGo. Then come back and tell me which product you like best.

BONUS ENTRIES:

1. Follow Life Your Way in a reader or via e-mail updates.

2. Follow Life Your Way on Facebook or Twitter.

3. Follow iGo on Facebook.

This giveaway will remain open until 11:59 p.m. EDT, Friday, May 27, 2011. Any comments left after this cut-off will not be counted. The winner will be selected randomly and will be notified via email within 48 hours after the close of the contest.

This giveaway is part of the Grateful Giveaways Event being hosted by myself and 11 other bloggers. You can increase your chances of winning this prize (as well as all of the others on this site), by visiting each of them and entering the same way as you did here. You have plenty of time to get to all of them, since the contest will be open for five full days.

As one final reminder, you will want to check out the terms of the giveaway by visiting the Grateful Giveaways: Celebrating a Season of Giving Facebook page. Just click on the Terms tab on the left side of the page. (Note that by entering this contest, you agree that you have read the terms and are eligible to enter this contest).

Disclosure: I received the same gift package that the winner will be receiving to facilitate my review. I did not receive any compensation to write this post. The opinions are all mine!

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