Take a look at the devastation of Houston after Hurricane Ike.
Then check out details on "The Recycle Ike Contest- Houston’s Wood Debris Recycling Contest" at the following links:
Rules & Regulations: http://recycleike.com/RulesRegulations/tabid/400/Default.aspx
The intention of this contest is to:
* Broaden awareness of green debris recycling;
* Generate and publicize examples of ways to reduce green house gases through recycling green waste;
* Produce a creative, innovative way to reuse materials left by Hurricane Ike;
* Identify proposals that make the largest impact.
Any recycling ideas and information should be submitted on the “Participate” page at Recycle Ike by Midnight October 31, 2008 in order to receive a Participant Number. All final proposals must be submitted by Midnight November 14, 2008.
According to an email I received, the contest is open to all interested parties worldwide, regardless of age, discipline, or professional status. Here is what participants stand to win.
1st Place = $10,000
2nd Place = $5,000
3rd Place = $2,500
Let's go for it!