SXSW ECO Invites You to Show Them Your Green

SXSW ECO Invites You to Show Them Your Green

sxsw-ecoAustin, TX will once again be at the cutting edge of the green movement when it hosts the first SXSW Eco “Sustainability Goes Viral” short film contest on October 7th.

“Sustainability Goes Viral” looks to attract the most entertaining, fun, informative, and must-see videos – you know, the ones you send to your friends – addressing the topic of sustainability. Videos can be dramatic, comedic, mockumentary, or documentary – but they must be 5 minutes or less in length and they must have been produced after January 1, 2012.

PGA Green’s own Rachael Joy (TV shows “It’s Easy Being Green”, “Joined For Life”) will be one of the judges of the competition and says she’s excited to see what people come up with.

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PGA Green Habitat Builds R Good for the Soul

habitat_group_2012“As producers, we tend to be in our head so much,” bemoaned Amanda Scarano Carter, Chair of PGA Green West. “It’s very empowering to jackhammer rocks, build scaffolding and put up siding on a roof.”

Really? Safe to say, most producers might list a number of other ways to decompress that don’t include power tools, but speak to any PGA member who’s volunteered for a Habitat for Humanity home build (open to all PGA members) and you’ll find a similar story about a lot of dirt, sore muscles, but a happy heart.

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