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5/6/10

Seventh Generation Giveaway!

As you all know from reading this blog, I'm a fan of all things "green" and environmental friendly. Although most of the time I focus on the food aspect of this, I do like for it to spread to all other aspects of my life and home as well!

Recently I contacted Seventh Generation to see if they would be interested in providing my wonderful readers with an opportunity to win some great cleaning products. They ever so graciously agreed, and sent me a package to try out and review, as well as providing you with the chance for my readers to win the same package!




I received my package a few days ago, which happened to be my housecleaning day, so I got started using them right away. The items I received were:

  • Disinfecting Multi-Surface
  • Disinfecting Bathroom
  • Disinfecting Wipes
  • Laundry Detergent - Free and Clear 32 oz
  • Liquid Fabric Softener - Free and Clear 40 oz
  • Dish Liquid
  • All-Purpose Cleaner
  • Auto-Dish Pacs
  • Glass Cleaner
  • Natural Paper Towels
  • Seventh Generation Recycled Bag
Let me just tell you, I love them all! The disinfectant spray has Thymol in it, which is a component of thyme oil. It is not considered "free and clear" because of the scent, but it dissipates quickly and it is really a pleasant smell (it basically makes the room smell like Thyme).  According to the Seventh Generation Website, the disinfecting products "kill over 99.99% of household germs, specifically: Influenza A, Salmonella enterica and Pseudomonas aeruginosa on hard, nonporous surfaces." Since I am not only a clean freak, but also a germ freak, this is especially important to me. I want to know that I am cleaning off my surfaces, but also disinfecting them for future use. 

 The variety of items I received allowed me to clean my whole house, leaving no surface untouched! I was a little hesitant to try the laundry detergent, since I normally have bad allergies to detergents, which makes me break out in hives, but I have had a great experience with that as well. I don't know that I would have tried the detergent on my own because of this allergy, but since I got it in my package I was more than happy to try it out. There are only a few detergents that don't make me break out, so I am glad that I have another (greener) option now, and I will definitely use it again in the future.


 I feel confident saying that I would recommend the Seventh Generation products, especially since they almost always have coupons available that can help to defer the expense. I am pleased that I was able to clean my whole house from top to bottom, and in the process I didn't feel like I was poisoning my family by using products that have so many added chemicals and "cleaning agents." I look forward to using these products again, and having my house be sparkling and clean in a non-chemically induced way!



Your Chance to Win It!


Enter To Win:

Join the Seventh Generation Nation newsletter, where you can also print off coupons for future purchases of Seventh Generation products! After you join, come back here and leave me a comment letting me know which of the products you'd like to try the most or which coupon you are most excited to try out!


Additional Entries (1 each):

1) Follow us on Google or Feedburner and then let me know you're a follower.

2) Follow us on our brand spankin' new Twitter account and leave me a comment letting me know you're a follower!

3) Blog about this contest on your own blog, and leave me a link to your post.

4) Tweet about this contest on your Twitter account, then leave a link to your tweet in the comments section (can be done once a day, but you need to come back and leave me a comment and link to your tweet each day).

Be sure to leave each entry in a different comment, and get them all in by midnight on May 14. I will then generate a number from random.org, and contact the winner (be sure to leave your email address in each entry!) The winner will have 48 hours to respond before I move on to the next winner!

Good luck to you all!

118 comments:

  1. The product I'm most excited to try is their new Disinfecting Multi-Surface cleaner!

    jewell330 at aim dot com

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  2. cdziuba@aol.com Joined the Seventh Generation Nation and I really would like to try their feminine products, especially the Chlorine-Free Maxi-Pads

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  3. tweeted http://twitter.com/cdziuba/status/13578165916

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  4. I am most excited to use the Save $1 on any one (1) Disinfecting Spray or Wipe coupon because I go through disinfecting spray very quickly!
    kkondek at gmail.com

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  5. I subscribe via google reader
    kkondek at gmail.com

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  6. Following on twitter @ktkatherine
    kkondek at gmail.com

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  7. Tweet 5/7 http://twitter.com/ktkatherine/status/13582523585
    kkondek at gmail.com

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  8. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    I WOULD LIKE TO TRY THEIR MULTI SURFACE DISENFECTING CLEANER

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  9. i joined the newsletter and i like the Chlorine Free Training Pants
    mvweno@roadrunner.com

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  10. I followed you on twitter. My name is hillbabygurl85.

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  11. I'm excited to try the natural paper towels. I've cut down on how many paper towels I use, but I'd like eco-friendly ones for the times when I do use them.

    nanuary16 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  12. I subscribe with Google Reader.

    nanuary16 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  13. I'm a follower on Twitter (clcmrb).

    nanuary16 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  14. I tweeted this contest.
    http://twitter.com/clcmrb/status/13622890456

    nanuary16 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  15. I want Natural 2X Concentrated Baby Laundry Liquid

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  16. The disinfecting wipes sound great to keep in the car.

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  17. I blogged about it http://justcallmecheap.blogspot.com/2010/05/seventh-generation-giveaway-at-just-add.html

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  18. I Join the Seventh Generation Nation newsletter. msmith572@yahoo.com

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  19. I follow you in Google reader. msmith572@yahoo.com

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  20. Blogged: http://stephie-stephsblog.blogspot.com/2010/05/seventh-generation-giveaway.html

    msmith572@yahoo.com

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  21. Tweet: http://twitter.com/samasam/status/13628704688

    msmith572@yahoo.com

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  22. I already subscribe to their newsletter, and I would like to try their Automatic Dishwashing Liquid.

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  23. I like the All purpose cleaner.
    hollywjones@hotmail.com

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  24. i've been on the newsletter mailing list for a while, and i have loved all the products i have tried. looking forward to trying out the laundry detergent. great give away!

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  25. I would be most excited to try their dish soap; as I wash all of my daughter's bottles by hand using regular dish soap & sometimes I worry that even though I wash them very thoroughly that I might be passing on chemical/cleaning agents that could be dangerous.

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  26. I would love to try the laundry detergent

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  27. I am most excited to try the fabric softener sheets.

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  28. I can always use cleaning prducts I have 6 kids and 8 grandkids and have to clean up plenty of messes. pepsi_mom_6@yahoo.com

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  29. Daily tweet: http://twitter.com/samasam/status/13664910264

    msmith572@yahoo.com

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  30. I would love to try the bathroom cleaner or dishwashing liquid.
    brewerchickey78@yahoo.com

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  31. I signed up for the 7th Generation Newsletter. I would like to try the bathroom cleaner because I don't like to use any chemical cleansers in the bathroom.
    hi_joan_elliott at hotmail dot com

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  32. Awesome blog and thanks for the giveaway!
    Would love, love, LOVE to win this!
    =]

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  33. I'd like to try the Natural Fabric Softener Sheets.

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  34. Daily tweet: http://twitter.com/samasam/status/13727481102

    msmith572@yahoo.com

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  35. I joined the newsletter and would love to try out the dishwashing soap.

    naturemanipulated AT hotmail DOT com

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  36. Margaret RichardsonMay 10, 2010 at 5:52 PM

    Joined the newsletter. I'd love to try the detergent.

    paisleyfox at gmail.com

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  37. Margaret RichardsonMay 10, 2010 at 5:53 PM

    Following on Google.

    paisleyfox at gmail.com

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  38. Margaret RichardsonMay 10, 2010 at 5:54 PM

    Following on Twitter. (paisley_fox)

    paisleyfox at gmail.com

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  39. I would love to try the bathroom disinfectant!

    muller508@comcast.net

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  40. I signed up for the seventh generation newsletter.
    Hannah C
    psychopathicpixie @ yahoo

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  41. I subscribed to your reader.
    Hannah C
    psychopathicpixie @ yahoo

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  42. Christie
    ropp(dot)5@wright(dot)edu

    I get their newsletter...and I love the disinfecting wipes.

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  43. Daily tweet: http://twitter.com/samasam/status/13787250368

    msmith572@yahoo.com

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  44. I subscribe to the Seventh Generation newsletter and can't wait to use the Save $1 when you buy any ONE (1) Baby Care Product coupon!

    rmglaughlin(at)gmail(dot)com

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  45. I subscribe with Google reader!

    rmglaughlin(at)gmail(dot)com

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  46. I follow you on your new Twitter account!
    @michrick8185

    rmglaughlin(at)gmail(dot)com

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  47. I tweeted this giveaway!

    http://twitter.com/Michrick8185/status/13789063443

    rmglaughlin(at)gmail(dot)com

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  48. I subscribed to seventh generation nation, and I'd love the disinfecting wipes! I make most of my own cleaners, but love to splurge on cleaning wipes! Thanks!

    hallieann1@live.com

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  49. I'm now an email subscriber! THanks!!

    hallieann1@live.com

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  50. I've been subscribed to their newsletter for a while, and have been wanting to try the Disinfecting Spray. I hate the strong chemical smell from normal sprays.

    aigcanada7 at hotmail dot com

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  51. I subscriber with google reader. ( dryer....)

    aigcanada7 at hotmail dot com

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  52. I signed up for the newsletter. I'd like to try their dish soap.

    rsbryswrrl at gmail dot com

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  53. I signed up for the news letter
    jonilynntaylor at gmail dot com

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  54. gfc follower
    jonilynntaylor at gmail dot com

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  55. twitter follower
    joni taylor
    jonilynntaylor at gmail dot com

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  56. Daily tweet: http://twitter.com/samasam/status/13848096720

    msmith572@yahoo.com

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  57. I am already seventh generation newsletter subscriber.

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  58. idahomom7 is following you on twitter

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  59. My daily tweet!

    http://twitter.com/Michrick8185/status/13858935708

    rmglaughlin at gmail dot com

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  60. would like to try the diapers the most

    cbrocious1984@gmail.com

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  63. I joined Seventh Generation Nation. I would love to try the White Flower & Bergamot Citrus Natural 2X Concentrated Laundry Liquid.

    tderosa142(at)gmail(dot)com

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  64. I am now following you on twitter.(terri142)

    tderosa142(at)gmail(dot)com

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  65. tweet!

    http://twitter.com/terri142/status/13903381059

    tderosa142(at)gmail(dot)com

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  66. I follow you with google friend connect.

    tderosa142(at)gmail(dot)com

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  67. Tweet!
    http://twitter.com/Michrick8185/status/13907869143

    rmglaughlin at gmail dot com

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  68. I would like to try the Liquid baby laundry detergent.

    Denise Bigley
    defrog@consolidated.net

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  69. Daily tweet: http://twitter.com/samasam/status/13916175387

    msmith572@yahoo.com

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  70. I subscribe to the newsletter and would love to give the cholorine free diapers a shot!
    kirbycolby at gmail dot com

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  71. I am a google follower (#13!).
    kirbycolby at gmail dot com

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  72. I follow you on twitter @Aerated
    kirbycolby at gmail dot com

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  73. tweet! thank you! http://twitter.com/Aerated/status/13923461548
    kirbycolby at gmail dot com

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  74. i'd really like to try the dish soap.
    crystal@volitek.com

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  75. I signed up... I'd love to try out the carpet cleaner since we have a 5 month old and he crawls around on the carpet all day, I'm a little concerned about cleaning with harsh chemicals.
    kanderspina~at~yahoo~dot~com

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  76. THIS IS SO AWESOME!!!! im a greenie too!!! i have used some of their products, but would LOVE to try more...maybe the carpet cleaner..oh and the feminine products...oh oh wait no the laundry detergent...thats it...there are to many good choices....yippee

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  77. I would like to try their laundry detergent
    and dish soap. Sounds wonderful!


    spencer1953 at gmail dot com-carol.

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  78. Follow you on Google or Feedburner

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  79. I follow on Twitter!~dresdenrain.

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  80. Tweet!~http://twitter.com/dresdenrain/status/13944950334

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  81. I blogged here:http://forums.online-sweepstakes.com/blog.php?b=2312

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  82. I'm subscribed to the Seventh Generation Nation newsletter. I would most like to try the 2x Liquid Laundry Detergent.
    lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

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  83. I'm following you on GFC.
    lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

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  84. I'm following you on Twitter user lisalmg.
    lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

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  85. I Tweeted this giveaway. http://twitter.com/lisalmg/status/13954940704
    lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

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  86. I am a Seventh Generation Newsletter subscriber.
    I would love to try the Green Mandarin and Leaf Shower Cleaner.
    Thank you so much for the chance to win.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

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  87. I am following via Google Friends Connect.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

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  88. I am following via Twitter as jlsc123.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

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  89. I signed up (or at least, I think I did! haha). The laundry soap looks perfect!

    strycker@slu.edu

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  90. I am following on twitter @debigfrog


    Denise Bigley
    defrog@consolidated.net

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  91. Daily tweet: http://twitter.com/samasam/status/13977297934

    msmith572@yahoo.com

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  92. I follow you on Twitter(samasam). msmith572@yahoo.com

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  93. Daily tweet!~http://twitter.com/dresdenrain/status/13984980193


    spencer1953 at gmail dot com-carol.

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  94. I get the newsletter. I love their all purpose cleaner.
    lkziegler[at]gmail[dot]com

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  95. 100% Recycled Napkins.
    skyxsky27(at)gmail.com

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  96. Following you on Twitter,id-skyxsky27
    skyxsky27(at)gmail.com

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  97. I'd love to try the bathroom disinfectant

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  98. DT
    http://twitter.com/Michrick8185/status/13993585677

    rmglaughlin at gmail dot com

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  99. Joined the Seventh Generation newsletter

    bryan.bryan70[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  100. Following JustAddLauren on Twitter @yoshidoshi

    bryan.bryan70[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  101. Tweeted @yoshidoshi http://twitter.com/yoshidoshi

    bryan.bryan70[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  102. I would like to try the Liquid baby laundry detergent. I subscribed

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  103. I would like to try the glass cleaner...with two boys, my windows need help!

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  104. follow via google friend connect

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  105. Thanks for the giveaway...joined / subscribed to newsletter; want to try the Shower Cleaner.

    senorpiero [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  106. Following you via Twitter: @brianpiero

    senorpiero [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  107. Tweeted: http://twitter.com/brianpiero/status/14013227937

    senorpiero [at] yahoo [dot] com

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