Deadline nears for West Marine green-product entries

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West Marine is issuing a reminder that it continues to seek entries for its third annual Green Product of the Yearcontest.

As part of its BlueFuture initiative to help create a sustainable future for our planet, West Marine searches for innovative green boating products. The Green Product of the Year will be announced and the award of $10,000 will be presented to the winner at the 2012 Miami International Boat Show in February.

The competition is free and open to individuals, manufacturers, distributors and/or inventors. Judges will select the winner based on the following criteria:

Effectiveness

Economical

Environmental impact

Degree of innovation

Verification of claims

Click here for complete rules and entry requirements.

The deadline for submissions is Dec. 1.

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