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Share Your Story and Become the Lorax

Ready to tell us what you've done to help save energy, money, and protect the climate? Tell the world how you are speaking for the trees with ENERGY STAR!

Here's all you have to do:

  1. Fill out the share your story information below, and tell the world what you are doing to protect the climate by saving energy.
  2. Create and upload your "Becoming a Lorax" picture. Don't have time to make a mustache with the Mustache Kit PDF (1.02MB)? No worries. We'll add a mustache for you!

EPA will showcase your story and picture at energystar.gov/changetheworld and on our social media pages on Facebook.com/energystar Exit ENERGY STAR, Twitter.com/energystar Exit ENERGY STAR, and YouTube.com/epaenergystar Exit ENERGY STAR.

You can also share your story with your friends and neighbors by celebrating ENERGY STAR Day with us. Check out our tools and resources page to highlight your energy-saving successes with fun, downloadable materials.

Share Your Story

If you are under 13, you will need your parent/guardian to submit your story and photo for you.

(image files only and maximum size of 10MB)

Rules and Eligibility:

  • PLEASE NOTE: ENERGY STAR reserves the right to review all written, photo, and video submissions for appropriate content, as well as edit written entries for grammar and relevancy.
  • You may live anywhere and be a citizen of any country.
  • Videos, photos, and written submissions must not contain violence, profanity, sexual content, indecent remarks, or direct attacks on individuals or organizations.
  • The video must be your own original creation. No copyrighted music, video, or images may be used in submissions. If you display commercial products, obscure the label, logo, etc., so neither the manufacturer nor the specific product is recognizable. Videos containing links to commercial websites will not be accepted.
  • Videos must not infringe on any third party rights.
  • If we choose your video clip for a culmination video, we will contact you through YouTube to provide the original video.
  • By submitting a video, photo, or written submission to this project, you grant to EPA a royalty-free license to copy, distribute, modify, display and perform publicly and otherwise use, and authorize others to use, your video for any educational purpose related to EPA's ENERGY STAR program throughout the world and in any medium.
  • EPA reserves the right to make your video, photo, or written submission available to the general public from its website and to distribute it to groups and any other organizations interested in showing it for educational purposes, including, but not limited to, on Internet sites, at conferences and events, and on broadcast and other media outlets.
  • ENERGY STAR® is a registered trademark. Submitting a video, photo, or written submission to this project does not allow you the use of any EPA or ENERGY STAR program logo or mark. By submitting an entry for this project, entrants agree to these rules. EPA will disqualify any entries it deems in violation of these rules.
  • Submission of a video, photo, or written submission does not guarantee that your submission will be shown. EPA reserves the right not to show submissions if they don't comply with these rules or if the quality or content are not in keeping with the ENERGY STAR brand.

Privacy Policy

By submitting your video, photo, or written submission, you acknowledge and agree that 1) your personal information submitted will be shared with EPA; 2) that EPA's use of your personal information will be governed by the EPA's Privacy Policy; and 3) you may receive e-mails from EPA's ENERGY STAR program promoting ENERGY STAR educational initiatives. Videos posted to YouTube will be subject to YouTube's privacy policy.

We will not identify people in videos or photos without their permission.