CINCINNATI, OH – April 28, 2011 Tulong LLC is thrilled and proud to announce it has been awarded the Green America Business Seal of Approval. The seal is presented to businesses that go beyond product and service quality to set the highest standards in environmental sustainability and social justice, and work to solve, rather than create, environmental and social problems.
To be considered for the Seal of Approval and earn a listing in the annual National Green Pages™, businesses complete a rigorousscreening process to ensure they meet Green America’sstandards for the environment, community and labor.
Tulong LLC designs and manufactures casual, active and lifestyle apparel for men, women, and children as well as fashion apparel for women, all manufactured from 100% recycled fiber. Tulong markets its products under the Repair the World®, Reparel™, Sloungewear™ and Slogawear™ brands. All products are made in socially compliant facilities and the company gives back to communities in need through re-investment in infrastructural development.
“We are very pleased to earn this coveted Green Business Seal of Approval,” said Mark Heiman, co- founder and President of Tulong. “It’s one of the most respected and recognized symbols in the green marketplace. It is especially rewarding for us as a young company to see that our strong efforts in building a sustainable business based on a triple bottom line philosophy is recognized.”
Tulong LLC is now an approved member of the Green Business Network, a distinguished and celebrated group of companies that use their products and services as a vehicle for social and environmental change.
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The Green Business Network (GBN) offers a vibrant community of over 4,000 environmentally and socially responsible businesses, the oldest and largest of its kind in the US. GBN is powered by Green America, a non-profit whose mission is to harness the economic power of consumers and businesses to create a more just and sustainable economy. More information on GBN can be found at www.greenbusinessnetwork.org and click here for more on the Seal of Approval.
About Repair The World® Apparel
Repair the World® clothing is thoughtfully made from sustainable resources (recycled colored cotton and recycled polyester from plastic bottles). Designed using K2N™ recycled yarn technology, Repair the World® apparel is extremely comfortable, unique, individual, edgy, and fashionable. Conscious consumers who live active lifestyles, want to promote societal change, and desire to preserve natural resources for present and future generations really appreciate that no new natural resources or chemical dyeing are used in the manufacture of Repair the World® eco apparel. A portion of the proceeds from the sales of Repair the World® clothing supports global, sustainable development through livelihood training, by creating employment opportunities, and by improving underdeveloped community infrastructure. More information about Repair the World® clothing can be found on Facebook at Repair the World® apparel, Twitter @rtwnow, visiting our website, http://www.repairtheworldnow.com, or contacting Mark Heiman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 513-383-3880.
Founded in 2008, Tulong LLC is a for-profit social enterprise that develops, markets and sellsRepair the World® Reparel™, and Sloungewear™ brands of eco-apparel (recycled colored cotton and recycled polyester) to retailers, socially responsible organizations, and conscious consumers who value sustainability, social action and social justice. Guided by the values of corporate social responsibility, transparency & accountability, and sustainable business practices, Tulong is committed to helping repair the world by selling comfortable, multi-use sustainable clothing where profits support global, sustainable development through livelihood training, by creating employment opportunities, and by improving underdeveloped community infrastructure. More information about Tulong LLC can be found at www.tulongllc.com or contacting Mark Heiman at email@example.com or calling Mark Heiman at 513-383-3880.