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PlanetShoes.com Includes Rafters Sandals in Their Growing Selection

Waltham, MA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013

PlanetShoes.com, a lifestyle retailer committed to helping people live healthier, more eco-friendly lives, is pleased to include Rafters sandals in their unique assortment of comfortable summer footwear. With more stability, arch support and active comfort than any other sandal on the market, Rafters has found a way to create comfortable but lightweight flip-flops unlike any other brand.

Rafters designers have found a variety of innovative methods to produce footwear using recycled materials. PlanetShoes is proud to carry a sandal brand like Rafters that has perfected both support and Eco-consciousness, said Phil Meynard, President of Planet, Inc. PlanetShoes customers can feel good about buying sandals made from recycled materials that actually provide arch support and foot comfort.

PlanetShoes.com is carrying a variety of womens and kids Rafters in both tropical and subdued colors and styles.

About Rafters Sandals

During the last ten years, Rafters has continued to innovate to become one of the premier sandal brands in the industry. Their basic comfortable flip-flops are infused with support. Between their arch support, foot stability, and active construction, these sandals incorporate comfort elements typically reserved for much chunkier footwear. Rafters has utilized their unique recycled materials to create channeled soles that direct water away from the foot to keep stability and footing in damp conditions. On top of all this, Rafters offers two-tone outsoles and footbeds with sculpted lines to spice up the styling of their sandals. With a variety of patterns and fashions, Rafters can easily incorporate into any outfit.

About PlanetShoes.com

PlanetShoes.com is an innovative lifestyle retailer committed to helping people live healthier, more Eco-friendly lives. The first in the industry to offer a CarbonFree shipping alternative, PlanetShoes.com specializes in products that blend function, style, comfort and value with Eco-ethics. The company proudly offers a wide selection of shoes, bags, and other accessories from more than 190 brands. For more information, visit http://www.planetshoes.com.







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ECO SWIM BY AQUA GREEN, Guy Harvey, and Belk, Inc. Plan To Reduce Their Carbon Footprint In The Sand During A Community Beach Cleanup


New York, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2013

ECO SWIM BY AQUA GREEN eco swimwear made from recycled water bottles and other eco friendly materials is co-hosting a beach cleanup on Saturday June 1st, 2013 at the Cherry Grove Boat Launch in North Myrtle Beach, SC.

The beach cleanup is co-hosted by retail partner Belk, Inc., marine and wildlife conservationist Guy Harvey, and sustainable apparel and beach cleanup company United By Blue.

From 8:00 am to 11:00 am volunteers from the local community will come together to clean up their own backyard. Open and free to the public, the cleanup will provide a fun way to make a positive and tangible impact for local waterways.

ECO SWIM believes the cleanup encourages business collaboration, community development, and environmental awareness. The partnering companies share the same vision for a better planet and have come together to create meaningful action that gives back to the community and the environment.

Last year ECO SWIM BY AQUA GREEN removed over 3 tons of trash from oceans and waterways nationwide through beach cleanup partnerships like the one to be held Saturday. ECO SWIM is proud to partner with Belk, a staple and model of southern style and sustainable apparel development.

In accordance with its mission to fund and support marine-based community outreach programs, the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation is donating a free Guy Harvey t-shirt to the first 100 volunteers on site. Additionally, the GHOF is also mobilizing local members from Guy Harvey’s 15,000-strong ‘Hammerhead Nation’, a group of Guy’s most dedicated and passionate fans.

About ECO SWIM BY AQUA GREEN

ECO SWIM BY AQUA GREEN is a new eco swimwear collection made-in-America from recycled materials and other eco friendly technologies. ECO SWIM helps to reduce your carbon footprint in the sand, while leading the way in the most sustainable, quality fashion that can make a difference. The collection is available at Belk and other leading specialty stores and better department stores.

About United By Blue

United By Blue is an apparel and beach cleanup company passionate about the ocean. Based out of Philadelphia, PA, the company is dedicated to picking up 1 lb. of trash for every product sold. United By Blues fashion and accessories can be found at select retailers and online at http://www.unitedbyblue.com.

About Belk, Inc.

Charlotte, N.C.-based Belk, Inc. (http://www.belk.com) is the nations largest family owned and operated department store company with 301 Belk stores located in 16 Southern states. Founded in 1888 by William Henry Belk in Monroe, N.C., the company is in the third generation of Belk family leadership and has been committed to community involvement since its inception. Each year, Belk gives a portion of its pretax income back to the communities it serves. In the fiscal year ending Jan. 31, 2013, the company and its associates, customers and vendors, donated more than $ 19 million to those communities. Belk stores and belk.com offer a wide assortment of top national brands and private label fashion apparel, shoes and accessories for the entire family along with top name cosmetics, a wedding registry and a large selection of quality merchandise for the home. To connect with Belk go to: Belk Get Connected. Belk is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year with numerous special promotions and events designed to express appreciation to customers, associates, vendors and other stakeholders for their contributions to the companys success. Activities will include exclusive product offerings, celebrity appearances and community service projects across the companys 16-state market area. For more information, visit belk.com/125 or belk.com/mediaroom. About Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation

About Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation

The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation is a leader in international efforts to protect our oceans and marine environments. The GHOF advocates for sustainable fishing practices, funds inspired scientific research and supports innovative educational programs. Our principle objective is to help ensure that future generations will enjoy and benefit from a naturally balanced ocean ecosystem where fish and other marine wildlife flourish. GHOF has led or assisted include the establishment of a shark sanctuary in Bahamian federal waters, the addition of five species of sharks to Floridas protected list and the enactment of the U.S. Billfish Conservation Act. In the fall of 2012, the GHOF led a petition drive in support of the National Conservation Law in the Cayman Islands. The GHOF also assisted the launch of the first catch-and-release fishing tournament in Venezuela.







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Argington, Makers of Fine Nursery Furniture Sets, Comments on Happy Familys Recent Expansion of Their Organic Food Line for Kids

Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 02, 2012

On August 2nd, 2012, nursery furniture manufacturer, Argington, commends an organic food expansion done by Happy Family.

As the shift towards organic and natural foods continues, New York based food distributor Happy Family recently announced that they are expanding their line of healthy snack foods to include even more options for babies and young children. The relatively new company, headed by CEO Shazi Visram, plans to add close to a dozen new products by the end of 2012.

Happy Family has taken corporate social responsibility one step further by reportedly supplying 183,000 days worth of food to charities helping children in the economically disadvantaged African nations of Malawi and Sierra Leone.

For a company that has already demonstrated an ability to shift its strategies and branding in order to take advantage of a niche market, this latest announcement is the next logical step in the companys evolution.

Argington spokesperson Clay Darrohn sees this as a positive step forward, not just for the company itself but for the organic movement as a whole. He says, Here at Argington, we take sustainability and healthy living very seriously. As a company that strives to be eco-friendly, as shown by our organic kids bedding and sustainable nursery furniture, we applaud the decision of Happy Family to expand their line of healthy snack foods for babies and children. As the father of two young children myself, I recognize the need for snacks that both satisfy them and have real nutritional value.

Argington is a New York based manufacturer of fine baby furniture and nursery bedding. Proudly offering sustainable products that are organic or eco-friendly, Argingtons products are also designed with mobility and multiple uses in mind to make parents lives easier. Argington believes in affordable sustainable products with a transitional feel.

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