Arbor Day Foundation Puts Down Roots With Klean Kanteen

January 6, 2022

Newly inked partnership to consist of custom Klean Kanteen bottles to support tree planning campaign

LINCOLN, Nebraska (January 6, 2022) /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – Arbor Day Foundation, the largest 501(c)3 nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, today announced a partnership with Klean Kanteen, a family- and employee-owned B-Corporation, Certified Climate Neutral company, and 1% for the Planet member.

“In many ways, Klean Kanteen represents a quintessential partner for the Arbor Day Foundation,” said Dan Lambe, president of the Arbor Day Foundation. “Klean Kanteen’s decades-long commitment to the environment shows up in everything the brand does, and we are incredibly excited to band together for the greater good of our planet.”

The two Abor Day Foundation Klean Kanteen bottles will tout a Mother Earth approved tree design. For each bottle purchased, the Arbor Day Foundation and Klean Kanteen will plant one tree in the United States, with the goal of planting a total of {insert # of bottles} trees. The collaboration bottles will be made with certified 90% post-consumer recycled 18/8 stainless steel, a first-to-market material switch Klean Kanteen announced earlier this year. Custom Arbor Day Foundation Klean Kanteen bottles will be available exclusively online at arborday.org, starting in 2022.

“At Klean Kanteen, we’re always looking to partner with organizations that share the same ethos, and it’s obvious the Arbor Day Foundation operates with integrity to support forest conservation and community—something near and dear to our hearts,” said Jeff Cresswell, co-owner and co-CEO of Klean Kanteen. “We are proud to kick off this partnership with two custom bottles and are looking forward to seeing how we can continue make a positive environmental impact together.”

While the Arbor Day Foundation and Klean Kanteen partnership will launch with this product collaboration, the brands will continue to identify ways to work together through various carbon offsetting initiatives in 2022.

About the Arbor Day Foundation

Founded in 1972, the Arbor Day Foundation has grown to become the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, with more than one million members, supporters and valued partners. Since 1972, almost 500 million Arbor Day Foundation trees have been planted in neighborhoods, communities, cities and forests throughout the world. Our vision is to lead toward a world where trees are used to solve issues critical to survival. 

As one of the world’s largest operating conservation foundations, the Arbor Day Foundation, through its members, partners and programs, educates and engages stakeholders and communities across the globe to involve themselves in its mission of planting, nurturing and celebrating trees. More information is available at arborday.org.

About Klean Kanteen

Founded in 2004, Klean Kanteen is a family and employee-owned leader in reusable stainless-steel drinkware and food containers with distribution worldwide. With a focus on environmental stewardship, Klean Kanteen is a B Corporation, proud 1% For The Planet member and Climate Neutral Certified. Working closely with values-aligned companies and organizations, Klean Kanteen supports efforts towards health, the reduction of single-use plastic, and environmental education and awareness. For more information visit www.kleankanteen.com.

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