BeGreen is a long term, global commitment for Pilot; one that has taken over three years in development, and one that will grow along with consumers' growing interest in and concern for the wellbeing of our planet. Along with buying pens made from recycled material, following are other ways you can help make our environment cleaner and healthier.
The Pilot BeGreen brand of writing instruments is proud to be an official sponsor of Keep America Beautiful. Keep America Beautiful, Inc. (KAB) is the nation's largest volunteer-based community improvement and education organization. Its network of nearly 1,000 affiliate and participating organizations engage individuals in programs that prevent litter, reduce waste and create natural beauty in their communities. Through public-private partnerships and strategic alliances with citizens, businesses and government, KAB's programs motivate millions of volunteers annually to clean up, beautify and improve their neighborhoods, creating safer and more livable community environments. Each year, KAB volunteers collect and recycle millions of pounds of litter and debris, plant flowers and trees, and beautify the nation's public lands. For more information on how you can "do something beautiful" in your area, visit www.kab.org .
The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people. Visit www.epa.gov for more information.
America Recycles Day (ARD) is a national all-volunteer, non-profit organization whose annual campaign on November 15 encourages Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. Since its inception in 1997, the ARD campaign has grown substantially. Last year, residents in every state of the nation participated in America Recycles Day and pledged to recycle. Visit www.americarecyclesday.org to learn about activities in your area.
Keep America Beautiful (KAB) believes that each of us holds an obligation to preserve and protect our environment. KAB’s practical approach unites citizens, businesses and government to find solutions that advance our core issues of preventing litter, reducing waste, and beautifying communities. Visit www.kab.org for more information.
Green Seal is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to safeguarding the environment and transforming the marketplace by promoting the manufacture, purchase and use of environmentally responsible products and services. Visit www.greenseal.org for more information.
The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) is a national non-profit advocacy group with members that span all aspects of waste reduction, reuse and recycling in North America. NRC’s objective is to eliminate waste and promote sustainable economies through advancing sound management practices for raw materials in North America. Changing the way Americans think about waste, the Coalition is a strong and clear voice for recycling. For more information, visit www.nrc-recycle.org.