The Miss America Organization Promotes Green is Gorgeous with Nature's Bottles(TM)
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The Miss America Organization Promotes Green is Gorgeous with Nature's Bottles(TM) LINWOOD, N.J., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Miss America Organization announced today that it is embarking on a new mission to preserve the planet by partnering with Nature's Bottles, an environmentally-friendly bottled water company. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090914/NY75025) "We are excited to partner with an innovative and exciting new company, Nature's Bottles(TM), to promote one of the most important and socially relevant causes that face our future generations," said Art McMaster, President and CEO of the Miss America Organization. "Nature's Bottles(TM) uses biodegradable materials to make their bottles, helping to eliminate plastic water bottles, and we know that with their extraordinary vision, they can help change the future." Approximately 2.5 billion barrels of oil are used for making plastics every year and more than 60 million plastic, petroleum-based water bottles end up in landfills every day. That's almost 40 billion annually, and they will last for centuries. Nature's Bottles(TM) offers a better solution to a most urgent problem. "We are proud to have Miss America serve as our Go Green spokesperson to promote this message across the globe," said Doug Ivey, President of Nature's Bottles(TM). "Our plant-based plastic bottle is made from Ingeo(TM), which is derived from 100 percent annually renewable resources and is the world's first biopolymer that shows a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions." Together, the Miss America Organization and Nature's Bottles(TM) are committed to helping our planet sustain a clean environment and are proving that Green is Gorgeous! About the Miss America Organization The Miss America Organization is one of the nation's leading achievement programs and the world's largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women. Each year, the Miss America Organization makes available more than $45 million in cash and tuition scholarship assistance. For more information visit www.missamerica.org. The 2010 Miss America Pageant will be broadcast live from Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino on TLC on January 30, 2010. About Nature's Bottles Natures Bottles is an environmental company, headquartered in California. Its goal is to reduce global petroleum plastic waste and provide a better solution for bottled water. Nature's Bottles' bioplastic bottles are made from Ingeo(TM) (poly-lactic acid, PLA), a plant- based resin and are the only bottled water manufacturer in America with the BIO-PREFERRED status from the USDA. Nature's Bottles owns the nations largest and longest running environmental radio station, www.meettheplanet.org. For more information on Nature's Bottles please visit www.naturesbottles.com. SOURCE The Miss America Organization Sharon Pearce, Miss America Organization, +1-609-653-8700 ext. 117, Sharon@missamerica.org
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