Earth Day Network and Zagwear Team Up to Help Launch Earth Day Network’s Official Online Store

March 25, 2010

NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ — Earth Day Network and Zagwear today announced their collaboration on the launch of Earth Day Network’s official online store in advance of Earth Day’s 40th anniversary celebration on April 22. Earth Day Network was founded by the organizers of the first Earth Day in 1970 to promote environmental citizenship and now encompasses more than 17,000 partners and organizations in 174 countries. Each year more than 1 billion people participate in Earth Day activities around the world.

The Earth Day Network collection by Anvil Knitwear includes a special-edition line of designed activewear and accessories featuring eco-friendly messages. The online store is designed and managed by Zagwear, which worked exclusively with Anvil Knitwear to merchandise the line. The collection of tees, sweatshirts and bags will allow consumers to wear their part this April and support Earth Day’s message of environmental activism.

The Earth Day Network line uses products with earth-friendly inks from Anvil Knitwear’s Eco Collection, including the AnvilSustainable(TM) and AnvilOrganic® tees, with items available for men, women and youths. Sales of the eco-friendly products will benefit Earth Day Network programs year round, including environmental education, green schools, climate change solutions, international partnerships and the organization’s overall campaign to broaden the environmental movement.

“Zagwear is thrilled to be working with two great organizations, Earth Day Network and Anvil Knitwear, to launch the online store in anticipation for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day,” said Judd Karofsky, President of Zagwear. “We look forward to continued support of Earth Day Network’s programs through sales from the online store for years to come.”

The special edition line of Earth Day Network products is available for purchase at www.earthdaynetworkstore.com. A selection from the line will also be sold at official Earth Day Network events in Washington, D.C. and New York City during the week of April 19, 2010.

About Earth Day Network

Earth Day Network was founded on the premise that all people, regardless of race, gender, income, or geography, have a moral right to a healthy, sustainable environment. Our mission is to broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide, and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle for promoting a healthy, sustainable environment. We pursue our mission through a combination of education, public policy, and consumer activism campaigns. Our campaign and programs are predicated on the belief that an educated, energized population will take action to secure a healthy future for itself and its children. Earth Day Network has a global reach with a network of more than 17,000 partners and organizations in 174 countries. More than 1 billion people participate in Earth Day activities, making it the largest secular civic event in the world.

For more information, please visit http://www.earthday.org/.

About Zagwear

Zagwear is an all encompassing brand services company specializing in every aspect of the promotional products industry. Incorporated in 1995, Zagwear has quickly grown to one of the most respected companies in the industry. For 15 years, Zagwear has been providing a broad range of promotional services including promotional products, custom logo’d merchandise and apparel, private label manufacturing and on-line company stores to corporate America.

For more information, please visit http://zagwear.com/.

About Anvil Knitwear

Anvil Knitwear, Inc., a socially and environmentally responsible manufacturer of sportswear and accessories, is a leader in the sustainable apparel industry with its AnvilOrganic®, AnvilRecycled(TM) and AnvilSustainable(TM) brands. Anvil was recently ranked the world’s sixth-largest organic program and the largest domestic purchaser of U.S.-grown certified organic cotton. Anvil offers 17 affordable eco styles made from a variety of fibers such as certified organic cotton, transitional cotton, recycled cotton, and recycled PET bottles and blends in addition to its over 90 traditional styles.

For more information, please visit www.anvilknitwear.com and www.anvilcsr.com.

SOURCE Anvil Knitwear, Inc.

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