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2013-11-20 12:28:28

With each LifeStraw® purchase, one school child in Africa receives clean drinking water for an entire school year LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning LifeStraw® water purifying technology has been integrated into a new refillable water bottle, LifeStraw® Go, ideal for hikers, travelers, outdoor enthusiasts and everyday use. At the same time, the high-volume LifeStraw® Family water purifier has been made available to consumers, who can bring it...

2013-06-14 16:22:03

Vestergaard Frandsen and PackH2O Honored for their Pioneering Initiatives to Address the World's Water Crisis NEW YORK, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF) Wednesday honored two organizations who have developed ground-breaking products to help address the global water crisis at its 10(th) anniversary gala held at the Tribeca Rooftop. More than 180 people attended the gala and celebrated CELF's decade of commitment to preparing...

2013-01-30 23:00:16

CELF & Vestergaard Frandsen Partner in Sustainability Education Program New York, New York (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 The Children´s Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF) (http://www.celfeducation.org) has partnered with Vestergaard Frandsen (VF) to launch the “LifeStraw® “100 Schools” Water Campaign. CELF is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to making sustainability education an integral part of every school´s curricula and culture....

2012-11-21 08:21:19

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Northeasterners turn their attention from Superstorm Sandy to holiday celebrations, retailer Eartheasy is offering a promotion on a gift that gives people peace of mind for future disasters. For each purchase of one LifeStraw® water filter made through www.eartheasy.com from December 1-7, the retailer will donate one LifeStraw to disadvantaged people in developing countries. LifeStraw turns even the dirtiest water into clean, safe drinking...

2012-07-20 23:03:16

One Stop Green now carries the LifeStraw, a revolutionary personal water filter that allows anyone to drink water from nearly any water source. The LifeStraw is ideal for homeowners during emergencies, including contaminated drinking water, as well as travelers and hikers who might need to drink from rivers or lakes. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 One Stop Green now carries the LifeStraw, a revolutionary personal water filter that allows anyone to drink water from nearly any water...

2012-03-09 06:46:00

LONDON, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestergaard Frandsen's LifeStraw(R) Carbon For Water programme has become the world's first safe water project to generate Gold Standard Voluntary Emissions Reduction (VER) credits, and has earned 1.4 million carbon credits. LifeStraw(R) Carbon For Water is a cutting-edge demonstration of how carbon finance can enable, at scale, some of the world's most disadvantaged communities to treat their water through the provision of...

2011-09-21 11:38:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning LifeStraw® personal water filter is now available to consumers in the U.S. and Canada for the first time. The portable filter--used since 2005 amid harsh conditions in developing countries--removes bacteria and parasites from water, and is ideal for outdoor activities, overseas travel, and emergency preparedness. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110921/NY72652-a ) (Photo:...

2011-04-25 15:15:00

KAKAMEGA, Kenya, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Close to one million LifeStraw(®) Family water filters will be donated and installed in households in the Western Province of Kenya beginning on 26 April 2011. The province-wide, door-to-door, free distribution program will last five weeks and will reach about 90 percent of all homes without access to safe municipal water sources. It will provide at least ten years worth of safe drinking water for Kenyan residents and do so...

2009-04-23 18:12:00

World Malaria Day Events Held in Nairobi, London, Washington LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- To honor the theme for World Malaria Day on 4/25, 'Counting Malaria Out,' Vestergaard Frandsen is stepping up production of its best selling bed net, called PermaNet(R), and introducing a new version that is effective against insecticide resistant mosquitoes. Malaria claims more than one million lives every year, and leaves half of the world's population at risk of contracting the...