GreenDimes Donates 1,500 Junk Mail Reduction Kits To Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

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GreenDimes, the nation's leading junk mail reducer, donated 1,500 Junk Mail Reduction Kits to attendees of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting held September 26-28.

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Being involved with the CGI Annual Meeting allows us to bring even more attention to this important issue and puts our Junk Mail Reduction Kits in the hands of important leaders who lead by example and encourage others with their actions.

GreenDimes (http://www.greendimes.com), the nation's leading junk mail reducer, donated 1,500 Junk Mail Reduction Kits to attendees of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting held September 26-28. Leaders from business, NGOs, foundations, academia and government attend the CGI Annual Meeting which is held in New York each September coinciding with the U.N. General Assembly. The Annual Meeting is comprised of receptions, plenaries, working sessions and an awards show. This programming is designed to provide insights into global problems for the purpose of enabling productive action in CGI's four areas of focus: education, energy and climate change, global health and poverty alleviation.

"Junk mail is a problem that affects everyone. Not only does it take up space on your counter and in your mailbox, but it is also wasting natural resources," says Kendra Ott, GreenDimes Marketing Manager. "Being involved with the CGI Annual Meeting allows us to bring even more attention to this important issue and puts our Junk Mail Reduction Kits in the hands of important leaders who lead by example and encourage others with their actions."

Each CGI Annual Meeting attendee received one GreenDimes "Free Me!" Junk Mail Reduction Kit. The kit, which retails for just $15 at http://www.greendimes.com, supplies attendees with the resources needed to eliminate postal junk mail by up to 90% and the power to reclaim their mailbox while saving environmental resources at the same time.

Additionally, GreenDimes plants 10 trees with the redemption or purchase of each "Free Me!" Junk Mail Reduction Kit.

To check out new products, as well as the organizations that GreenDimes supports, please visit http://www.greendimes.com. To learn more about the Clinton Global Initiative, please visit http://www.clintonglobalinitiative.org.

About GreenDimes

GreenDimes (http://www.greendimes.com) is a Palo Alto, California-based company dedicated to helping consumers do little things that will make a big difference. GreenDimes is a win-win for both consumers and the environment, as it reduces the amount of unsolicited postal junk mail consumers receive by 75-90% for $15. GreenDimes also donates a portion of the proceeds to plant ten trees for every purchased Junk Mail Reduction Kit. GreenDimes is the leader in reducing the amount of junk mail and catalogs delivered to American mailboxes and has saved hundreds of thousands of trees and millions of gallons of water since their launch last fall.

About Clinton Global Initiative

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) is a nonpartisan Initiative that brings together a select group of heads of state, business leaders, scholars and NGO representatives to identify innovative solutions to some of the world's most pressing problems and make commitments to help address them. Attendees participate in workshops and discussion focused on four main topics: energy and climate change, education, global health and poverty alleviation. CGI members make specific commitments to address one of the topics covered and report to President Clinton on the progress made throughout the course of the year. Members who do not make or keep their commitment are not invited back to subsequent meetings.

This year, CGI panelists and attendees included: President Felipe Calderón, President Shimon Peres, Former Prime Minister Tony Blair, Secretary Hank Paulson, Muhammad Yunus, Robert Zoellick, Ann Veneman, H. Lee Scott, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Chad Hurley, John Chambers, Angelina Jolie, Indra Nooyi, Jacques Aigrain, Craig Barrett, Tom Brokaw, Wangari Maathai, Lance Armstrong, Ted Turner, Toni Morrison and dozens of additional distinguished leaders in philanthropy, business and government.

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