Richmond, VA (PRWEB) March 26, 2009
Calypso Studios launched its S.H.O.P. Totes (TM) January 1, 2009. The company collaborated with American artists, such as Lori Siebert, Emma Hand, Tina Higgins, Robin Roderick, and Andrea Tachiera to provide beautiful art on the totes. The totes are a fashionable way to Start Helping Our Planet by using reusable bags. The spacious totes are 17" x 19" when opened and easily roll up into a 2" x 3" size. Three bags are conveniently stored in an 8" x 6" wristlet carrying case. The S.H.O.P. Totes were chosen earilier this year as one of the 2009 Academy Awards swag bag giveaways.
Calypso Studios Earth Day mission is to encourage everyone on the planet to get in the habit of carrying reusable bags on every shopping excursion - whether to the grocery store, mall, or on vacation. Calypso Studios wants to Start Helping Our Planet by discouraging the use of plastic and paper bags.
Plastic Bags are harmful to the earth in several ways:
- Each year, an estimated 500 billion to 1 trillion plastic bags are consumed worldwide.
- According to the EPA, over 300 billion bags are used in the USA every year, which is more than 1200 per resident, taking about 12 million barrels of oil to create this many bags.
- Over 46,000 pieces of plastic are floating in our oceans worldwide.
- Each reusable bag you use has the potential to eliminate an average of 1000 bags over its lifetime. To participate in this Earth Day event, please register on the retail website: http://www.calypsostudiosinc.com.
This event begins at 12 noon est on April 1, 2009 and ends at 12 noon est on Earth Day, April 22, 2009. A drawing will be held on the evening of April 22 to select the winners. These individuals will each receive (1) Acts of Kindness S.H.O.P. Tote (TM). Please carry this bag with you every day to show that you are helping your planet by not using plastic or paper bags. Calypso Studios S.H.O.P. Totes (TM) are fashionable, convenient, and affordable. Join Calypso Studios and help to end the waste of plastic and paper bags and keep our world clean and green.
For more information, contact us by phone at 866-897-9648.
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