Emerald Brand Announces Partnership With Hornblower Cruises & Events

Eco-friendly office & disposable products company to provide green products to Hornblower Hybrid Cruise Line

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Syosset, NY (PRWEB) October 04, 2012

Emerald Brand, a leader in environmentally friendly office, break room and disposable products for your home and business, announced a partnership with Hornblower Cruises & Events today.

This partnership strengthens Hornblower's 'Respect Our Planet' environmental management and education program to promote best practices throughout its business. Hornblower is committed to protecting the environment by purchasing green products, implementing recycling programs and sailing the innovative Hornblower Hybrid boat, the only luxury dining and entertainment vessel of its kind in America. Emerald Brand will be helping Hornblower achieve these goals by supplying Hornblower New York with eco-friendly glass and all purpose cleaner made from biodegradable and renewable ingredients, tree-friendly napkins and facial and bathroom tissues manufactured from renewable sugarcane, and biodegradable and compostable cups.

As a pioneer in sustainability, Emerald Brand is uniquely able to provide eco-friendly and USDA Bio Preferred certified products that both serve the needs of passengers on the Hornblower fleet, while maintaining Hornblower's commitment to protect the beautiful places where they operate. Emerald Brand's mission to provide businesses with options that are greener, healthier and sustainable is exactly in line with Hornblowers 'Respect Our Planet' initiatives, said Ralph Bianculli Jr., Director of Emerald Brands. "We couldn't be more thrilled to partner with Hornblower Cruises & Events to nurture and inspire sustainability on the seas right here in New York City."

About Hornblower: Hornblower Cruises & Events has been the leading charter yacht and public dining cruise company in the United States for more than 30 years. The company cruises from seven California cities and expanded to the east coast in 2012 with the launch of Hornblower New York. Hornblower operates more than 50 vessels, including the three largest dining yachts on the West Coast and the first Hybrid ferry in the United States. In addition, it operates two ferry service concessions for the National Park Service – Alcatraz Cruises provides transportation to Alcatraz Island and Statue Cruises provides transportation to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. For more information, visit http://www.hornblower.com/pressroom.

About Emerald Brand: The Emerald Brand is the leading manufacturer of office and home products committed to providing cost-neutral conversion initiatives for businesses such as hotels, restaurants, corporate offices and educational institutions, among others, to purchase green products for the same or less than what they are paying for non-green alternatives. Emerald tree-free products are less expensive than their traditional counterparts because they're made from bagasse or sugar cane pulp which is a cost effective alternative to traditional materials. Emerald Brand products are also available for consumer purchase at http://www.EmeraldBrand.com.


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