Cocoa Beach, Fla (PRWEB) April 30, 2014
ECO SWIM by Aqua Green and INVISTA, maker of XTRA LIFE LYCRA® fiber have joined forces, partnering with United By Blue and Everything But Water, the largest specialty swimwear and resortwear retailer in the US, to host their second annual beach cleanup.
The event is open to the public and will be held on Saturday, May 3rd from 9:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. at 401 Meade Avenue in Cocoa Beach, Fla. Volunteers of all ages will spend the morning bettering the environment one piece of trash at a time. Volunteers will be provided with breakfast, snacks, bags, sunscreen, gloves, water and other supplies. ECO SWIM by Aqua Green has collected over 4 tons of trash from rivers and beaches with the help of major retailers and United By Blue, a company dedicated to picking up 1 lb of trash for every product they sell.
"We feel a responsibility to protect our beautiful beaches and oceans from environmental harms. Our partnership with ECO SWIM and United By Blue allows us to take action and make an impact," said Sheila Arnold, president and CEO of Everything But Water.
Join ECO SWIM by Aqua Green and XTRA LIFE LYCRA® fiber, Everything But Water, and United By Blue in exceeding last year’s128 lbs of trash collected. To sign up or learn more, visit United By Blue online or call 215-642-0693.
About ECO SWIM® by Aqua Green®
ECO SWIM by Aqua Green is an eco-swimwear collection made-in-America from recycled nylons and other eco-friendly materials and technologies. ECO SWIM by Aqua Green features XTRA LIFE LYCRA® fiber in swim collections to create long lasting, quality swimwear. ECO SWIM helps to reduce your carbon footprint in the sand, while leading the way in sustainable, quality fashion that can make a difference. The collection is available at Everything But Water and other leading specialty stores and better department stores nationwide. http://www.ecoswim.com
With leading brands including LYCRA®, COOLMAX®, CORDURA®, STAINMASTER® and ANTRON®, INVISTA’s technologies for nylon, spandex and polyester are used to produce high-performance polymers and fibers for clothing, cars, home and industrial goods, and countless other everyday products. Headquartered in the United States, INVISTA operates in more than 20 countries and has about 10,000 employees. LYCRA® is a trademark of INVISTA. For more information, visit INVISTA.com.
About Everything But Water
Everything But Water creates the perfect getaway wardrobe for fashionable women. Its 74 stores coast-to-coast and online at http://www.everythingbutwater.com are luxurious resort lifestyle shopping destinations, with an extensive collection of well-curated, designer swimwear, resortwear and accessories. The staff’s expert eye for flattering every curve makes women feel confident and beautiful on her beach vacation.
About United by Blue
United By Blue is a company focused on ocean and waterway conservation. We use our business as a way to have a tangible impact on one of the most pressing environmental issues facing our planet: ocean and waterway pollution. Therefore, in 2010 we set out with a simple but meaningful approach to conservation. For every product sold, United by Blue removes one pound of trash from oceans and waterways through company organized and hosted cleanups. We have organized and hosted 100 cleanups over the past four years working alongside more than 3,500 volunteers to remove 171,435 pounds of trash.