US Markerboard Marks Earth Day With All-Green School Furniture Website

Leading retailer in school furniture unveils All-Green product lines.

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Holbrook, MA (PRWEB) April 16, 2008

With Earth Day fast approaching on April 22, US Markerboard, a leading school furniture retailer, has announced the launch of USMarkerboard-Green.com, a new website stocked with eco-friendly, high-performance desks, chairs, tables, markerboards and other classroom furniture. USMarkerboard-Green.com caters to the market for green school furniture by offering premium products that contain recycled content and low-emissions materials. As manufacturers develop better and greener products over time, USMarkerboard-Green.com enables educators and consumers to take the lead in a growing movement that gains momentum on a daily basis.

"Earth Day raises environmental awareness once a year, but more and more consumers want to take the next step and make a meaningful and immediate impact every day." says Scott Newman, CEO of US Markerboard.

"USMarkerboard-Green.com gives proper recognition to our green manufacturers and empowers consumers to make a real difference with just a few mouse clicks. On USMarkerboard-Green.com, every product you see is green and eco-friendly. So no matter what school furniture or markerboard you buy, you're doing your part to keep the Earth clean and your students healthy."

As part of its all-green classroom lineup, USMarkerboard-Green.com features an extensive selection of GREENGUARD(TM) certified school furniture. GREENGUARD(TM) is an industry-wide standard created by the GREENGUARD(TM) Environmental Institute (GEI) to measure and recognize low-emissions school and office products. Buying these products can help you gain Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for your building, as required by law in a growing number of states and municipalities.

In addition to its all-green product line, USMarkerboard-Green.com empowers consumers with valuable information regarding LEED(TM) and GREENGUARD(TM) certification, as well as a blog with in-depth product profiles and tips on going green. Overall, this new website provides a unique one-stop resource where consumers can learn about preserving the planet and take an active role through the school furniture they buy.

For more information on this announcement, or to schedule an interview with Scott Newman, please call Marguerite Gallinaro at 781.961.8762 x241 or e-mail Marguerite at (marguerite @ briteinc.com).

About US Markerboard: Since 1997, US Markerboard has offered consumers the largest selection of whiteboards, communication boards and office furniture on the market. Today, US Markerboard caters to major companies and institutions such as Honda, Boston University, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, NASA, Alcoa, and The Gillette Company, as well as top-rated TV shows such as Law & Order, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, The Today Show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, and Live with Regis and Kelly. In addition to its main website at USMarkerboard.com, US Markerboard operates five websites for industry and consumer specific niches: USMarkerboard-Green.com, BriteInc.com, MapsAndGlobesPlus.com, NationwideOfficeSupply.com and ClassroomPlus.com.

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