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#SimpleGreenSelfie Contest
We're Giving Away a $500 Sam's Club Gift Card Each Week!
#SimpleGreenSelfie Contest
February 18, 2014

Beginning February 18, 2014 Simple Green will be giving away thousands of dollars in Sam's Club gift cards to fans who show us their Simple Green purchase from Sam's Club! Entering is easy:

  1. Buy a bottle of Simple Green at Sam's Club.
  2. Scrub up and take a photo of yourself, your Sam's Club receipt and your bottle of Simple Green. Prefer to stream video instead? You can do that too!
  3. Make sure to spray on these tags before you post it: @SimpleGreen and #SimpleGreenSelfie

Judges will award a $100 Sam's Club gift card to the 5 entries that shine the brightest each week. One of those entries will go on to wipe out the...…Read More competition and take home $500 in Sam's Club gift cards instead!

Winning photos will be reposted on Simple Green's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, so winners can easily show the world how they cleaned up, both at home and in this contest.

Polish up your Instagram and Twitter accounts because they will need to be set to public to participate. Also make sure to follow @SimpleGreen on Twitter & Instagram so we can contact you if you've won. We've also got handy cleaning tips, great discounts and special offers that you'll want to soak up.

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105th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade
Simple Green Gets In the Holiday Spirit!
105th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade
December 18, 2013

This year's Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade marked the 105th year in which over a million people joined together to celebrate the magic of the holidays, solidifying it as one of the oldest holiday traditions in the nation. Simple Green is proud to have been a presenting sponsor of the parade, as well as the Ring of Lights and Awards Dinner and Auction. Viewers from all over partook in this year's parade festivities – themed "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" – generously hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce. An array of multi–million dollar yachts, kayaks, canoes, canoes and small boats lit up the...…Read More 14–mile stretch of the harbor from December 18th to December 22nd. "The Last Hurrah", an 86–foot motor yacht, took home this year's top sweepstakes prize, making it the yacht's 5th win in six years. The New York Times declared "one of the top ten holiday happenings in the nation" closed with a stunning fireworks show on the wintry Sunday night.

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17th Annual EGBAR Foundation Golf Tournament
EGBAR Foundation Works to Raise More for America’s Deserving Schools
17th Annual EGBAR Foundation Golf Tournament
December 11, 2013

The EGBAR Foundation’s largest philanthropic event of the year took place at Strawberry Farms Golf Club on the radiant morning of December 11th, 2013. Each participating golfer was given the freedom to select any deserving school or charity organization to benefit from the tournament’s contributions. The proceeds raised by the charity event were matched by a generous donation from the EGBAR Foundation, granting around $137,000 to over 50 schools across the country.

Over the past two years, the foundation has given over a quarter of a million dollars in funds to various educational institutions with the help of this golf tournament. The endless support from Simple...…Read More Green, as well as donations from all over the world, consistently enables the EGBAR Foundation to make a difference through leading by example to “Think Globally, Act Locally.”

Specially Formulated for High Efficiency Washing Machines
Simple Green Laundry Products are Low Sudsing and Quick Dispersing
Specially Formulated for High Efficiency Washing Machines
November 23, 2013

Simple Green Laundry is specially formulated for high efficiency and standard washing machines. HE detergents are low—sudsing and quick dispersing. They hold soil in suspension so it is not redeposited onto clean clothes even in the low volume of water.

The following products are HE compatible:
• Simple Green® Laundry – Free & Clear
• Simple Green® Laundry – Sunshine Fresh

Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge Planting
Simple Green Volunteers Get Their Hands Dirty in Honor of National Public Lands Day
Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge Planting
November 23, 2013

On November 23rd, 2013, volunteers from the Simple Green team took part in the largest planting event of the year held by the Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge. It was a brisk Saturday morning on which more than 200 volunteers came together on the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station to plant native shrubs in honor of National Public Lands Day.

The refuge is a 965–acre salt marsh, and has been located on the Weapons Station since it was first established in 1972. Jointly managed by the Navy and the Fish and Wildlife Service, the refuge is home to two endangered bird species and remains one of the few undeveloped coastal areas in Southern California. A record–breaking...…Read More number of shrubs were planted by the volunteers in attendance, leaving both the refuge staff and the native critters very happy.

The 18th Annual Seal Beach Wag n' Walk
Seal Beach Animal Care Center Benefitted by Annual Dog Parade
The 18th Annual Seal Beach Wag n' Walk
September 28, 2013

The Seal Beach Wag n’ Walk is an annual fundraiser held to benefit the Seal Beach Animal Care Center, which is a non-profit, pro-life animal shelter dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating abandoned pets. While the SBACC is primarily committed to serving the city of Seal Beach, the shelter also attracts adopters from its neighboring counties, and networks with other shelters and rescue groups across the country.

The Simple Green team was present in full force this year, handing out samples of DOG Pet Stain & Odor Remover, single–use All–Purpose Wipes, and coupons. DOG Pet Stain & Odor Remover cleans up and removes any biological pet soil on both hard and...…Read More soft surfaces. This non-toxic and biodegradable formula is beneficial to any pet owner looking to remove pet stains and leave previously soiled areas looking and smelling like new.

Coastal Cleanup Day at Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
Over 200 Volunteers Work to Clean Up the Bolsa Chica Wetlands
Coastal Cleanup Day at Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
September 21, 2013

This year’s Coastal Cleanup Day at Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve featured a whopping 260 volunteers and a total of 4 tons of trash picked up and weeds pulled from the wetlands.

The Reserve was designated in 1979 by the California Department of Fish and Game as a protected wetland, along with its resident threatened and endangered species of plants and animals. The approximate 30,000 annual visitors to the Reserve each year surely leave behind a lot of trash, but the volunteers that are hard at work almost every weekend do their best to maintain the wetlands' natural beauty. On the overcast Saturday morning, Simple Green volunteers worked along the water's edge to...…Read More fill trash bags with items such as ballpoint pens, lighters, tennis balls, and handfuls upon handfuls of Styrofoam.

Simple Green Announces New Sustainable Packaging
Eliminates Over 29 Tons of Material Usage Annually
Simple Green Announces New Sustainable Packaging
May 20, 2013

Huntington Beach, CA — Sunshine Makers, Inc., the manufacturers of the Simple Green line of household and industrial cleaning products, is proud to introduce the result of over a year of research and development toward a more sustainable package and delivery system for their family of concentrated cleaning products. This new delivery system, including a proprietary bottle and exciting new trigger technology from MeadWestvaco (MWV), is made entirely of plastic — no metals, no ceramic, and reduced resin content.

The new proprietary spray bottle, in 16 oz., 22 oz., 24 oz., and 32 oz. volumes, provides expanded label space for more product information, as well as an...…Read More ergonomic, easier—to—use shape which helps relieve hand—fatigue. Cleaning might not be anyone's favorite pastime, but it shouldn't be a pain in the hand! The new bottle also has the Simple Green logo embossed on the outer edge, encouraging bottle reuse and strengthening the brand. The new bottle also includes 25% post—consumer recycled (PCR) plastic.

This innovative package and delivery system take advantage of advanced trigger spray technology developed by MeadWestvaco (MWV), a leader in packaging innovation and design. The new delivery system includes a door foamer nozzle option as well as an all—plastic trigger which results in a lighter weight and reduced resin content. This exciting new trigger will eliminate over 19 tons of resin and 10 tons of steel usage PER YEAR!

Using materials which are made in the USA helps ensure a smaller global footprint, fitting perfectly into Simple Green's local supply chain strategy with shorter shipping distances vs. overseas manufacturing. This business model also supports local economies and continues Simple Green's tradition of providing USA—made goods.

The new package and delivery system are also a major step forward for the consumer. The new trigger makes cleaning with Simple Green even easier than ever before, providing a 28% increase in output, and a consumer—preferred spray pattern. The door foamer nozzle option allows the consumer to dispense product as either a foam or a traditional liquid spray, depending upon the job at hand. This enhanced package design and delivery system for our safer cleaning formulas is the perfect blend of form and function for today's consumer. You will see this new bottle and trigger appearing on shelves across the US and Canada throughout the year, as we move to this innovative new package.

The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) agrees… they awarded the new Simple Green bottle and trigger the GOLD PACKAGING AWARD for their Packaging and Merchandising Awards Program at the 2013 National Hardware Show in Las Vegas!

You can learn more about the entire family of Simple Green Cleaning Products including Concentrated Simple Green Cleaner/Degreaser — in original, lemon, orange and fresh scents, our complete automotive family, our line of Simple Green Naturals household cleaning products, our specialty Stone, Stainless Steel, and BBQ cleaning products, and much more by visiting simplegreen.com.

Simple Green has been on the cutting edge of safer and more sustainable cleaning formulas for over 35 years, and will continue to develop new and exciting products for generations to come.

Bolsa Chica Wetlands Clean–Up
Celebrating Earth Day
Bolsa Chica Wetlands Clean–Up
April 23, 2013

On April 22, 2013 we participated in an Earth Day clean–up at Bolsa Chica wetlands in Huntington Beach, CA. The Bolsa Chica Conservancy is a non–profit, non–political organization whose mission is to advocate the restoration and preservation of the Bolsa Chica Wetlands through public outreach, participation, education and leadership. During our Earth Day tutorial we were informed that from Santa Barbara to San Diego, 90% of Southern California's salt marshes are gone. The remaining 10% must be maintained and cared for because there are species that are dependent on these habitats. We participated by pulling invasive plants, like ice plant and star thistle, and...…Read More picking up trash.

The EGBAR Foundation
Reaching Over 1.5 Million Children
The EGBAR Foundation
April 23, 2013

Simple Green strives to make a difference in the world — through better, safer cleaning products, and through charitable giving. We have participated in hundreds of charitable events over the years, including the Coastal Commission Beach Clean Up events held through the United States, local beach, park and nature preserve clean—ups, celebrating Earth Day each year; and the EGBAR Golf Tournament benefitting Simple Green's EGBAR Foundation.

The EGBAR Foundation was founded in 1989 by Bruce FaBrizio, the President of Simple Green. EGBAR is an acronym for Everything's Gonna Be All Right. The foundation's mission is to provide educational opportunities that...…Read More teach children about the environment and how to care for it. Funds also support community clean—up projects, and most recently, partnerships with preservation and educational facilities like The SEA Lab Redondo beach, CA. These partners also focus on improving children's understandings of environmental issues and supports actions toward improving the environment around us.

The EGBAR Foundation has reached over 1.5 million children in the 18 years it has been in existence. Simple Green and the EGBAR Foundation remind everyone to "Think Globally, Act Locally."

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