ROSWELL, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kimberly-Clark Professional* today announced the Think Green Getaway Contest designed to support and celebrate “green” innovation ideas that have the potential to produce significant eco-friendly changes. Contestants are asked to share their Seed of Change ideas for saving materials, money or waste at work. For every idea submitted, Kimberly-Clark Professional* will plant a seedling in a local park. Any Seed of Change idea that is implemented by the contestant’s company will be registered to win a special Greenovation Award from Kimberly-Clark Professional*.
“At Kimberly-Clark Professional* we are working to take green innovation to the next level and shape the world of tomorrow,” said Randy Kates, Director, Global Scientific Business. “The Think Green Getaway Contest is a way for us to extend our commitment to sustainability to our partners, customers and consumers.”
The grand prize winner of the Think Green Getaway Contest will receive a choice of a Green Package vacation or a Green Package entertainment center. The Green Package vacation includes two annual passes to all U.S. National Parks and recreational lands for one year, two round trip tickets for air travel with carbon offsets plus $1,000 cash. The Green Package entertainment center includes a laptop or flat-screen television with many energy-saving and green packaging features. The second prize winners will receive two annual passes to all U.S. National Parks and recreational lands for one year and a solar-power charging Voltaic backpack. For more information about the Think Green Getaway Contest please visit: www.kimtech.com/reducetoday.
About Kimberly-Clark Professional*
Kimberly-Clark Professional* is dedicated to providing essential solutions for a healthier, safer and more productive workplace. These include a unique portfolio of innovative, cost-effective and sustainable offerings for office buildings and lodging properties, healthcare facilities, manufacturing environments, laboratories and cleanrooms, educational facilities, food preparation and processing operations, and home professionals. Kimberly-Clark Professional* offers a comprehensive array of hand hygiene and contamination control solutions to break the germ transmission chain and help create a healthier workplace as well as wiping and safety solutions that minimize risk and drive productivity. Its trusted global brands include Kleenex, Scott, Jackson Safety, WypAll and Kimtech. Located in Roswell, Ga., Kimberly-Clark Professional* is one of Kimberly-Clark Corporation’s four business sectors. For more information, visit www.kcprofessional.com.
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds the No. 1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries.