Klean Kanteen Partners with Leave No Trace to Teach Environmental Stewardship

Author:
Updated:
Original:

(CHICO, Calif.) Jan 2, 2017 – Klean Kanteen, the pioneering stainless steel food and drinkware brand, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 2017 annual Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer program. In 2017, Klean Kanteen’s donation will increase the nationwide reach and frequency of the program.

25333699933_2ae716260d_o

“The Traveling Trainer program is one of the best examples of ongoing grassroots environmentalism,” says Jeff Cresswell, Klean Kanteen co-owner and director of the brand’s environmental and fair labor department. “We’re proud to support a program that reaches so many Americans on a very personal level, with a message that’s easy to understand and share.” 

The Subaru/Leave No Trace trainer program consists of four teams of two educators that travel across the country in Subaru vehicles, teaching people how to protect and enjoy the outdoors responsibly. The program teaches Leave No Trace principles to the general public, volunteers, youth, nonprofit organizations, friend groups, governmental agencies and more. The Traveling Trainers live out of their Subaru vehicles, camping over 250 nights a year. In 2016, Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers reached over 15 million Americans.

Leave No Trace and Klean Kanteen share a longtime shared goal and commitment to environmental conservation through education and programs that allow people to experience and fall in love with the outdoors.

“Core to Klean’s mission around protecting the places where we live and play and preserving wild places for generations to come, the 2017 Leave No Trace program is truly an extension of our mission in motion,” said Melissa McClary, field marketing manager for Klean Kanteen.

“Brands like Klean Kanteen are what make the Traveling Trainer program so successful year after year,” says Dean Ronzoni, development manager at Leave No Trace. “Not only do they make products that help minimize single-use waste, but they support educational programs like ours that promote stewardship and sustainability.”

###

About Klean Kanteen
A leader in BPA-free, stainless steel drinkware and food transport, Klean Kanteen is family owned and operated, with distribution in 40-plus countries worldwide. With environmental stewardship and fair labor central to the company’s philosophy, Klean Kanteen is in Business for Good™. Since 2008, Klean has donated over $1.5 million in sales to environmental organizations working towards positive change through 1% for the Planet. From non-profit partnerships to grassroots events, Klean works closely with values-aligned companies and organizations to support efforts toward health, the reduction of single-use plastic, and environmental education and awareness. In 2012, Klean Kanteen proudly became a B Corporation, certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. For more information, please visit www.kleankanteen.com.

Related

Zach Starr

Klean Kanteen Bolsters Team with Three New Hires

CHICO, Calif. (Jan. 30 , 2017) – Klean Kanteen, the leader in reusable stainless steel food and beverage solutions, adds depth to its growing team with the addition of Zach Starr, Jeremy Cashman and Ian McWilliams to the company headquarters in Chico, California. Starr joins as ...read more

4 Straw Set-BK

Klean Kanteen expands product line with new Accessories and Insulated Reflect for 2017

CHICO, Calif. (Jan. 9, 2017) – With a new 2017 collection,Klean Kanteen continues to break ground with solutions to single use waste. Highlights of the new line include food-grade silicone and stainless steel straws, a new insulated tumbler straw lid set, a plant-based brush set ...read more

Bushnell_Outdoors_Logo

Bushnell Outdoors Announces Partnership with Leave No Trace

Overland Park, Kan. — Bushnell Outdoors, an industry-leader in outdoor technology innovation, has announced a partnership with Leave No Trace, a nonprofit organization that protects the environment by teaching people how to enjoy it. The leading non-profit educator of outdoor ...read more

Image placeholder title

Grand Trunk Teams Up with Leave No Trace in Celebration of Earth Day

Media Contact:Theresa BlakeTreehouse Communicationstheresa@treehousepr.com970 764 7783 Grand Trunk Teams Up with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics in Celebration of Earth Day Outdoor and travel gear brand donates 10-percent of online sales in April to support Leave No ...read more

kklogo

Klean Kanteen Strengthens Sales Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jen Burn, jen.burn@backbonemedia.net CHICO, Calif. (Dec 06, 2016) – Recent additions to the Klean Kanteen sales team continue to bolster the company’s commitment to providing outstanding reuseable stainless steel food and beverage solutions. ...read more

REI Lends Resources to Leave No Trace’s Mobile Educators

June 5, 2013 (Boulder, CO): REI, a foundational partner of the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, has just announced that it has extended support for Leave No Trace’s mobile education program, the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers. REI’s long history of involvement ...read more

crimsonred_jump_lowres

GetOutfitted launches retro onesie rental program and donates portion of sales to Leave No Trace

Colorado Springs, Colorado, February 1, 2016 Today, GetOutfitted, the "Rent the Runway" of ski apparel, added a collection of vintage ski onesies to their rental platform. Yep, ski onesies. One of the best (or worst) ski trends from the 80's and 90's (we will forever be fans). ...read more

Little Talbot Island State Park Designated a Leave No Trace Hot Spot

Boulder, CO- The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics recently designated Florida’s Little Talbot Island State Parkits first 2014 Leave No Trace Hot Spot as part of the nonprofit organization’s campaign to put Leave No Trace into action on public lands across the country. ...read more

leavenotracehotspotrelease

Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics Announces 2017 Hot Spot Locations for its Leave No Trace in Every Park Program

Sixteen Diverse and Popular National, State, and Local Parks and Protected Areas Have Been Selected as Leave No Trace Hot Spot Education Events December 12, 2016 (Boulder, Colo.) With more than 12 billion people visiting public lands each year, the need for Leave No Trace outdoor ...read more