01/09/2009 - For Immediate Release
Middlebury, VT—Each year the organizers of the New York International Gift Fair work with Shaw+Co! Productions to select products and companies that are operating in a sustainable way. This year, for the January 2009 New York International Gift Fair, Shaw+Co! Productions have chosen Maple Landmark and their new product line Schoolhouse Naturals.
The SustainAbility: design for a better world exhibit for January 2009 features three criteria: "green"—products that are manufactured from recycled, recyclable or sustainable materials, "environmentally-friendly production process"—processes that use alternative energy sources for their production, and "socially-responsible business practices"—products made by indigenous peoples creating a sustainable living situation, and/or manufacturers that donate a percentage of profits to charitable organizations.
The Schoolhouse Naturals product line was chosen in the "green" products category. Schoolhouse Naturals features products for the 3 and under child. Each product is crafted from sustainably harvested hardwood maple, sanded smooth with engraved details, and has no finish or an option for some products is to have an earth origin finish. The Schoolhouse Naturals line includes baby rattles, building blocks, shape sorters, ABC Blocks, natural Scoots and Push N Pulls.
The items that were chosen for the showcase were the Shape Sorter Bench and the four natural Scoots—fire truck, school bus, racer and hybrid.
To learn more about the Schoolhouse Naturals products please visit www.maplelandmark.com.
Contact: Barbara Rainville • 800-421-4223
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