Sustainable lifestyle products brand gains further traction with major Canadian retailers
May 19, 2016 (Vancouver, BC) Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX-V:SGB) (“Solegear” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its recently launched good natured™ office organization products are now available online at BestBuy.ca.
good natured™ stackable legal trays, self-stacker desk trays, vertical file holders, paper clip dispensers and pencil holders are all made with industry-leading 85% plant-based bioplastic materials that have been independently certified by the USDA BioPreferred® program.
The good natured™ brand, colours and packaging are all designed to bring a lighthearted, modern spirit to environmentally friendly consumer products and are available in four 2016 fashion colours – Raspberry, Mojito, Frosting and Licorice.
“We’re excited about the continued expansion of our good natured™ retail relationships with leaders like Best Buy Canada who know their customers expect the latest innovations,” said Paul Antoniadis, CEO of Solegear. “We have all seen how sustainable brands in other consumer categories like cleaning products, personal care and diapers have secured significant shelf space and market share from competitors. Our successful launch with major Canadian retailers puts Solegear in a clearly strong position to capture share in the multi-billion dollar home and office organization market that is dominated by petrochemical plastics.”
Developed in partnership with some of Canada’s top research institutions, Solegear’s independently certified LV1250 bioplastic contains some of the highest percentages of plant-based, renewable resources currently available for durable consumer goods products and can significantly reduce carbon emissions compared to the production of traditional petrochemical plastics.
About Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc.
Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX-V:SGB) is an innovator in the field of next generation bioplastics made from annually renewable plant-based sources. Committed to the principles of Green Chemistry, Solegear is driven by its mission to create healthier, safer and stronger communities by fundamentally changing the way plastics are made.
Solegear’s proprietary bioplastic formulations, Polysole® and Traverse®, are designed to meet today’s social and corporate requirements to lower carbon emissions, reduce waste and remove toxicity typically associated with traditional petroleum-based plastics. Together with its partners, Solegear custom engineers, produces and distributes its high-performance bioplastics as resin, sheets and finished goods with some of the highest percentages of renewable, plant-based materials currently available in the industry.
For more information: www.solegear.ca and www.mygoodnatured.com
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