USA Triathlon (USAT) has signed an agreement with EcoSportsBottle.com, a division of of Innovative Companies LLC, giving the environmentally friendly bottle producer official green product supplier status.
EcoSportsBottle produces a line of environmentally friendly products, including hydration bottles and Eco Goody Bags, which are aimed at appealing to multisport athletes and event directors alike.
Through its partnership with USAT, EcoSportsBottle offers special customised programmes and a discount to USAT Clubs, Certified Coaches and the general membership. This offer is dedicated to USAT Sanctioned Race Directors, offering substantial discounts on EcoSportsBottle products to assist race directors in their efforts to incorporate eco- friendly initiatives at their events.
“We are truly honoured and excited to work with USA Triathlon,” said EcoSportsBottle.com founder Diane Camet. “It is a wonderful opportunity for us, as athletes having competed at sanctioned USAT events, to be able to work in partnership to help raise funds and awareness for USAT, our health and the environment.”
“USAT is committed to focusing on the sustainability of triathlon, and EcoSportsBottle.com comes aboard as an ideal partner in a critical time for promoting our ‘GoGreen’ message,” said USA Triathlon Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications Tim Yount. “These products are healthy, environmentally sustainable, and super lightweight. What else could the multisport community ask for in a water bottle? ”
Through its GoGreen initiative, USAT is committed to implementing programmes that preserve natural resources and protect the environment. This commitment is evidenced in USAT’s use of recycled paper in printing projects, offering educational programmes to its members, coaches and race directors, in addition to pursuing recycling and environmentally responsible efforts at its national office and championship events. Partnerships with organisations such as Athletes for a Fit Planet, Greenlayer Sports Apparel, and Eco-Sports Bottle ensure that USAT supports and promotes eco-friendly products and services in a manner consistent with a policy of ensuring that it ‘goes green’.