Smile Squared, Inc. To Donate One Million Bamboo Toothbrushes Containing DuPont™ Herox® Nylon Filaments To Children In Need
ST. LOUIS, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DuPont™ will provide Smile Squared, Incorporated with a donation of enough Herox® nylon filaments to manufacture one million Smile Squared bamboo toothbrushes. The toothbrushes will be donated to children in need via a variety of charitable organizations, including International Justice Mission, a global human rights agency that includes Smile Squared toothbrushes in their after-care kits for victims of slavery and violent oppression.
Eric Cope , Co-Founder and President of Smile Squared says that the donation of Herox® filaments by DuPont Filaments, "will expand the reach of Smile Squared's toothbrush donations and make headway in our goal of abating painful, unsightly, and potentially dangerous tooth decay among children worldwide. DuPont Filaments is helping us meet our ambitious goal of donating one million toothbrushes to children in need by 2015. Smile Squared views tooth decay as a preventable pandemic. We hope to see our small products make a big difference in this fight."
Hok-Hoh Wong , CEO of DuPont Filaments, Shanghai, adds that "we are pleased to have the opportunity to work with Smile Squared on this worthwhile cause. We are able to help children in need, and do so with sustainable materials."
Smile Squared toothbrushes are fabricated from sustainably grown, biodegradable bamboo and packaged in a recyclable paper box. DuPont™ Herox® nylon filaments are made from 60% renewable raw materials. Additionally, Herox® filaments meet FDA food-contact regulations, and EU safety requirements.
ABOUT SMILE SQUARED:
Based in St. Louis, Missouri, and created by husband and wife entrepreneurial team Eric and Geri Cope , Smile Squared designs their sustainably produced, eco-friendly toothbrushes in the United States, and gives one to a child in need for every one that is purchased. Smile Squared toothbrushes are available for purchase online through the company's website, http://www.SmileSquared.com, and in select brick-and-mortar retailers and dentist's offices throughout the United States. Smile Squared aims to give one million toothbrushes away to children in need by 2015. Sales inquiries: Info@SmileSquared.com. Phone: (314) 884-5972. Mail: P.O. Box 31183, Saint Louis, Missouri, 63131. http://www.twitter.com/Smile_Squared. http://www.facebook.com/SmileSquared.
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