PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clean Air Council announced today that the organization's 2017 Greenfest Philly presented by Toyota Hybrids will be held on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For the first time ever, the event will be held at Bainbridge Green on Bainbridge Street between Third and Fifth Streets. The festival will bring together more than 100 environmentally-friendly businesses and organizations in a festive outdoor marketplace. The popular day-long event attracts more than 15,000 socially conscious and engaged consumers. Greenfest will feature live music from popular local bands, MOM's Organic Market Kids' Corner with eco-friendly crafts and activities, a bike valet sponsored by Philadelphia Insurance Companies, Toyota Hybrids' ride and drive experience, organic food and drinks, a beer garden, handmade goods, and innovative green businesses and products - with the whole event being powered by solar panels presented by The Energy Co-op. A celebration of local sustainability efforts, Greenfest Philly will provide ways to take action to protect clean air, support environmental advocacy, and much more.
"As we celebrate the Clean Air Council's 50th anniversary, Greenfest Philly remains one of our most important and exciting events, as it brings together tens of thousands of socially conscious consumers and businesses who support the fight to protect the environment at this most critical of times," said Joseph Otis Minott, Esq., Executive Director. "Greenfest offers a brilliant opportunity for people throughout the region to exchange sustainable products, services, recipes and tips - all while enjoying a Sunday with their families in one of downtown Philadelphia's most beautiful green spaces."
"Toyota and the Tri-State Toyota Dealers are very proud to be the Presenting Sponsor a 2nd year in a row for the 12th annual Greentfest Philly. With Toyota's ongoing commitment to the development of vehicles that help reduce carbon emissions and as a leader in the alternative fuel segment, we are thrilled to once again support the Clean Air Council and this year's Greenfest," said Paul Muller, President of the Tri-State Toyota Dealers Association. "Toyota is committed to helping play a role in delivering cleaner air and environmental sustainability to our customers. With a portfolio of eight Toyota hybrid models plus the addition of our fuel cell vehicle the Mirai, we are the leader in alternative mobility and have a large selection of both hybrid sedans and SUV models to fit our customers' diversified needs. The newest edition to our hybrid line-up, the Prius Prime, will be on site for event goers to check out in this year's Toyota Hybrid display. We also plan to bring a ride-and-drive and provide the ability for event goers to take a test drive in one of our hybrid models in addition to our FCV, the 2017 Mirai. The Mirai with a range of over 300 miles per tank and emissions that consist only of water vapor, Mirai is leading the world toward a more sustainable fuel cell vehicle."
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