PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In a continual commitment to give back to schools, Lysol®, an RB brand, has partnered with Box Tops for Education to help schools nationwide earn funding for education while creating a healthy back-to-school experience so students can focus on what matters most during the school year – learning.
"With approximately 38 million school days missed each year due to influenza alone1, Lysol strives to encourage healthy habits and proper surface disinfection at home and in schools," said Rory Tait, Marketing Director, Lysol. "We know that teachers are using Lysol disinfecting products to keep their classroom and students healthy. Now that Lysol is the exclusive surface household cleaning brand to partner with Box Tops for Education, we hope parents and teachers can rest easy in knowing that the cleaning and disinfecting products they already use and trust can earn cash for their school."
In addition to the partnership, leading up to the start of the school year, Lysol wants to help schools earn even more. For a limited time, when purchasing two participating Lysol products, 20 bonus eBoxTops - the equivalent of $2 worth of Box Tops - will be available for redemption.
This fall also marks the 20th birthday of Box Tops for Education which was founded by General Mills. To learn more about Box Top for Education, visit BoxTops4Education.com.
"Since 1996, Box Tops for Education has helped schools earn more than $780 million and has played an important role in providing cash for schools to buy the things they need," said Audra Carson, who leads the Box Tops for Education program at General Mills. "Through our partnership with Lysol, we're ensuring that schools continue to benefit by providing unrestricted funding to help with basic operating needs and programs that would not be possible otherwise, such as field trips, classroom technology, musical instruments and so much more."
To learn more about Lysol and Box Tops for Education-eligible products, visit Lysol.com/boxtops
Terms & Conditions: Buy two participating Lysol or Finish Box Tops for Education products in a single transaction between 4/24/16 and 5/31/17 and earn 20 eBoxTops. Mark a star next to the following items on your receipt: date of transaction, qualifying/participating Lysol or Finish purchases and receipt total. Log in to your Box Tops for Education account (or register), select school and upload picture of your receipt(s.) Submit receipt(s) by 5/31/17. After uploading your picture, you will receive notification of submission error or success. Upon completion of submission, check your email for status. For all details, including a list of qualifying products, visit Lysol.com/boxtops for Program Terms.
RB* is one of the world's leading consumer health and hygiene companies. The company has operations in over 60 countries, with headquarters in London, Dubai and Amsterdam, and sales in most countries across the globe. The company employs approximately 37,000 people worldwide.
Inspired by a purpose to deliver innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, RB is in the top 20 of companies listed on the London Stock Exchange. We are the global No. 1 or No. 2 in the majority of our fast-growing categories, driven by an exceptional rate of innovation. Our health, hygiene and home portfolio is led by our global Powerbrands including: Nurofen, Strepsils, Gaviscon, Mucinex, Durex, Scholl, Clearasil, Lysol, Dettol, Veet, Harpic, Cillit Bang, Mortein, Finish, Vanish, Calgon, Air Wick, Woolite and French's. Our Powerbrands represent 80% of our net revenue.
RB is redefining the world of consumer health and hygiene. Our people and unique culture are at the heart of our success. We have a drive for achievement and a passion to outperform wherever we focus, including sustainability where we are targeting a 1/3 reduction in water impact, 1/3 reduction in carbon and 1/3 of net revenue from more sustainable products. We are proud to be Save the Children's largest global partner, with a new vision to radically reduce one the world's largest killer of children under 5, diarrhea.
For more information visit www.rb.com.
*RB is the trading name of Reckitt Benckiser group of companies
About Box Tops for Education
America's K-8 schools have earned more than $780 million through the Box Tops for Education® program since it started in 1996. More than 80,000 schools use that cash to purchase items such as computers, library books, art supplies, playground equipment and more. Schools can earn up to $20,000 per year by clipping Box Tops on hundreds of participating products. To learn more visit www.boxtops4education.com.
1 CDC. "Vital Health and Statistics. Current Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 1996."; Published October 1999