Alcoa Intalco Works Sponsors “Green Fair"

Alcoa Intalco Works Sponsors “Green Fair"

Alcoa Intalco Works Sponsors “Make an Impact Green Fair”


Ferndale, WA – June 26, 2013 – Alcoa is partnering with the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) to host the “Make an Impact Green Fair” at Alcoa Intalco Works to give employees and the public a chance to learn more about protecting the environment, saving energy, and saving money.
The Green Fair, to be held July 9 at Alcoa’s Intalco Works in Ferndale, will provide useful tips and resources from local businesses and organizations that promote sustainability. The fair will feature contests and giveaways and also sustainable food vendors. In addition, visitors are invited to take an Energy Pledge or complete the Make an Impact Carbon Calculator online at http://alcoa.c2es.org/green-fairs. By entering the Promo Code “FERNDALE” visitors will be entered into a random drawing to win a $50 gift card.

The Alcoa Intalco Works Green Fair will include representatives from Sustainable Connections, ReSources, the City of Bellingham, the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association and more.

Make an Impact is a program provided by Alcoa Foundation andC2ES to mobilize individual action on climate change. Since its launch in September 2008, the program has helped Alcoa families and neighbors commit to save more than $2.3 million by reducing energy use, avoiding more than 43 million pounds of carbon emissions. 

“The Green Fair is a great way for Alcoa to demonstrate its mission of sustainability,” said Intalco Location Manager Barry Hullett. “It is a great community event that will give employees and our community the chance to meet with environmental groups in our area and learn more about products and choices that are good for the environment -- and their pocketbook.”

Details about the Make an Impact Green Fair:

Alcoa Intalco Works
Tuesday, July 9, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Totem Terrace, 4050 Mountain View Road, Ferndale, WA 98248

For more information:
Green Fairs website: http://alcoa.c2es.org/green-fairs
Twitter: Follow @tweetanimpact and @AlcoaFoundation and look for #AlcoaGreenFair
Facebook: Like us at www.facebook.com/makeanimpact
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About Make an Impact
The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions has partnered with the Alcoa Foundation to bring the Make an Impact program to Alcoa communities. Make an Impact is a community-focused project aimed at raising awareness and mobilizing action on climate change. It provides tools and resources for Alcoa employees, customers, their families and the local community to understand and manage their individual carbon footprint. More information is at http://makeanimpact.c2es.org/

About Alcoa Foundation
Alcoa Foundation is one of the largest corporate foundations in the U.S., with assets of approximately US$460 million. Founded 60 years ago, Alcoa Foundation has invested more than US$570 million since 1952. In 2012, Alcoa Foundation contributed more than US$21 million to nonprofit organizations throughout the world, building innovative partnerships to improve the environment and educate tomorrow’s leaders for careers in manufacturing and engineering. The work of Alcoa Foundation is further enhanced by Alcoa’s thousands of employee volunteers who share their talents and time to make a difference in the communities where Alcoa operates. Through the company’s signature Month of Service program, in 2012, a record 60 percent of Alcoa employees took part in more than 1,050 events across 24 countries, benefiting more than 450,000 people and 2,050 nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit www.alcoafoundation.com and follow @AlcoaFoundation on Twitter.

About C2ES
The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) is an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization promoting strong policy and action to address the challenges of energy and climate change. Launched in November 2011, C2ES is the successor to the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. More information is at www.c2es.org.
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