Tree Canada

Tree Canada
Allied Van Lines

Allied Van Lines

September 30, 2009 09:54 ET

Tree Canada and Allied Van Lines-Working Together for a Greener Tomorrow

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 30, 2009) - Tree Canada and Allied Van Lines, the world's largest moving company, are proud to announce their new association in which Allied has committed to sponsor the planting of 15,000 trees in the next three years across Canada.

For every 3,000 miles driven by Allied, a tree will be planted by Tree Canada, the country's largest tree planting organization.

"Our association with Tree Canada exemplifies our commitment to making a tangible contribution to greener communities across the country," commented Rob Grohn, President of Allied Van Lines, Canada. "Planting trees is another way we can take responsibility for the wellbeing of future generations."

"We are pleased to be working with a company that is so concerned about its effect on the environment," said Michael Rosen, Tree Canada president. "Our work with Allied will benefit all Canadians in the long term."

About Allied Van Lines

Established in 1928, Allied Van Lines, with more than 500 agent locations in North America, is an experienced leader in household goods moving and specialized transportation services. Allied is one of the established global brands of SIRVA Inc., a leader in providing relocation services to corporations, consumers and governments around the world. For more information about Allied Van Lines, visit www.allied.com.

About Tree Canada

Tree Canada is a not-for-profit charitable organization established to encourage Canadians to plant and care for trees in urban and rural environments. A winner of the Canadian Environmental Award (2007), Tree Canada engages Canadian companies, government agencies and individuals to support the planting of trees, the greening of schoolyards, and other efforts to sensitize Canadians to the benefits of planting and maintaining trees. To date, more than 76 million trees have been planted, more than 450 schoolyards have been greened, and Tree Canada has organized 8 national urban forest conferences. More information about Tree Canada is available at www.treecanada.ca.

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