SOURCE: Christie Communications

April 16, 2007 06:00 ET

Christie Communications Brings a Gust of Green to the Windy City

Green Festival Celebrates Chicago's Green Initiatives April 21-22

SANTA BARBARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 16, 2007 -- With Earth Day around the corner as Chicago emerges as the leading green city in the United States, Gillian Christie and the Christie Communications Green Team are proud to introduce environmental enthusiasts and Chicagoans to a host of ethical, green companies promoting natural living, environmental sustainability and eco-awareness at the Chicago Green Festival, April 21-22nd at McCormick Place.

The Chicago Green Festival invites green businesses, government, social and environmental movements and eco-conscious consumers to exchange ideas and services with the goal of positively affecting social and environmental change. After successful events in Washington, DC and San Francisco, the Green Festival will make its Chicago debut with over 450 exhibitors showcasing cutting-edge low impact, organic and fair trade products and services to over 65,000 attendees. Christie Communications is proud to partner with SustainLane, a community-powered directory of green companies, to bring new and innovative green products to the Chicago Green Festival.

Guests to the Chicago Green Festival can experience the latest in eco-friendly products in all different categories at SustainLane's E-Lounge. Sample the world's first and only USDA Certified Organic and Fair Trade Certified energy drink, Steaz® Energy. Steaz® Energy provides a high-energy burst with natural sources of caffeine including: green tea, acai, yerba mate and guarana and packs the antioxidant punch equal to an entire cup of green tea. A portion of the proceeds from any sales of Steaz® Energy at the Chicago Green Festival will be donated to the Sri Lanka Foundation to aid in the rebuilding of homes, lives and educational systems in the tsunami ravaged area. Hungry visitors to SustainLane's E-Lounge can also discover the deliciously healthy crunch of Mr. Krispers® Baked Rice Krisps. Mr. Krispers® Baked Rice Krisps are made with organic brown rice and are completely wheat and gluten free. Available in four delicious flavors including: Sea Salt and Pepper, Sour Cream and Onion, Nacho and BBQ, Mr. Krispers® Baked Rice Krisps are the ultimate good-for-you snacking indulgence.

SustainLane's E-Lounge will also be showcasing lighting from Full Spectrum Solutions, the innovator and manufacturer of the patented BlueMax™ high definition, energy efficient, environmentally friendly, full spectrum lighting, which will be given away as part of SustainLane's raffle with a Sunlawn Environmentally Friendly lawnmower!

Full Spectrum Solutions' light therapy lamps will be available at the SustainLane Partner Booth #3002/3004 and are proven safe and effective in treating the symptoms of sunlight deprivation, including winter blues and SAD, affecting million of Americans everywhere. And for all gardening enthusiasts looking for the newest eco-friendly tools, Sunlawn, the leader in conscientious garden solutions, will be featuring an exciting line up of their newest products. Also at SustainLane's Partner Booth, Sunlawn will showcase the lightweight LMM Push Reel Mower, the super-efficient MM-2 Manual Reel mower, the top of the line EM-2 Electric Mower, and the ultra-light BTE-1 edger/trimmer. Without the use of gas combustion engines, Sunlawn's products make lawn maintenance a noise-free and pollution-free experience with their flame hardened 7 blade system which mulches the lawn (no bagging required) and reduces spore count for allergies.

Pinch Plus Organic Herbs and Spices will add extra flavor to the Chicago Green Festival at their own booth #3090 with their full line of organic herbs and spices. Innovatively packaged in environmentally friendly pouches that are air, light and moisture tight, Pinch Plus Organic Herbs and Spices ensure a shelf life of up to two years longer than traditional herbs and spices. Recently named one of "America's Best 100" food products by Reader's Digest, Pinch Plus Organic Herbs and Spices will give Green Festival attendees the chance to enjoy the finest dried seasonings available without added preservatives or harmful MSG, just pure flavor the way it was meant to be enjoyed!

Stop by SustainLane's E-Lounge, Partner Booth #3002/3004, and Pinch Plus' booth #3090 at the first annual Chicago Green Festival to discover the hottest trends in eco-conscious living!

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