Earth Friendly Products CEO to receive Business Innovator Award
Earth Friendly Products and its Baby Ecos line of plant-based cleaning products have won a dual award from Single Moms Planet, a charitable organization that empowers women and children to achieve economic wellness and stability.
Single Moms Planet will recognize Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, president and CEO of the Cypress, Calif.-based plant-based home cleaning products company, and the Baby Ecos line of plant-powered cleaners at its 4th Annual Single Mom's Awards on May 11. Vlahakis-Hanks will receive the "Business Innovator Award" for her work in developing safer green formulations in the Ecos and Baby Ecos lines of cleaning products. In addition, Baby Ecos will receive special recognition as the "Family Brand of the Year " for protecting families and the environment.
Single Moms Planet was created to empower single mothers through comprehensive programs of mentorship, financial aid, family counseling, and entrepreneurial training to enable single moms to create better opportunities for themselves and their children.
Earth Friendly Products is a family-owned and operated company that is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017.
Earth Friendly Products' supports its employees and their families with one of the highest minimum wages in the nation and family-friendly benefits such as paid healthcare and paid leave.
Earth Friendly Products recently achieved the Triple Crown of sustainable manufacturing: carbon neutrality, water neutrality, and Platinum-level Zero Waste certification.
Family owned and operated since 1967, Earth Friendly Products is the maker of more than 200 environmentally friendly products that are safer for people, pets and the planet and are made with plant-based ingredients.