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LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired Announces Launch of LightHouse ECO

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March 28, 2024

CONTACT: Summer Sanzo Dittmer

510.332.8087 | press@lighthouse-sf.org  

LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Announces Launch of LightHouse ECO

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Today, LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired proudly launches LightHouse ECO, a rebrand of its manufacturing social enterprise housed at the Sirkin Center in Alameda, Calif. The new brand identity highlights a commitment to environmental sustainability and empowering the blind and low vision community through employment in manufacturing eco-friendly cleaning products.

“With LightHouse ECO, we are advancing our commitment to inclusivity and environmental sustainability,” said Brandon Cox, COO of LightHouse. “Our SKILCRAFT® products exemplify this by providing the U.S. government products that uphold top-notch environmental standards and empower our blind and low vision workforce, proving sustainability and social responsibility can go hand in hand.”

LightHouse ECO’s line of cleaning products includes several solutions certified by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Safer Choice Program. These highly effective products are safe for the environment, budget-friendly, and support an inclusive economy. These products are formulated, tested, blended, and bottled by a workforce that is 75 percent individuals blind or low vision individuals. By purchasing our products, you are supporting economic empowerment and independence for the blind and low vision community.

LightHouse ECO produces their SKILCRAFT® products in partnership with the National Industries for the Blind and the AbilityOne program. For more information about LightHouse ECO and its product offerings, visit lighthouse-eco.org.

About LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Founded in 1902, LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired is one of California’s oldest nonprofit organizations and is among the largest organizations dedicated to blindness in North America. LightHouse works with people who are blind, deafblind, and low vision of all ages, from infants to older adults, and provides them with the training and skills they need to live independent, prosperous, and joyful lives. Under its LightHouse ECO brand, the organization develops and manufactures high quality, eco-conscious solutions for all commercial cleaning needs. 

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