Press Release

Contact: Lori Whalen

Phone: (949) 645-8489




July 23, 2019

Earth Friendly Products Sponsors Environmental Nature Center

and ENC Nature Preschool with In Kind Product Donations

Newport Beach, Calif., July 23, 2019 – The Environmental Nature Center (ENC) is excited to announce a new sponsor, Earth Friendly Products, the maker of ECOS® plant-powered cleaners, who will be providing the ENC and the ENC Nature Preschool with a range of sustainable cleaning products to utilize at its facilities. Products include ECOS® all-purpose and bathroom cleaners, as well as hand soap and laundry detergent.

Headquartered in Southern California, Earth Friendly Products produces environmentally friendly cleaners that are biodegradable and recyclable.  They are family owned and operated and committed to creating a cleaner, safer environment through their green cleaners, which “are made in the USA using thoughtfully sourced global ingredients and 100% renewable energy. Earth Friendly Products is the world’s first carbon neutral, water neutral, TRUE Zero Waste Platinum certified company.

“We are so excited to have Earth Friendly Products as a sponsor, because our values here at the ENC align so closely with their commitment to environmentally conscious products,” said ENC Assistant Director Lori Whalen. “We especially appreciate their TRUE Zero Waste certified facilities, something we are striving towards as well.”

The ENC is also in the process of achieving TRUE Zero Waste Certification at its main campus as well as at the ENC Nature Preschool, opening in September 2019. TRUE Zero Waste certification requires an organization to divert 95% or more of its waste from landfills and incinerators.


About the ENC

Founded in 1972, the ENC is a fascinating combination of 15 California native plant communities, wildlife habitat, walking trails, and sustainably designed, LEED Platinum certified learning center. For nearly 50 years years, the ENC has been shaped and caressed into a 5-acre landscape for learning, a sanctuary from life's pressures and a place of preservation and instruction. Serving over 28,000 students and thousands of visitors annually, the ENC is recognized as a leader in science and social science education providing opportunities for increasing our community's knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the natural world.

With a mission of providing quality education through hands-on experience with nature, the ENC inspires all generations to protect the natural world by serving as our community's foremost authority on ecological responsibility, sustainable practices and environmental education.  The ENC is a non-profit 501(c)-3 public benefit corporation.  For more information call 949-645-8489, or visit The ENC is located at 1601 16th St. in Newport Beach.