CarbonFree® Certified LG Mach Available To Customers Nov. 11

         CarbonFree® Certified LG Mach Available To Customers Nov. 11

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BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 12, 2012

CarbonFree certification from NSF International and Foundation
demonstrate product is carbon-neutral

Sprint, LG Bring Users Carbon Neutral Cell Phone in Time for the Holidays

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The
Foundation applauded the announcement by LG Electronics USA and Sprint that
the LG Mach smartphone with environmentally friendlier features will be
available Nov. 11.

LG Mach, available from Sprint for $99 with a two-year contract, has earned
the CarbonFree® label under the rigorous product certification program offered
by the Foundation and NSF International's Sustainability

With the CarbonFree Certified Product program, LG has offset the carbon
footprint of the manufacturing of the LG Mach at no extra cost to the customer
through the use of third-party verified carbon reduction projects

"Being part of the CarbonFree Certified Product program helps demonstrate LG's
overarching commitment to the environment," said Tom Bruursema, General
Manager of NSF Sustainability.

"With its new CarbonFree certified mobile phone, LG is helping to fight
climate change and continuing to provide consumers with cutting-edge
products," stated president Eric Carlson.

The LG Mach is the latest carbon neutral product in a line of CarbonFree
certified offerings. LG Electronics was the first in its industry to
distribute home appliances, solar panels and other consumer electronics that
were part of the CarbonFree Certified Product Program. These CarbonFree 
Certified Products represent another step in LG's commitment to environmental
sustainability and energy-efficient products and services, including a wide
range of ENERGY STAR® -qualified appliances and electronics products.

About LG Electronics USA: LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs,
N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $49 billion
global force and technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances
and mobile communications. In the United States, LG Electronics sells a range
of stylish and innovative mobile phones, home entertainment products, home
appliances, and air conditioning systems and energy solutions, all under LG's
"Life's Good" marketing theme. LG Electronics is a 2012 ENERGY STAR® Partner
of the Year. For more information, please visit

About Foundation: is a leading nonprofit climate
solutions organization, making it easy and affordable for individuals,
businesses and organizations to reduce their climate impact and hasten our
transition to a low-carbon economy. supports innovative
renewable energy, energy efficiency and forestry projects globally that reduce
carbon emissions and help people. has worked with over 2,000
corporate and nonprofit partners. More at

About NSF International: NSF International is an independent organization that
writes standards, tests and certifies products for the construction, food,
water and consumer goods industries to minimize adverse health effects and
protect the environment ( NSF Sustainability draws upon this
expertise in standards development, product assurance and certification,
advisory services and quality management systems to help companies green their
products, operations, systems and supply chains. Product assessments include
testing and certification for sustainable products such as green chemicals and
building products. Through its National Center for Sustainability Standards,
NSF also develops sustainability standards for products such as carpet,
flooring, and other commercial building materials.

SOURCE Foundation

Contact: Alterra Hetzel, +1-240-247-0627
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