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09.01.2009 – SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — CHUMS | BEYOND COASTAL , a leading accessory brand since 1983 and natural based sunscreen provider since 2008, recently made a business decision to offset its environmental impact by purchasing Rocky Mountain Power’s Blue Sky renewable energy.
“Utah is home to a lot of outdoor companies and we’re taking great strides to preserve it,” said Jacki White, CHUMS | BEYOND COASTAL office manager.
“To us, buying Blue Sky is a reasonably priced means of doing something really positive,” said White. “We do quite a bit in terms of educating our employees about how we want to further our green culture, and Blue Sky is part of that effort.”
Blue Sky provides Rocky Mountain Power customers an easy way to support wind-powered generation and other renewable energy facilities in the region. When a customer enrolls in Blue Sky, the company purchases Green-e Energy-certified renewable energy certificates on behalf of the consumer from wind energy facilities in the region. Blue Sky funds also help support the development of smaller projects in local communities that can include wind, solar, geothermal, low-emission biomass or other certified renewable energy sources. About 30,900 Rocky Mountain Power customers in Utah, Wyoming and Idaho currently buy Blue Sky renewable energy
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About Chums | Beyond Coastal
Founded in 1983 in Hurricane, Utah, Chums has been the leader in accessories in the outdoor for over 25 years. In Jan. 2007, Chums purchased Chisco, creating a stronger market position through the joining of the two leading accessory brands. The two brands are now known as Chums. In 2008, Chums purchased Beyond Coastal sun care products. Beyond Coastal now offers a complete line of sun protection and sun care formulations created for the active outdoor lifestyle.