December 18, 2007 —
Earth Tones was founded by a coalition of non-profit organizations in 1993. Over a decade later, the company continues to be completely owned and operated by non-profit groups. Their mission is to provide high-quality communications services and great customer service while providing customer tools to help protect the planet.
In addition to delivering profits to environmental causes, Earth Tones also sends regular "Green Alerts" to customers. These monthly updates provide information on pressing environmental issues and suggests easy ways to get involved. Long distance customers even receive toll-free numbers to call Congress and other decision-makers for free. Internet or wireless customer can receive the Green Alert via e-mail and, through the company website, have constant access to up-to-the-minute environmental campaigns that need your help.
Earth Tones bills come on 100 percent recycled paper and electronic, tree-free billing is strongly encouraged. The company can recycle your old wireless phone for you.