08Oct

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Valerie Wolford, Communications Manager
City of Green
330-806-0311

October 7,2020

The City of Green and Diebold Nixdorf through an Arbor Day Foundation grant
to plant 62 trees at Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road, in Green on October 14 & 15

GREEN, OH – On October 14 and 15, the City of Green, a Tree City USA Community since 2018, will partner with Diebold Nixdorf, Telemark Diversified Graphics and the Arbor Day Foundation to plant 62 trees in Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road.  Some of the trees will be planted by local volunteers and City employees along the newly restored Boettler Park stream to help stabilize the stream banks. Additional trees will be planted to create arboretum-type pockets within the park for educational purposes.

“This is another great project brought to life from our Living Green Task Force. Through their initiative, we were able to team with local businesses in their efforts to give back to the community in an environmentally impactful way,” said Green Mayor Gerard Neugebauer.   

“Diebold Nixdorf, along with our supplier Telemark, actively seeks ways to replenish the environment to ensure a sustainable future for all of us. Being able to plant these trees in a local park that many of our Northeast Ohio-based associates enjoy is an added benefit,” said Jeff Reinmann, Global Environmental & Sustainability, Legal and Compliance, Diebold Nixdorf.

“We are proud to encourage and support local efforts to plant trees. Cities and towns around the globe that line their streets and fill their parks with trees are building healthier, happier communities,” said Dan Lambe, president, Arbor Day Foundation. 

Trees offer vast benefits for the community at large. Thriving urban forests bolster human health, from encouraging physical activity to reducing respiratory illnesses stemming from air pollution. In the United States, park trees alone remove about 75,000 tons ($500 million) of air pollution each year. And urban trees reduce runoff of sediment, pollutants, and organic matter into streams, improving our water quality. Trees have also been shown to reduce crime, lower stress levels, and develop community pride.

To learn more about this event, visit www.cityofgreen.org.

About The City of Green, Ohio: Incorporated as a city in 1992, Green is a prosperous, progressive and promising community with more than 25,000 residents.  Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County.    Visit www.cityofgreen.org.   

About the Arbor Day Foundation:  Founded in 1972, the Arbor Day Foundation has grown to become the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, with more than one million members, supporters, and valued partners. During the last 45 years, more than 350 million Arbor Day Foundation trees have been planted in neighborhoods, communities, cities and forests throughout the world. Our vision is to help others understand and use trees as a solution to many of the global issues we face today, including air quality, water quality, climate change, deforestation, poverty and hunger.

As one of the world’s largest operating conservation foundations, the Arbor Day Foundation educates and engages stakeholders and communities across the globe to involve themselves in its mission of planting, nurturing, and celebrating trees. More information is available at arborday.org

About Diebold Nixdorf:  Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is a world leader in enabling connected commerce. We automate, digitize and transform the way people bank and shop. As a partner to the majority of the world’s top 100 financial institutions and top 25 global retailers, our integrated solutions connect digital and physical channels conveniently, securely and efficiently for millions of consumers each day. The company has a presence in more than 100 countries with approximately 22,000 employees worldwide. Visit www.DieboldNixdorf.com for more information.

About Telemark: Telemark Diversified Graphics (TDG) is a 50-year leader in the printing and converting of direct thermal papers and films.  By partnering with Arbor Day, we can help share some of our core values.  TDG streamlines the pricing, production and distribution of our products, which allow customers to focus on their core business.  TDG is not only a US leader, but is now exporting to countries around the world. Visit www.telemarkcorp.com for more information.

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Valerie Wolford

Communications Manager

C: 330-806-0311

O: 330-896-6602

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