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Young Female Social Entrepreneurs Behind Susty Party Celebrate Launch of New Line of Party Tableware Into WHOLE FOODS MARKET®

Susty Party Tableware is Compostable and Made from Renewable Plants in the USA

Published 08-14-12

Submitted by Susty Party

According to the US EPA, the party and event industry is the second largest waste generator in the USA, just behind the construction industry.  To address this problem, 28-year old Brooklyn residents Emily Doubilet and Jessica Holsey decided to bring sustainability into the world of parties and events by creating Susty Party's line of compostable, non-toxic party plates, bowls and straws, made in the USA from renewable plant materials.  

"Launching into Whole Foods Market® is a huge step in helping us achieve our mission: making the world a better place and having fun at the same time," said Holsey. 

Susty Party is a for-benefit certified B Corporation and a YouthTrade company driven by conscious entrepreneurship. "Our mission guides everything we do," said Doubilet. "We're pumped to add more products to our line and continue to encourage people and the party industry to have fun and make sustainable choices at the same time."

In May, Susty Party plates, bowls and straws launched into all Whole Foods Markets in New England.  Distribution has since expanded to include  all Whole Foods Markets in the Northeast and a launch  into the Mid-Atlantic by the holiday season.

To announce the New York City launch, co-owners Doubilet and Holsey are throwing a party at the Whole Foods Bowery location in NYC on August 15, with the help of other NYC and Brooklyn-based Whole Foods Market vendors and friends: Anarchy in a Jar, Brooklyn Brine Co., Brooklyn Salsa Company, Hot Bread Kitchen, Kombucha Brooklyn, Liddabit Sweets, Phin and Phebes, Runa Tea, and Steve’s Ice Cream. 

"The event is intended to be a celebration of entrepreneurship, community, and respect for the environment," said Holsey. Doubilet added: "We live by our motto: Respect Earth & party on!"

Founded in 2009, Susty Party creates compostable, non-toxic party tableware made from renewable materials in the USA and sells a wide variety of eco-friendly party supplies and brands on their sustyparty.com online store. Based in Brooklyn, Susty Party is proud to say its products are on shelves just a subway ride away.

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Susty Party creates responsibly made, eco-friendly party supplies and compostable tableware. Parties and events generate the second largest amount of waste in the USA, just behind the construction industry! Susty Party products make parties more sustainable, and sustainability a little more fun. Susty Party plates, bowls and straws are available in retail stores. And right here, our online store offers a curated selection of Susty Party-approved party supplies from many of our favorite #susty brands.

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