Black Warrior Riverkeeper featured in Mercedes-Benz environment video

Black Warrior Riverkeeper has been featured in a Mercedes-Benz U.S. International video celebrating their 20th Anniversary in Alabama.

The 60 second video begins with the opening – “Our Mercedes-Benz production plant is located in one of the most beautiful areas in the South, and we are obliged to protect it.”

Touting it’s relationship with the riverkeeper group, Karl Moeller, an environmental engineer interviewed in the promotional film said, “Mercedes likes to support the Black Warrior Riverkeepers because of the work that they do to protect the water we drink.”

The company also recycles 66% of it’s waste and has a zero waste to landfill commitment.

Birmingham Alabama

“Mercedes-Benz U.S. International has been one of the Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s major donors for many years,” stated Charles Scribner, Executive Director of the Black Warrior Riverkeeper.  “They are perennially the lead sponsor of our concert fundraiser at Avondale Brewing Company, Earthbound’s Earthfest. They also annually convene dozens of top environmental organizations to educate hundreds of their employees about conservation.”

Recognized statewide and regionally for it’s commitment to a clean environment, Mercedes-Benz was awarded the Alabama Wildlife Federation’s Governor’s Conservation Award as Air Conservationist of the Year in 2015.

“Alabama is blessed to have such a generous and responsible company creating so many excellent jobs and partnerships for our state,” concluded Scribner.

To learn more about Mercedes-Benz commitment to Alabama’s waters and environment visit their environment page.

Pat Byington
Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.

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