1% for the Planet Offers Free Music in Celebration of 41st Annual Earth Day

Download and Enjoy 1% for the Planet; The Music Vol. 1 Benefit Compilation On Earth Day, Friday, April 22nd

Waitsfield, VT -- In celebration of the 41st annual Earth Day, 1% for the Planet, a leading alliance of 1,400 businesses invested in supporting the work of 2,300 environmental organizations worldwide, is pleased to offer a FREE download of its ground-breaking benefit compilation, 1% for the Planet; The Music Vol.1.

For one day only, Earth Day, Friday April 22, 2011, fans of 1%, fans of the environment, and fans of good music everywhere need only to log onto the 1% website, insert the promo code below and sit back to enjoy tunes from top artists including Jackson Browne, Grace Potter, Brandi Carlile, Jack Johnson and more.

Downloading 1% for the Planet; The Music Vol. 1 is easy. Simply visit this URL and enter the code EARTHDAY11 to enjoy 41 rare and exclusive tracks on the 41st Earth Day.

"This is our way of giving back and encouraging others to do the same. It's simple: enjoy the music and consider paying it forward by donating to your favorite environmental non-profit on Earth Day," said Terry Kellogg, CEO of 1% for the Planet. "Music is fun and inspirational, and by offering this free download on Earth Day we acknowledge the great work of the businesses and causes that 1% for the Planet represents. We also welcome a new set of individuals to learn about 1% and how they can contribute to positive environmental change."

Don't delay, this a one-time, 24-hour promotion. The rest is up to you. Tweet, post to Facebook, share the news with friends and create a buzz for giving green on Earth Day. Once you've had a chance to enjoy the music remember to follow the example set by 1% for the Planet members and make a donation to your favorite environmental organizations. Together with free music, let's celebrate the work of thousands worldwide who are dedicated to ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.

About 1% for the Planet: The Music, Vol. 1
1% for the Planet: The Music, Vol. 1 is a one-of-a-kind music compilation. A diverse group of artists, including Jack Johnson, Mason Jennings, Josh Ritter and Jackson Browne, donated rare and exclusive tracks to produce the first album dedicated to supporting the environment. Over 15,000 copies of the all-digital release have been sold since its January 2010 introduction. For more information and a complete list of artists featured, please visit the 1% for the Planet site.

About 1% for the Planet
Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, owner of Blue Ribbon Flies, 1% for the Planet is a growing global movement of over 1,350 member companies in 43 countries that donate one percent of their sales to environmental organizations worldwide. Each day, more than one new business joins the 1% for the Planet movement. As a network, the 1% community has become a frontrunner in funding the work of environmental groups around the world. For more information on 1% for the Planet visit our home page here.