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Give Your Bum a Voice! Kleercut University of Alberta

Presented by Greenpeace Canada, Environment Direct Action Network and Alberta Foothills Network

The students and alumni of this student group are raising awareness on campus regarding the source of the university’s toilet paper and paper towels: Kimberly-Clark. Also, makers of many household items such as Kleenex and Scott paper towels, this corporate giant has been found to be placing a huge demand on cheap pulp from Canada’s Boreal Forest. One of its sources includes Alberta’s endangered foothills forests. Read More

Big Bad Corporations on Campus: The Link between toilet paper on campus and Alberta’s Endangered Foothills Forests

<div class="flexinode-body flexinode-1"><div class="flexinode-textfield-2"><div class="form-item"> <label>Location: </label> Edmonton </div> </div><div class="flexinode-textarea-1"><div class="form-item"> <label>Description: </label> <p><a href="http://albertafoothillsnetwork.org/">Alberta Foothills Network</a> • <strong>Environmental Direct Action Network</strong></p><p>The official <strong>Give your Bum a Voice! University of Alberta - Kimberly Clark Campaign</strong> is about to commence! Please join us for the presentation outlined below to learn more.</p><p>If you are unable to make the presentation but are interested in any of the following, please email Rebecca at <span class="spamspan"><span class="u">savethefoothills</span> [at] <span class="d">gmail [dot] com</span></span> for info on how you can join this exciting campaign.</p><p>This new campaign will offer:</p><ul><li>Fun, creative and exciting actions, events and meetings;</li><li>Experience, training and mentoring for all levels of activists and organizers from experts in Alberta and beyond;</li><li>Learn more about the link between consumption (on campus and in your home) in Alberta and the loss of our foothill forests;</li><li>An original Market Action Campaign: one of the first of its kind in the province;</li><li>Working cooperatively with the environmental communities of the University, Edmonton, Canada and the USA;</li><li>Opportunities for <span style="font-weight: bold">you</span> to make a difference for forests, wildlife and water in <span style="font-weight: bold">our</span> province.</li></ul><span style="font-weight: bold">When:</span> Wed Sept 13, 2pm <p><span style="font-weight: bold">Where:</span> <a href="http://www.campusmap.ualberta.ca/building.cfm?id=36" target="_blank">Humanities L1-2</a>, U of A Campus</p> </div> </div></div>
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