Nov 3rd Call to Action: Kleenex-=Kleercut
- Hi Folks,
As you read this message, Kimberly-Clark <http://www.kleercut.net/> is
clear-cutting ancient forests to make Kleenex and toilet paper. As the
world's largest manufacturer of tissue products, K-C is in a unique
position to damage or destroy entire ecosystems. Only 20% of our ancient
forests remain and they are too precious to throw away or flush down the
*Join Greenpeace to take on the tissue tyrants: *Greenpeace is working
with folks throughout North America to protect these endangered forests
and the people and wildlife living in them by mobilizing pressure
You can help!
*1) Take action today*
Send an email to Kimberly Clark CEO Thomas Falk at
*http://kleercut.net/sendamessage?lst**. *Read more about the campaign
*2) Host a House Party *
Host a Greenpeace House Party on October 27^th and join activists around
the country. Meet other people who care about our environment and learn
how you can help! Greenpeace will provide a video for your party to
watch, and will host a conference call. Email usa@...
<mailto:usa@...> for more information.
*3) November 3^rd Day of Action*
Mark your calendars! November 3^rd is an international day of action to
save the Boreal Forest, North America's largest wilderness tract, the
size of 13 Californias! Join campuses and communities around the world
to stop K-C from trashing the Boreal. Check out the Kleercut Action Pack
at http://kleercut.net/en/actionpack?lst for ideas on what you can do on
November 3^rd . Download stickers, posters and fliers, and join a local
Email usa@... <mailto:usa@...> with any questions.
Some businesses make an effort to meet the needs of their customers.
Then there's Kimberly-Clark. If they can make a tissue that limits the
spread of the flu, certainly they can make a tissue that doesn't flush
away old-growth forests. It's obvious that the 'Kleercut' campaign is
being discussed at the highest levels of the Kimberly-Clark corporation.
That's a great start, but now it's time to increase the pressure so the
company stops discussing and starts acting!
See you in the trenches,
Beka and Lindsey
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