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Monday, August 22, 2011

Cottonsoft supports rainforest destruction - Greenpeace claims...


Cottonsoft supports rainforest destruction...




Greenpeace claims:




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Only 400 or so Sumatran tigers are left in the wild

Only 400 or so Sumatran tigers are left in the wild...


A well-known toilet-tissue brand is being accused of sourcing its paper from Indonesian rainforests, the home of critically-endangered Sumatran tigers.




Greenpeace, the Green Party, and WWF New Zealand have spent eight months investigating Cottonsoft, and sent samples to a US laboratory for testing.


Greenpeace spokesman Nathan Argent says traces of mixed tropical hardwoods were found.




"Cottonsoft is owned by one the world's most notorious rainforest destroyers, Asia Pulp and Paper, and over the years Greenpeace has repeatedly shown that Asia Pulp & Paper's suppliers are trashing tiger habitats to feed its paper mills."




Cottonsoft has refused to divulge where it sources its paper.






Greenpeace says companies such as Kraft, Nestle, Unilever, Tesco and Carrefour have stopped working with Asia Pulp & Paper because of its actions.



"We're asking customers to tell retailers to stop selling toilet paper that has come from trashed rainforests," says Mr Argent

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One in four rolls of toilet paper sold in New Zealand are made of paper sourced from Indonesia.
There are only about 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild.



Read more: Cottonsoft supports rainforest destruction - Greenpeace - Story - Environment/Sci - 3 News

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4 Comments:

At August 24, 2011 at 9:28 PM , Blogger Kiwi Riverman's Blogesphere said...

http://www.phoneservice.org/blog/2011/10-places-to-safely-donate-an-old-cell-phone/ Put on next post!

 
At September 1, 2011 at 1:10 AM , Blogger Multibrand said...

Peter,

I often protested about this matter on my blog.

 
At September 11, 2011 at 3:49 AM , Blogger Kiwi Riverman's Blogesphere said...

Now there is one more Harry.

 
At November 10, 2011 at 4:59 AM , Blogger nago said...

interesting blog. It would be great if you can provide more details about it. Thanks you



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