Re: Fwd: RECYCLE digest 456
Fri, 22 Jan 1999 16:55:14 -0500

I'm sure you had many other replies to this. Sure coke has competitors who
share some blame, but coke seems to have been more greedy and more of a
bully in disregarding common sense.

As for the retirement funds, I do feel sorry for the retiree's, but who is
to blame? The retirement fund managers and coke management.

>Forwarded message:
>From: 75010.567@CompuServe.COM (Chuck Irvine)
>To: (
>Date: 97-04-18 18:59:33 EDT
>Regarding the call to boycott Coke...........I do not understand you people
>blasting an American icon like Coke simply because they are high profile and
>easy to castigate. Don't you realize they are only part of the soft drink
>industry.....they have competitors....I'm sure that does not mean anything to
>you.....they also have stockholders, including many retirement funds
>unions, State employees, etc . etc.] All you people are going to accomplish
>to bring more acrimony down upon yourselves and the environmental movement as
>whole. Why don't you get off it. Get a life and do something usefull for a