Re: [GRRN] Coke Campus Boycott

Amy Perlmutter (
Fri, 15 Oct 1999 13:30:39 -0400

I believe they are also part of the buy recycled business alliance. They
are also one of the top five picks of Citizen's Fund, a socially
responsible investment firm.

At 10:17 AM 10/15/1999 +0100, Moore Recycling wrote:
>Here are two things I know about. I am sure there are many more that I
>don't know about but with some research someone could find out. I know
>they use rerefined oil in all their fleet vehicles and they buy uniforms
>made from recycled PET.
>>Your e-mail forgot to mention the good things coke actually does for the
>>At 12:03 PM 10/15/1999 -0400, Amy Perlmutter wrote:
>>>However, just because they are not doing
>>>that doesn't mean they are harming the environment.
>>>Can't we please
>>>recognize Coke for what they do do well environmentally and come at this
>>>from a more positive side and urge them to build on their previous efforts
>>>and do more, or just ignore their other stuff and focus on what we want
>>>them to do, rather than demonize them and discount anything positive they
>>>might be doing?
Amy Perlmutter
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