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Lettuce Ladies ‘Do It to Save the Planet’

Written by PETA | May 13, 2009

This week, we approached the city of Ashland, Ohio, with a little business proposition after we learned of the city’s efforts to find a more cost-effective way to run its curbside recycling program.

We sent the director of city services a letter offering to offset the program’s costs by paying to place our Lettuce Ladies’ “Vegetarians Do It to Save the Planet” ad on the city’s recycling trucks:




With all the bottle-sorting going on in Ashland, its citizens might be interested to learn that they can cause far more damage to the Earth with the foods they eat than they can by chucking some bottles onto a garbage heap. In fact, the production of 1 pound of meat generates the same amount of greenhouse-gas emissions as does driving an SUV 40 miles. Of course, we’re not suggesting that anyone stop sorting those bottles, but why not also try a meat-free diet that won’t hurt animals or the environment?

Written by Jennifer Cierlitsky

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  • Jackie says:

    Could you please stop pushing your pornography. People don’t want to see a half naked lettuce girl on a recycling bin. Perhaps you are unaware that there is a epidemic of girls who have eating disorders due to the constant imagery of half naked women in advertising. Sure you can say “Well they wouldn’t be fat if they went vegetarian.” I can grant that. Why make it worse though why not show a image of your lettuce ladies wrapped in a lettuce like a tortilla or something like a strapless dress. Instead of suggesting people would want to see a bikini girl in their neighborhood. Also I know men would be all for this. So I’m just saying for people like well coughLucascough consider that this will be seen by children. The objectification of women is enough of a problem without it being taught to children.

  • Ashleigh says:

    The Lettuce Ladies has a website called and you can go on there and audition to be a lettuce lady and look at their bios! Lettuce Ladies Is great and Elizabeth Berkley Showgirls Saved By the Bell is the person who started it all!!!

  • Brien Comerford says:

    Bravo. The beef pork poultry and fishing industries are decimating the planet with massive pollution environmental toxicity global warming deforestaion and the destruction of marine and terrestrial ecosystems.

  • Rev. Meg Schramm says:

    That Lettuce Lady looks wonderful!! Do you suppose we could get her to go to a football game and hold up that Michael Vick protest sign I suggested? The cameramen would be stumbling all over themselves to get a shot!