Catch That Recycling Truck!

Published by PETA.

Going green is on everyone’s mind lately—but unfortunately, Indiana is having trouble in that area because of a severe shortage of another type of green

Basic recycling programs have come under the budget-cutting ax. But don’t go grey over it: We’ve got a suggestion that could save our Hoosier cousins from a real trash flow problem.

We’ve written to Thomas Easterly, commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, offering to pay to put creative advertising all over the state’s recycling trucks. Check out our letter to Mr. Easterly here.

PETA’s point is that in addition to causing immense suffering to animals, meat production is the leading cause of greenhouse-gas emissions and contributes to other forms of pollution such as depletion of aquifers and pollution of waterways. But a picture is worth a thousand words, so check this out:

 

Recycle truck

 

Written by Christine Doré

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