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Greenpeace take on toy makers over rainforest destruction

Greenpeace has gone into campaign overdrive turning its attention to toy maker Mattel over its use of packaging made from virgin indonesian wood.

They have released two new videos (below), a report and have even used a guerrilla marketing campaign in the centre of London to raise awareness and pile pressure on manufacturers using unsustainable packaging.

This follows the successful campaign against Nestle brand KitKat over their use of palm oil, the production of which aslo threatens forests in the area.






Find out more at the Greenpeace site



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