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Tackle the dirty dishes, save a critter
Dawn releases a special-edition dish detergent that benefits oil spill-impaired wildlife.
Thu, Aug 06, 2009 at 09:41 AM
Normally, I wouldn't promote a dish detergent that doesn't fit snugly under the “natural” banner, but the folks at Dawn
have something pretty cool going on:
Turns out, the company (owned by Procter & Gamble) has long been involved
in rehabilitating distressed wildlife affected by oil spills. The “tough on grease” dish detergent, commonly found at kitchen sinks across America, is used by animal rescue and rehabilitation teams to help gently remove oil from feathers, fur, and skin of oil-soaked critters.
is to raise $500,000. So far, a little over 20 grand has been donated. Got a big nasty pile of dirty dishes stacking up? Give your preferred eco-friendly brand a rest and seek out a bottle of special-edition Dawn this time around. If I can’t convince you, the adorable animals (especially the baby otter) in the above commercial probably will.
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