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Don't Let Coca-Cola Advertise on Chicago's Recycling Bins ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection, recycling )

- 1853 days ago -
Recently, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new partnership to help the city cover the costs of 50,000 new residential recycling bins around Chicago. In exchange for a $2.59 million grant, Coca-Cola will be allowed to display images of Coke and Minute Maid

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Pat B (356)
Monday April 29, 2013, 6:41 am

Christeen A (369)
Monday April 29, 2013, 6:43 am

Kit B (276)
Monday April 29, 2013, 6:45 am

Coke and other companies are responsible for making the trash, maybe they should be fined a clean up charge.

Your signature has been recorded. tweeted

. (0)
Monday April 29, 2013, 6:48 am
Signed and Noted.

Past Member (0)
Monday April 29, 2013, 6:59 am
I know see why Coca-Cola should be penalized or villainized for the American people's irresponsibility. Coke is just supplying an already existent demand.

Joe R (190)
Monday April 29, 2013, 7:04 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Monday April 29, 2013, 7:46 am
Signed and shared.

Kit B (276)
Monday April 29, 2013, 8:12 am

I think every company out there should take responsibility for all of the pollution they have created.

Past Member (0)
Monday April 29, 2013, 8:12 am
Done,thx Cher.

Donna Hamilton (159)
Monday April 29, 2013, 9:08 am
N&S. Thanks, Cher.

Henrik Thorsen (31)
Monday April 29, 2013, 9:40 am

Julie E (405)
Monday April 29, 2013, 10:03 am
Geez! They are already advertising everywhere! Signed.

Elle B (84)
Monday April 29, 2013, 10:50 am
Ty Cher. n~s~s

“More striking still, it appeared that, if the process of concentration goes on at the same rate, at the end of another century we shall have all American industry controlled by a dozen corporations and run by perhaps a hundred men. Put plainly, we are steering a steady course toward economic oligarchy, if we are not there already.” ―Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fmr. US Pres.

...At this rate...t won't be long now before citizens are required to wear whichever logo of the Corporate Kingdom-Serfdom that owns the plots of land they live on...with of course the one where they labor. . .then the highliy desireable artistic tatoo stamping on person will follow. At the Coca Cola Corp et al could use more apt key phrases . . .how about "Have a Coke and a Pile. . ."

...When i was growing up. . .it was considered exceptionally distasteful and against school rules everywhere to wear/display a logo or brand of any type whatsoever. In reflecting. . .i think the big mistake came the year we were allowed to wear our sneakers to school in the Spring with the little blue "Keds" label on the heels. . .it's gone rapidly downhill from there. . .

"The first truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is Fascism—ownership of Government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power.

The second truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if its business system does not provide employment and produce and distribute goods in such a way as to sustain an acceptable standard of living. ...

Among us today a concentration of private power without equal in history is growing.

This concentration is seriously impairing the economic effectiveness of private enterprise as a way of providing employment for labor and capital and as a way of assuring a more equitable distribution of income and earnings among the people of the nation as a whole.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fmr. US Pres.

S S (0)
Monday April 29, 2013, 12:04 pm
Signed, thank you.

Past Member (0)
Monday April 29, 2013, 12:06 pm
Your signature has been recorded.

Lois Jordan (63)
Monday April 29, 2013, 12:47 pm
Signed. Noted. Thanks, Cher.

Lisa W (143)
Monday April 29, 2013, 1:16 pm

Joanne D (38)
Monday April 29, 2013, 2:19 pm
Barbara D - Coca-Cola is supplying a demand which they created starting so long ago that i suppose technically you could say it is now already existent. the "Coca" in Coca-Cola refers to the cocaine which was originally a substantial ingredient. That did not fly after a while, so they have been using caffeine and addictive forms of sugars. If corporations are people, Coca-Cola ia a drug lord.

Birgit W (160)
Monday April 29, 2013, 2:20 pm
Signed for sure.

. (0)
Monday April 29, 2013, 2:31 pm
Although I did sign this, I'm just glad Coke put up the money for them. This is more than a compromise.

Donna G (42)
Monday April 29, 2013, 2:33 pm
A grant is money that you get and do not have to pay back. I missed reading where the grant was coming from the Coca-Cola company. If Coke is giving the grant for being allowed to put ads on recycling bins, then it's not really a grant. I would call it paid advertising.


Gloria H (88)
Monday April 29, 2013, 3:23 pm
Oh boy! I can hardly wait to get out my spray paint collection and get to work on graffitting up the cans!
Speaking of advertising on cans....why not put the coke insignia on public toilet seats?

. (0)
Monday April 29, 2013, 3:39 pm
Donna-there is nothing that Coke is asking for as a payback. The recycling contianers are there; this is the grant! Who should care if Coke puts ads on the continers? This is just pittling nonsense. Would you not use the container if Coke's logo was on the container? Who are you spiting- the environment?

Natalie V (27)
Monday April 29, 2013, 3:48 pm
noted / signed

Animae C (513)
Monday April 29, 2013, 4:08 pm
Coke should pay up the $2.59 million WITHOUT the advertising.

Animae C (513)
Monday April 29, 2013, 4:09 pm
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Kay M (347)
Monday April 29, 2013, 5:01 pm
not unless they're going to pay for advertising. sheesh. done.

Kay M (347)
Monday April 29, 2013, 5:01 pm
not unless they're going to pay for advertising.

Michela M (3964)
Monday April 29, 2013, 5:52 pm

Patricia H. (440)
Monday April 29, 2013, 10:16 pm

Herbert E (10)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 1:21 am
Who needs, drinks Coca-cola ? Certainly not me.

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 2:20 am

Arwen Woods (207)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 3:01 am
Signed, noted and shared. Thanks Cher.x

Danuta Watola (1249)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 3:20 am

Rhonda lawford (4)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 6:53 am
Seriously/? Advertising on recycle bins.. wow.. that's just ridiculous

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 6:58 am
Is it really about environment protection?

Sandra ;atterson (59)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 10:07 am
the money could go to so many other important issues that they could deduct on taxes even,what a waste..Noted hon

Stephanie Reap (192)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 11:04 am
already signed !!!

Anna Undebeck (256)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 11:36 am

Bartlomiej T (296)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 2:42 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you, Cher.

M. (Moo) Prince (16)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 6:12 pm
Signed & Noted! Ty Cher

Arild Gone for now (174)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 3:34 am
Signed,TY Cher.

Victoria Pohrebna (279)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 3:54 am

desanka s (416)
Monday May 6, 2013, 3:42 pm
Done! Thanks Cher.

Carol H (229)
Friday May 10, 2013, 4:49 am
signed and noted

Klaus Peters (14)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 10:24 am
Sure, let the council decide how to get our rates down. But I bet it will go into their own pockets. That is Coka Cola and that is why I boycot Coke.

Evelyn B (79)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 4:14 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher....
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