World Centric Newsletter | September 2012 View in browser

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World Centric is proud to announce its most recent donations and discounts. The following information pertains to donations and discounts made for the year 2011.

In total, World Centric made $48,455 in cash donations. Our main cash donations were as follows:

  1. $20,000 to SOPUDEP School, to help build a school in Haiti – www.sopudep.org
  2. $15,000 to People for Progress in India (PPI), to support grassroots economic development and sustainability projects in India – www.ppi-usa.org
  3. $5,000 to Greater Good Haiti, to support primary education and sustainablity projects in Haiti – www.greatergoodhaiti.org
  4. $4,000 to OTEPIC, to help build a training center and library for supporting education and training for organic farming in Kenya  www.otepic.org
  5. $1,000 to Jubilee USA, a grassroots organization in Washington DC, working at the policy level against third world debt – www.jubileeusa.org 
In addition, World Centric gave $32,379 of discounts to non-profit organizations, $50,226 of discounts to K-12 schools and $15,212 of in-kind product donation. Please take a moment to visit our Giving page.

We feel proud of what we have been able to do with our donations program. A very special thanks to all of our customers and supporters - we rely on all of you to make donations like this possible!





World Centric compostable bags are now certified by Vincotte as suitable for home composting!

"OK Compost Home" guarantees biodegradation in you backyard or garden compost heap. Visit the Vincotte web site to learn more.

World Centric compostable bags and liners come in 3-gallon, 13-gallon, 33-gallon and 55-gallon sizes - available in bulk/wholesale or retail packs!




In 2010, World Centric partnered with Rainforest Action Network (RAN) to address our 2010 carbon emissions, totaling 4,810 tons.

Please visit our Zero Carbon page for an update on how our donation has been implemented over the last year. The donation has had an impact in communities located in Venezuala, Indonesia, Peru and Ecuador.

Through this $24,000 donation to two of RAN's innovative small grant initiatives - The Protect-an-Acre Program and The Climate Action Fund - we were able to help keep millions of tons of CO2 in the ground over the last year.


World Centric will be back at the Natural Product Expo East this year in Baltimore, MD. The event will run September 19-22 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

Stop by our booth and check out our new toothbrushes, burrito bowls and the unvealing of our brand new floor display (pictured on the right)! We're already receiving great feeback on all of our new products and promotional items - we think you'll like them, too!

We'll be at booth 3116, located in the Natural Living Pavilion, Hall A-D. We'll also be giving away samples of our new compostable toothbrushes!




We love to see World Centric Compostable Products in our local neighborhoods - and across the country!

Reach out and connect with us at @worldcentric and at facebook.com/worldcentric.


SF Street Food Festival
SF Street Food Festival
Eat Real Fest, Oakland

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And... as always.. please remember to compost your organics waste


                  

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