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World Centric would like provide further detail about a tree planting project funded through Seattle-based People for Progress in India (PPI).

Please take a look at the chart below to view planting details and survival rates from our two-year tree-planting campaign in
Tarikere, India.The project began in 2010 with the goal of reducing carbon emissions and creating a greener environment in three villages located in Tarikere's Duglapura cluster.

All of us at World Centric look forward to supporting future projects like this one. It is our goal to invest directly in community-based organizations, indigenous federations and small NGOs that are working to educate their communities and to protect their local environments.
A minimum of 25% of World Centric's annual profits are donated to grassroots social or environmental organizations. Visit our Sustainability page for more info.



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Planting & Watering






Sign the petition opposing the approval of Genetically Engineered fish!

On December 21, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) released an Environmental Assessment (EA) with a “Finding of No Significant Impact” on the controversial AquaBounty AquaAdvantage transgenic salmon. 

Any approval of GE salmon could represent a serious threat to the survival of native salmon populations, many of which have already suffered severe declines related to salmon farms and other man-made impacts. 

Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences notes that a release of just sixty GE salmon into a wild population of 60,000 could lead to the extinction of the wild population in less than 40 fish generations.  Wild salmon populations are already on the Endangered Species List.

Sign the petition here. To learn more about GE fish, including their potential threat to human health, please visit the Center for Food Safety website.



World Centric was celebrating this year's Super Bowl Sunday as a Soup-er sponsor of Chowdafest 2013!

Located at Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, Bridgeport CT,
Chowdafest is conducted by members of The Unitarian Church in Westport. Proceeds from the event go to the Connecticut Food Bank, a private, nonprofit organization with the mission of alleviating hunger in Connecticut.

World Centric's donation of soup spoons and tasting cups helped the zero-waste event dish out thousands of samples! For additional information about Chowdafest, please visit www.chowdafest.org.





 
World Centric will be back at the Natural Product Expo West this year in Anaheim, CA. The event will run March 7-10 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

Stop by our booth and check out our growing line of compostable retail and wholesale products! We're already receiving great feeback on all of our new products!

World Centric will be at booth 3270 and we'll be giving away samples of our new compostable toothbrushes!

More Upcoming Events:

4/21-22: Northwest Foodservice Show, Portland, OR
5/18-21: National Rest. Assoc. Show, Chicago, IL




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.

 

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


                  

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