An interesting discussion about being “Green”

9 Apr

The Fur Council of Canada has recently started a new campaign called “Fur is Green!” I am really quite torn about this idea simply because I believe that if we are to kill animals for food, we should be doing our best to ensure that they are treated as well as possible during their life and use as much as possible of the animal and avoid any waste. I have personally never been against the use of leather as it tends to come from animals that are also part of the food supply, but fur often comes from animals that are not used for anything else.

Some are protesting this campaign and I am curious to see what the outcome is.

Fur is Green! Campaign
http://www.furcouncil.com/furisgreen.aspx

Matt & Nat: Speak Out Against Fur
http://blog.mattandnat.com/?p=161

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One Response to “An interesting discussion about being “Green””

  1. rootietoot June 17, 2009 at 12:04 pm #

    I agree with you on the leather/fur issue. Leather’s fine since we eat the cow anyway. Fur is just a cosmetic pretention. Sure it’s warm, but so is a kapok filled parka, and it won’t get eaten by moths.

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