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Bridge to a Cool Planet 350.org

Red Dot was excited to be part of the action at Bridge to a Cool Planet – Vancouver’s International Day of Climate Action Festival. Red Dots for all on a beautiful Vancouver fall day. Mother Earth smiled down upon one of the largest turnouts on the globe!

 

Green Living highlights Red Dot in 20 Ways to Green Your Life for Under $20

Thanks to Green Living Spring 2009 for listing Red Dot as #6 in the FREE Section of “20 Ways to Green Your Life for Under $20”. Read more of this fabulous magazine at magazine.greenlivingonline.com/greenliving/2009spring/

 

Happy 2009 from Red Dot Campaign

Happy New Year from the Red Dot Campaign Team. May all our resolutions serve the greater good. May the new realities of 2009 propel us into the 21st century. Hope you make it your best year ever — .

 

Launching Rod Graham’s National No Admail Tour

Check out Rod Graham’s No Flyer Campaign as he travels across Canada to gather signatures to address the waste in print advertising. Rod has been working to try and raise awareness of this issue since 1994. Check out his site and watch for him in a neighbourhood near you!

 

Getting Your Mail Together – Rowena List

Professional Organizer, Rowena List of “Getting It Together” discusses ways to “time manage” your mail — while listing Red Dot as a means to reduce your clutter and free up time for more inspiring endeavours. Read more on Rowena’s blog post at Out-Smarts.com . While on this site, discover some great online marketing tips for your business.

 

Red Dot at Vancouver’s 9th Annual Chinatown Festival

Quote EndQuote Cross-Cultural Strategy Inc. has announced its support of the ‘Red Dot Campaign’. The company will promote the environmental marketing initiative to the Chinese community at the ‘Green Theme Exhibition’, at the 9th Annual Vancouver Chinatown Festival August 9-10, 2008.

 

BC Business Online Blogger on the Red Dot

Tony Wanless, management consultant, technology expert, and writer for BCBusiness, supports Red Dot in his article Laying Waste. According to Tony, “Unsolicited paper-based advertising is so 20th century. It’s inefficient, expensive, and wasteful. Red Dot has my vote!”

 

Ontario Protects 50% of our Boreal Forest

Forest Ethics rejoices with the announcement that one of the world’s largest forest protection commitments was made by the Ontario government. This landmark decision was influenced by over three years of campaigning by Boreal forest conservation groups. Future generations will thank us for this foresight –!

 

Red Dot at Granville Island, June 29th

Join Red Dot for a sunny afternoon on Granville Island at the Kids Market. Come hear some jazz music, buy organic vegetables, and grab a Granville Island brew.

 

See Red Dot at West End BIA Sustainability Expo

Red Dot exhibited at the Vancouver West End’s Sustainability Expo. Business leaders shared their expertise — a great format for other BIusiness Improvement Associations across the country.

 

Loaded Bow on Junk Mail

Loaded Bow discovered Red Dot through a Californian friend, and discusses her junk mail woes. This blog, dedicated to women entrepreneurs, posted a lively discussion with our very own Heather Briggs, Buddha Branding.

 

Red Dot Business Case Presented at High Tech Communicators Exchange

Red Dot presents their story at the upcoming High Tech Communicators Exchange in Vancouver June 16, 2008. Join us as we share our social marketing success story and gain feedback and ideas from this group of talented communications professionals.

 

Woolwich Observer Interviews Red Dot

Steve Kannon, editor of the Woolwich Observer provides thoughtful insight about the environmental footprint of advertising. Very interesting to have a publishers’ viewpoint on industry change. See page 4 in the Woolwich Observer.

 

Environmental Leader, applauds Canada Post Policy

Environmental Leader, the Executive’s Daily Green Briefing, applauds Canada Post for rolling out programs regarding ‘Responsible Direct Marketing’ and links to Red Dot.

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CanWest News – Canada Post’s new Green Policy

Three Cheers for Canada Post’s new green policy that includes Consumer’s Choice in their green strategy. Read more here! Now community newspapers and phone books will be compelled to follow their leadership. This story hit all the CanWest publications from Victoria, Vancouver, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Ottawa and Montreal.

 

Savvy Mom embraces Red Dot

Savvy Mom Vancouver, covers the Red Dot Story. Sign up for their e-newsletter and get the latest information on the challenges of modern day motherhood. Lets do our part to keep the forests intact for our kids!

 

Happyfrog.ca Live from EPIC

Happyfrog.ca interviews Beth live from the EPIC Sustainable Living Show where thousands of Vancouverites are learning about the latest new products and trends for the Ethical Progressive Intelligent Consumer. Red Dot Campaign team was there telling their story.

 

Spot on the Red Dot

Spot on the Red Dot Green Living article in 24hrs — Great article even though they think we’re a Canada Post initiative!

 

Fighting Junk Mail Online

Are you fighting junk mail? See how the Red Dot campaign can help you at the Special, a newsmagazine that focuses on Canadian celebrity, politics, innovative products and ideas, hottest fashion and current trends.

 

A modern curse

Unwanted post is something we all experience. NovaNewsNOW gives you recommendations on how to eliminate junk mail.

 

Dump the junk mail

Beth promotes the Red Dot Campaign – An interview with the Calgary Herald.

Red Dot Campaign is featured in Calgary Herald’s The Green Guide runs every Friday in Real Life. Find the ever-growing guide online at www.calgaryherald.com/greenguide

 

Red Dot can blot out unwanted junk mail

In the Western Catholic Reporter, Suzanne Elston writes about how the Red Dot Campaign may help save her kitchen counters full of stuff that is cluttering up her life. Read her story online at Canada’s Largest Religious Weekly, the Western Catholic Reporter

 

Junk Mail Enema

Banishing junk mail from your life is easy.  SHARED Vision, an independent monthly magazine for those interested in sustainability, integrative health and personal growth shares with you how Red Dot strives to do it in 5 easy steps.  Check it out online at SHARED Vision.

 

Terry O’Reilly-23 things I’d Like to Change About Advertising

Visit CBC Radio and listen to Terry O’Reilly’s ‘The Age of Persuasion’ on 23 things I’d Like to Change About Advertising. Terry references Red Dot and encourages the need for more responsible advertising.

 

Red dot campaign taking off

The Red Dot campaign takes off and hits St. Albert.  Read about it mor more online: St. Albert Gazette.

 

CBC Ottawa Radio Today Show

Beth phones in and asks listeners “Do you like flyers?” on CBC Ottawa Radio Today Show.

 

AM 770 CHQR Calgary

Beth raves about the Red Dot Campaign and does a live phone in with AM 770 CHQR Calgary!

 

Bulk mail recipients seeing red

Tired of receiving junk mail?  Red Dot Campaign helps Guelphites – check it out in the Guelph Mercury.

 

Red Dot hits the newsstands!

Check out the Red Dot Campaign in action… seen in the Globe and Mail, Financial Post, Vancouver Sun, Victoria Times Colonist, Sinniped Sun, National Post and Metro Vancouver Daily… Don’t have a copy? Don’t worry, you can read it online!

 

Red Dot on the Radio

The Red Dot Campaign is spreading!  You can hear more about the radio on CBC Radio Newfoundland, CBC Radio Saskatoon Blue Sky, Windsor Now AM 800 CKLW, Gary Doyle Show on Kitchener 570 New and the Hamilton Wave 94.7!

 

Site promotes stop-junk-mail options

Do you really want to get flyers and ads delivered to you? The Marketing Daily National News tells you how Red Dot can help.

 

Junk The Junk Mail

News Talk 980 tells you to Junk The Junk Mail with the Red Dot Campaign.

 

Red Dot promoted in Macleans.ca!

Check out the Red Dot campaigns appearance in Macleans.

 

No-junk mail option featured in The Toronto Star

The Red Dot Campaign is featured in the Toronto Star!

 

Website promotes little-know option to stop Canada Post delivering junk mail

The Red Dot Campaign reaches Montreal!  Check out the what this little-known option is at AM 940 Montreal

 

Rid yourself of junk mail

Want to rid yourself of junk mail? David Suzuki’s blog tells how you can do this with Red Dot.

 

Interview on CBC’s Early Edition

Join the Early Edition, CBC 690 AM Vancouver to hear Beth interviewed about the Red Dot Campaign.

 

Red Dot Campaign launches at Sustainability 1.0

Red Dot Campaign launches at Sustainability 1.0 – The Upside of Greening Your Business presented by the Stratcona Business Improvement Association. The expos is located at Chapel Arts, 304 Dunlevy Avenue.

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