Making A Difference: So Fresh, So Clean

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What do you do after your home and yard has just been decontaminated? Well, you lie down on the freshly cleaned ground!

These boys in the Chowa neighborhood of Kabwe, Zambia, are displaying their playful appreciation. When this photo was taken, the nonprofit Pure Earth had just completed the remediation of 24 highly contaminated homes in their community. Today, 80 homes have been cleaned.

As some of you may know, a portion of Great Forest’s profits go towards Pure Earth to fund life-saving cleanup projects like this in some of the world’s worst polluted communities. This holiday season, we are glad to have helped to make a difference. We are glad that the children of Chowa have a clean home for the holidays.

Read the full story in The Pollution Blog

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