CANADA POST

CANADA POST

August 18, 2008 14:32 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Save Time, Save Trees: epost and WWF-Canada Work Together to Help Canadians Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

epost and WWF-Canada invite Canadians to Yonge-Dundas Square

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 18, 2008) - Attention Assignment and Photo Editors


What:

epost representatives will be at Toronto's Yonge-Dundas Square spreading the word about the online bill delivery service and their support for WWF-Canada's conservation work.

- epost will contribute $1 to WWF-Canada's The Good Life program for each of the first 150,000 registrants to the service at simplerissmarter.ca. The Good Life is an online community for Canadians who want to make simple but significant changes to help fight climate change and reduce their impact on the planet.

- The fundraising campaign runs until October 7.

Canadians will be invited to:

- Meet the Panda, WWF-Canada's mascot

- Find out how much time and how many trees they could save by signing up for epost.

- Check out the three smart fortwo cars, valued at $19,659, that are available to be won.

- Receive a Spruce seedling to plant in their backyard.

- Learn more about actions they can take to reduce their footprint and The Good Life

epost has polled Canadians to find out about their bill-paying habits. The survey found that Canadians want reminders to pay their bills, a handy option that epost offers. Highlights of poll results will be released in conjunction with the August 21 event.

Why:

epost is working with WWF-Canada (World Wildlife Fund) 'The Good Life' program to help Canadians fight climate change and reduce their impact on the planet.

The Good Life is an online community of Canadians making simple changes in their lives, like using epost. epost, Canada Post's online bill delivery service allows Canadians to receive, view and store their household bills and financial statements online, in order to reduce the amount of paper entering their homes and minimize their carbon footprint in the process.

Who:

Larry Henry, director, Product Management, epost
Monica Da Ponte, Marketing WWF-Canada
Panda, WWF mascot

Where:

Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto

When:

Thursday, August 21, 2008 - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Contact Information

  • Cindy Daoust
    613-734-4258
    or
    Albert Lee
    905-214-9299