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Brazil's Huge Condom Industry: Switch To Sustainable Rubber Could Save World's Forests

First Posted: 05/30/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 05:00 PM ET


The Guardian:

The Brazilian Government is the largest single buyer of condoms in the world, importing around a billion of them every year. In 2008, the Government announced the start of a new programme to produce condoms using environmentally sustainable rubber, which will curb its dependence on imported contraceptives, provide jobs for local people and help preserve the world's largest rainforest.

Read the whole story: The Guardian


Filed by Gazelle Emami  |