Proctor & Gamble (P&G) is purchasing enough wind energy to make their big brand name products like Tide and Dawn with 100% wind power. Those products will be sold nationwide with the label, “made with 100% wind power”. The renewable energy from a wind project in Muenster Texas will be generating all the electricity 370,000 megawatt hours annually, used by P&G’s five fabric and home care factories in the US and Canada. This will offset 250,000 metric tons of carbon pollution annually- which is 1% of the 32% reduction called for nationally by 2030 in the White House Clean Power Plan.
P&G is one of 81 companies thus far who have signed the American Business Act on Climate Pledge in support of the climate agreement in Paris and ongoing action commitment to climate action. In celebration of turning their pledge into reality, P&G and EDF constructed a giant pinwheel ‘windfarm’ with thousands of knee-high pinwheels on Capitol Hill. To see pinwheels and for more information