Envirofest toronto

Envirofest Caught Green-Handed

Organizers of the upcoming Envirofest events at U of T found themselves in a tense situation with campus police over the weekend.

Leonard Josephy and a few friends, armed with green paint and a video camera, set out to create some publicity for the series of environmental events happening on campus from March 12th-21st. They made several green hand prints on the sidewalk, walls, posters, and statues.

It was all in good fun until they ended up in the office of the campus police facing property damage allegations.

The idea was to use harmless, washable paint to make hand prints people could connect to the logo found on posters and their website. Although they still might have to deal with the university administration, luckily the weekend brought rain to wash away most of the "damage" (as well as any potential criminal records).

At least they can argue they were just trying to raise awareness for a good cause. Check out www.envirofest.me for a list of upcoming events.


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