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Kar’s Nuts – Contains Palm Oil But Is It Sustainable?


 I needed some candy at work the other day, but reached for a Kar’s Nuts “Sweet n Salty Mix” bag instead of candy. While chomping away somewhat guilt-free, I read the ingredients. Uh oh. Palm oil.  Now I feel really … Continue reading

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Environmentalists Aren’t Perfect – But At Least We Try.


(Photo credit: @altUSEPA on Twitter. “The Unofficial “Resistance” team of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Not taxpayer subsidized! Environmental conditions may vary from alternative facts.”)   Thought for the day: “Hypocrisy is the gap between your aspirations and your actions. Greens … Continue reading

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EO’s Face Exfoliate – An Environmental Double Whammy?


My girlfriend bought this product recently. Seeing it in the shower, I used it, being the completely confident, comfortable metrosexual that I am. As I scrubbed away on my face, I got that sinking microbead feeling. What the hell!? They’ve … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Cookies – Still Bad – Still Avoid


It’s that time of year again — friends, family and co-workers pushing Girl Scout cookies, those little, barely-average morsels of palm oil and fat that I don’t think anybody ever liked. Nowadays, I just avoid certain supermarket entrances to keep … Continue reading

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Palm Oil Company KORINDO Breaks Its Own No Deforestation Pledge


Today started bad and went worse from there.  I was awoken at 5:30 by my dog’s desperate desire to get outside (in the rain) to relieve itself, but it had already blessed our bedroom carpet. Then the weak-ass U.S. Senate … Continue reading

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THIS Is Why The RSPO Doesn’t Mean Shit!


I got into a disagreement with Seventh Generation recently.  They were hiding behind their RSPO sustainability certification, which I informed them didn’t mean shit. Well, here’s this graphic story (sorry). Apologies the English is not so good, so I will … Continue reading

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Use Dr. Bronner’s SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL Soap For Other Household Needs


  My ideology just ran right up against greenwashing Seventh Generation’s wall of marketing and bullshit (see immediate below blog piece).  So it got me looking for alternatives to avoid buying Seventh Generation, which hides behind RSPO sustainable palm oil … Continue reading

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