Category Archives: Uncategorized

Milk — With Palm Oil?!


[This user interface just sucks.  I’ve tried to edit this a dozen times to no avail: I still have spacing problems. WordPress, you suck!] Who knew?  My girlfriend has been forcing me to buy Lactaid for a few months now. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Pop-Secret Is Top Secret On Its Palm Oil Sources – A Short Story


The environmentalist was in a hurry. He was binging “House of Cards” on Netflix. But something was missing. “Popcorn!,” he blurted out, way too melodramatically for anybody’s own good , racing for his new all-electric Chevy Bolt — you know, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

180 Degrees — Its Silence Shows It Hasn’t “Come Around” (See What I Did There) On Palm Oil


Another day, another trip into our palm oil-invaded workplace kitchen. This time the insidious creep of palm oil snuck-in in the form of a bagged Trojan horse called “Nutty Rice Bites”, from a company called something like 180 Degrees (I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Now THIS is How You DO It – Ben & Jerry’s Goes Palm Oil Free!


I always knew that Ben & Jerry’s had a palm oil issue.  But not all their flavors. So I looked for those flavors that didn’t contain palm oil, or palm oil codewords, knowing the company was working toward the goal … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment