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What do you want from me?

The heading above was the teaser line in my inmail box this morning.  It originated from the author of an ‘environmental memoir’ blog from @2006 -07”,which blog he morphed into a published book and then into a documentary which was shown at a Sundance Film Festival.   321 more words

Thoughts

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Over the past year, I would like to think I have become a more thoughtful consumer. Albeit, I still have a long ways to go but I thought it was an important enough concept to encourage. 958 more words

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5 Powerful Videos About Palm Oil, Consumption and Deforestation You Must Watch

Featuring vids with incredible cinematography, celebrity cameos, orangutans with sign language abilities and catchy tunes, here is a compilation of some of the most powerful videos with some very poignant messages about palm oil consumption and deforestation. 851 more words

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Plan Your Own Conflict-Free Picnic

With summer fast approaching, say hello to end-of-year celebrations, sun drenched days and balmy evenings! What a perfect opportunity to gather your picnic basket, blankets, and some close pals to relax, enjoy a beverage and indulge in some palm oil free treats. 615 more words
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Sunday sans Unsustainable Palm Oil

Could I get through a whole day without palm oil? I took the challenge and am here to tell the tale.

As you’ve heard me say countless times – palm oil is in almost everything!  845 more words

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Not on the sustainable palm oil bandwagon yet? This might convince you.

Have you ever gazed into the eyes of a baby orangutan? If not, I urge you to get on photo viewing website of choice and do it now (warning: your heart may burst). 424 more words
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How to celebrate Fair Trade Month

What is Fairtrade?

Fairtrade is about creating equitable wages and working conditions for farmers and producers. Simply, this benefits workers – who receive a fair day’s pay for their work; local communities – through direct investments in local schools, hospitals, clean water wells; the environment – by implementing sustainable farming standards that preserve ecosystems, conserve water and reduce waste; as well as the consumer – who is guaranteed quality products that are GMO free and grown with care. 494 more words

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