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Tag: palm oil

Why Palm Oil is a Problem for People & Planet

Palm oil is found in everything from vegan butter to shampoo, and it has devastating consequences for people and planet. Learn why palm oil is a problem, and find out which companies are making commitments to more sustainable palm oil production.

Palm Oil Plantations, Orangutan Extinction, and Vegan Butter Supporting Neither

Ask any vegan or vegetarian, and they’ll tell you: momentary pleasure makes a poor moral compass. If we are going to commit to conscious eating, and embrace a diet that rejects killing for no better reason than random human whim, we need to pedal that bike all the way into the garage and reconsider our willingness to support the palm oil industry. Palm oil causes tremendous death and destruction, and deserves no place at a compassionate table.