“Let us remember, always, that we are the consumers. By exercising free choice, by choosing what to buy, what not to buy, we have the power, collectively to change the ethics of the business of industry. We have the potential to exert immense power for good – we each carry it with us, in our purses, cheque books, and credit cards.”
Jane Goodall, “A Reason for Hope”
I think this quote is very inspirational. By being aware what of you are purchasing you can make a difference in our environment. It will take a lot of time for our rain forests to be restored and for countries to stop the harvesting of palm oil but one by one we can make a difference! Just by deciding to not purchase items that contain palm oil you become one more person on a fight to win back our environment.
Keep this in mind on your next shopping trip:
Palm Oil is also known as:
Sodium Laureth Sulphate (Can also be from coconut)
Palm Oil in cosmetics:
Chemicals containing Palm Oil:
Palm oil has many different names and you might not even know that you're purchasing it! Make sure you are familiar with the different words for palm oil so that you can stay away from it!!