Going palm oil free
Is it possible to completely avoid palm oil?

Posts Tagged ‘RSPO

Orange for Orangutans

November 12, 2009

Apologies for the lack of updates on this blog recently. In the time I’ve been idle there are so many articles about palm oil and its impact on orangutan habitat in the media recently. The most recent Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil has happened in Kuala Lumpur, and many other supporters and bloggers are also […]

So should we go palm oil free?

July 23, 2009

It is not palm oil we want to avoid, it is unsustainable palm oil use. If a business is using a sustainable palm oil supplier then that is fine, but they just are not at the moment.

RSPO – part 2

July 21, 2009

The motives for RSPO are admirable but Greenpeace are their sternest critics – many criticisms can be seen here. http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/tags/rspo I’m not aware of any other certifiable sources of sustainable palm oil, so for now the RSPO is all we have. But the fact remains though admirable in mission, the speed of action has been […]

RSPO – part one

July 20, 2009

I’ve mentioned the RSPO a lot in passing. The RSPO is the RoundTable for Sustainable Palm Oil. There’s a link to it at the side of this page. Or, if I change the theme around of this blog, somewhere else on this page. It’s probably more important than anything else on this blog. It’s an […]

It’s not just supermarkets …

June 22, 2009

I’m conscious that this blog could just end up posing more questions than answers. But it’s not just packaged supermarket goods that form part of my weekly diet. There’s no ingredients list in cafes, restaurants or deli counters. This is where it goes from tricky to trickier. At Sainsbury’s I have failed with packaged sausage […]