"I’m here because I really feel that every major social movement in this country has come when people get together. It begins on the streets." - Carol Sutton, teachers’ union president.
I saw this article about the People’s Climate March on Sunday in the New York Times. So proud of some of my followers who went and wish I could have been there!
Confused about what brands are “actually” using sustainable palm oil? Here’s a quick picture with the terms to find. Happy shopping!
Palm oil facts:
* 90 per cent of Sumatra’s orangutan population has disappeared since 1900. They now face extinction
* 90 per cent of wildlife disappears when the forest is replaced by palm, creating a biological desert
* 98 per cent of Indonesia’s forests may be destroyed by 2022 according to the United Nations
* 43 of Britain’s 100 top grocery brands contain or are thought to contain palm oil