New Year’s Eco Resolution

mommy greenest boycott starbucks eco resolutionI made it just under a year. Eleven months and 13 days, to be exact. I thought last year’s eco resolution was rock-solid: I’d spent the year boycotting Starbucks because of the toxic chemicals they use. (Oh, and I’d also managed to extend the Shop Drop Challenge through most of the year.) And then, it happened. Just when I was almost to the finish line, I blew my eco resolution. [Read more…]

Starbucks Pilloried for Conflict Palm Oil

Remember when we took the palm oil challenge–was it as eye-opening for you as it was for me? Get ready to open them even wider: Now Starbucks is involved. [Read more…]

Take @PalmOilProject’s Palm Oil Challenge!

Do you know where palm oil lives in your house? Pretty much everywhere. I had no idea about the impact of palm oil until I discovered the Say No To Palm Oil campaign, which opened my eyes to the environmental impact of this resource. According to the campaign, rainforest the size of 300 football fields are cleared for palm oil production every hour. Yes, really. [Read more…]