Basically palm oil sucks.

When I first went vegan, I was very honest about my decision – I kind of like this planet a little too much to continue destroying it. I’ve embarked another journey, this one I had struggled with in the past but I am determined to come out of it a new woman. Insert the absolute evil: palm oil. Turns out palm oil not only is one of the main causes of deforestation but it’s also a disaster for endangered wildlife such as orangutans and tigers. Basically palm oil sucks. Unfortunately, it is also really cheap therefore used in nearly half…

Minimalism, veganism and envirounment.

“The clothing industry is the second largest polluter in the world … second only to oil,” the recipient Eileen Fisher of an environmental award told a stunned Manhattan audience earlier this year.  – Source I’ve been vegan for nearly two years now. I’ve worked part-time in retail even longer. I’ve seen the waste retail produces and this is why I believe minimalism and veganism go hand in hand. For someone who’s primary reason for switching to a vegan lifestyle were the environmental impacts, I find minimalism just as important. Words cannot describe the amount of paper, plastic and other waste…