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Two Scottish Entrepreneurs Are Working to Replace Palm Oil With the Oil From Used Coffee Grounds

These two men got the idea for their palm oil replacement after they worked in several cafés during their time in college.

City in England Has Finally Achieved its Goal of Becoming the World’s First ‘Sustainable Palm Oil City’

Over the course of the last few years, dozens of organizations have ensured that all of their products and goods come from sustainable palm oil sources.

Norway to Become First Country That Bans Palm Oil Biofuels That Are Linked to Deforestation

The ban is set to go into effect one decade ahead of the European Union's similar ruling to phase out harmful biofuel use.

Massive Company That Sells Your Favorite Cookies and Crackers Cuts Ties With Palm Oil Firms That Destroy Forests

If you have ever purchased Oreo cookies, Sour Patch Kids, or Ritz crackers, then unfortunately, you have supported a company that has direct and...

UK Supermarket Chain to Ban the Use of Palm Oil From Its Line of Branded Products

The ban is expected to reduce demand for the harmful ingredient by over 500 tons per year.

KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut Commit to Deforestation-free Palm Oil

The company that owns fast-food restaurants KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut joined the trend toward sustainability by announcing on Friday it plans to...

World’s Five Biggest Palm Oil Growers Agree To Moratorium on Deforestation

The five biggest palm oil growers in the world have launched and signed the Sustainable Palm Oil Manifesto with a temporary moratorium against deforestation...
KfC chicken will be palm oil free in the UK

KFC to Stop Using Palm Oil – Healthier Food, Less Deforestation

KFC restaurants in the UK and Ireland will stop using palm oil to fry its chicken beginning this month, reaping a "double benefit" by...

General Mills Reverses Palm Oil Policy, Saves Rainforest

U.S. food-maker General Mills is the latest multinational firm to announce it will stop buying palm oil from companies accused of destroying rain forests....

World’s Largest National Wealth is Now Being Withdrawn From Oil and Gas Stocks

Norway manages the world's largest sovereign wealth fund in the world – and they just announced the beginning of their phase-out of fossil fuel investment.
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Oil-le-lujah! Gas Prices Will Continue Falling in US

Great news for your wallet: Gas prices dropped this past month and are expected to continue their slide. The drop in crude oil prices...

UK Supermarket Chain Provides Free Car Charging Network to EV Owners While They Shop

As a means of encouraging UK residents to buy EVs, Tesco has installed thousands of charging points for their shoppers to top off their batteries for free.

Indonesia Looks to its Past to Solve Modern Energy Troubles

One of the nation's most prominent sources of greenery will now be able to power the homes of thousands of rural villagers.

Entrepreneur Has Bought 10,000 Unused Ride-Sharing Bikes So He Can Donate Them to Poor Students

Rather than letting these abandoned bikes go to waste, a compassionate businessman is buying them up and sending them to village school children.

Adidas Ensuring That All Their Shoes Can Be 100% Recycled into New Ones Without Any Waste

Not only are Adidas shoes being made out of recycled ocean plastic, but they are also now being modeled into shoes that are 100% recyclable.

Construction Begins On First Ever Commercial Plastics-to-Fuel Factory in the US

The new factory is being hailed as the first ever commercial-scale factory for turning plastics into fuel in the United States.

Broccoli Isn’t Just Good For You; Scientists Find It Holds Molecule That Could Be the ‘Achilles’s Heel’ of Cancer

The researchers say that the molecule could be the key to unlocking “one of the most important tumor suppressors in the history of cancer genetics.”

Germany Debuts First Overhead Power Lines for Keeping Electric Trucks Charged on the Highway

This new stretch of highway is equipped with power lines that can charge electric trucks – and it could save tons of CO2 from entering the atmosphere.

NYC Passes Bold New Legislation Requiring Green Roofs on New Buildings – and Much More

The Big Apple recently approved an unprecedented new package of initiatives to place the city at the forefront of the fight against climate change.

Maryland Poised to Become the First State to Ban Polystyrene Food Containers

If approved by the governor, Maryland would become the first state to ban polystyrene products.