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Palm Oil Free

WHY WE CHOOSE NOT TO USE PALM OIL IN OUR SOAPS

 

Soapology recognise the implications involved in using palm oil in our soaps and we choose not to.  All of our soaps are free from Palm Oil.  

Demand for palm oil has undergone phenomenal growth in recent years and is expected to more than double by 2030 and triple by 2050.

Increased production has involved the clearing of virgin forest and peatlands in South East Asia, spelling disaster for local communities, biodiversity and climate change. Indonesia alone already has over 6 million hectares of plantations.

The demand is fed by the food and cosmetics industries, and increasing for use in biofuels.

Consumers increasingly want to avoid the ingredient where possible, but it's a tricky task as it's used in so many products - more than 10% of supermarket products from margarine and oven chips to soaps and detergents.  

read more here : http://www.foe.co.uk/news/losing_ground