Nothing quite says summer like fresh purchased strawberries covered in whipped cream or baked into a pie! You pay good money for their strawberries, so why buy something that was grown with poor labor practices and with really toxic and unsustainable farming techniques? Labor Issue: Strawberry pickers in Mexico and the USA pick berries for as much as 12 hours a day and earn a whopping $6 per day. Toxic farming: Strawberries are an absorptive fruit and therefore the pesticides
Hug a tree, save the planet, wipe sustainably! Your choice of toilet paper can have a huge impact on the environment! Green Brands: Seventh Generation Toilet Paper and Scott Naturals. (100 Klerify Points) Yellow Brand: Cottonelle (62 Klerify Points) Red Brands: Angel Soft, Charmin, and Quilted Northern (0 Klerify Points) Fun facts:
• 270,000 trees are flushed away daily around the world, and that extra soft wipe is the smooth feel of deforestation.
• The pulp industry which
Popcorn and Pesticides…Yuck! Popcorn, that healthy, low-cal filling snack that’s popping off the shelves at grocery stores and not just at movie theaters has some disturbing impacts on the environment that may hurt your health, too! The simple snacking pleasure packs a bigger punch than you might think from each puffy kernel! The deforestation and abuse in some popcorn: Many popcorn brands like Pop Secret, has unsustainable palm oil in its supply chain that too often involves