Be Inspired: Living Palm oil free

Found in everything from shampoo to donuts, palm oil is now the most common vegetable oil in the world—and also one of the world's leading deforestation drivers. You can seek out certified products (see our issues page), but what if you wanted to avoid palm oil completely? .... difficult, but not impossible...
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dont palm us off

New push for palm oil labelling

Palm oil is everywhere, but it's hard to find. It's most commonly labelled as ‘vegetable oil’. The great news is that in November 2016 the Victorian state government declared palm oil labelling a priority. This is a great step forward but the formal policy process to get palm oil on the label is still being negotiated. Ask your reps to take action in the upcoming ministerial forum on April 28, 2017.

Zoos petition  »               NZ campaign vid »



In the World Wildlife Fund's “Unseen” trailer, we follow protagonist Jack Crawford who is just a normal guy before he discovers the truth — the truth about palm oil. Are your eyes as open as Jack’s? See which everyday products contain palm oil and how companies score with regard to certification in the links below.

Everyday Products  »               WWF Scorecard »               Scorecard 2016 »

Protect paradise

Protect Paradise

The problem. "Palm oil is an ingredient in thousands of products we use every day. But palm oil has a dirty secret: forest destruction. Every year, thousands of hectares of Indonesian rainforest and peatlands - some of the most biodiverse regions on the planet - are being destroyed to make way for new palm oil plantations."

Guardian Interactive  »               The Checkout »               Years of Living Dangerously »


28 Day Palm Oil Challenge

This 'deforestation-free' challenge includes DIY and palm oil free product options.

Helping you buy responsibly

Borneo Orangutan Survival Australia list of palm oil free and CSPO products.

Palm Oil Investigations app

Phone app with barcode scanner showing palm oil status of everyday products.


Jade Madden

Snackfood 20

Rainforest Action Network campaign focusing on the 20 largest companies with supply chains linked to conflict palm oil. See company scorecard. Sign petitions.

Don't palm us off

Zoos Victoria campaign focussing on the introduction of mandatory labelling of palm oil on food labels.