Palms Up To Palm Oil

Eco Friendly Daily

With the advent of biodiesel as a fuel alternative, palm oil has yet another source for pressing demand. Ironically, Unilever is the focus due to its membership in the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil ( RSPO ), as well as its huge size and consumer base. However, this is countered by the environmental costs – from deforestation and associated emissions to habitat destruction and species extinctions.