START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: oil

15 Brilliant Uses for Vegetable Oil

From cleaning jewelry to perfectly-measured ingredients, read on for some of the most interesting ways to use this pantry staple. Have a favorite use of your own? Let us know in the comments! Earli…

248 comments

3 Ways to Discard Used Cooking Oil

You probably know that cooking oil doesn't belong in the drain. Even the little amounts of oil that ends up in the sink after washing an oily dish can lead to problems. Eventually, built-up oil can cl…

168 comments

Beware! The 6 Most Mislabeled Foods

It is unthinkable that we allow companies to get away with blatant dishonesty on food labels. All ingredients should be listed, no matter what.  Be wary when you buy these 6 foods, and seek out their …

217 comments

4 Homemade Spring Salad Dressings

I know springtime is here when salad bowls begin to fill up and become increasingly colorful as fresh lettuces, herbs and edible flowers such as violets come into season. And for every springy salad, …

47 comments

Health Benefits of Oil & Water

Editor's Note from Neda Smith: Are you dealing with aches and pains?  Or maybe you are dealing with anxiety or digestive problems. Whatever your ailments may be, Wendy Cuba-Danca is providing some na…

37 comments

10 Environmental Victories of 2012

For me, the holidays are a time to reflect on what we’ve achieved over the past year and look ahead to the challenges and possibilities the New Year holds in store. 2012 was a quite a year. Besides th…

48 comments

How to Make & Use Basil-Mint Oil

In India, we love to make basil and mint chutney, which involves blending the leaves together with water, salt, green chillies, and lemon juice. The antioxidants, minerals and vitamins that these wond…

31 comments

8 Safe & Easy Ways to Use Aromatherapy at Home

Essential oils are a time-tested tool for healing a staggering number of discomforts ranging from muscle fatigue to depression. Delve into their wonderful world, and you could beat back day-to-day hea…

14 comments

‘Oily Mary’ Cocktail for Royal Dutch Shell

Friends of the Earth Netherlands has offered "Oily Mary" cocktails, containing polluted water from the Niger Delta, to Shell shareholders who were meeting near The Hague. The stunt was designed to for…

44 comments

Fish Without Eyes Found in Gulf of Mexico

  Blue crabs without claws. Shrimp, fish, and crabs without eyes. Fish with lesions. These are just some of the horrifying creatures fishermen and scientists have recently found in the Gulf of…

146 comments

meet our writers

Diana Vilibert

<em>Diana Vilibert is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. You can be blog-friends with her at <a... more

people are talking

@ Shalvah L here's your chance to start one of these friendship groups. You just need a friend or …

signed petition. Good information