Category Archives: Environment

Shop Sustainably with Green Zebra in San Francisco and visit our 7th Location!

Co-Soap is proud to announce our 7th location, the Green Zebra! Our globalized planet today faces many global challenges ranging from global warming, safe water access, and an industrial system based on depleting sources of fossil fuels. We cannot keep … Continue reading

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Cooperative Spotlight: Coopedota R.L.

This blog post is a spotlight on a contemporary example of one large and hugely successful worker’s cooperative hailing from Costa Rica’s Dota valley. Coopedota is a great model for the communal developments that can arise from a spirit of … Continue reading

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Biofuel Oasis now carrying Co-soap!

You can now find Co-soap right next to the checkout stand at Biofuel Oasis, a Berkeley-born worker’s cooperative specializing in, you guessed it, BIOFUEL! The woman/worker owned business buys and makes available this naturally and sustainably derived alternative to petroleum. … Continue reading

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Coconut oil: a brief overview of a plant that is more friend than foe

It seems that the coconut, especially coconut oil, has received a bad rap in The United States and in Europe as of late. This is because many studies claim that the high levels of saturated fats are detrimental to the … Continue reading

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Palm oil problems part II: slash and burn agriculture, deforestation and environmental pillaging

A few weeks ago we published a blog about palm oil plantations that revolved around the social and cultural impact of exploitative agriculture and colonial legacies. We aren’t done plundering the veritable booty that is the problems with palm oil … Continue reading

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