16 Feb '12, 4pm

You know where your coffee beans come from — so why not your gasoline?

You know where your coffee beans come from — so why not your gasoline? Did your $3.50 a gallon go to prop up our tar-sands-addicted frenemies in Canada? Perhaps that tank of gas was originally shipped out of Venezuela and is propping up Hugo Chavez. We’re not exactly to the point where you can buy single-sourced, Fair-Trade-certified gasoline, but Equitable Origin is at least an attempt at moving us in that direction, reports FastCoExist . [Founder David] Poritz says that he has worked with indigenous federations as well as companies in Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, and Peru on a process to rate oil companies on their practices throughout the petroleum extraction and production life cycle. To make it possible to compare oil companies, Equitable Origin’s 23-year-old founder is working on the EO100 Standard . The EO100 Standard does not specify required technologies to ...

Full article: http://grist.org/list/fair-trade-gasoline/

Tweets

Stuntbusters: Which Is Quicker, Gasoline Or Ele...

greencarreports.com 17 Feb '12, 3pm

People are competitive. Put two of them together, and they'll want to out-do each other at something. That's why racing ha...

Primus Green Energy Pitches Home Grown Gasoline

Primus Green Energy Pitches Home Grown Gasoline

triplepundit.com 17 Feb '12, 10am

Another meeting point is within the biomass conversion technology itself. Primus Green’s system is based on a gassificatio...

Today, I tried to answer: What Equipment Does A...

dailyshotofcoffee.com 16 Feb '12, 4pm

What Equipment Does A Coffee Beginner Need? by Mike in Coffee Equipment Reviews Tweet What equipment would I buy if I was ...

@drgrist

@drgrist

grist.org 16 Feb '12, 6pm

With the Keystone XL pipeline back in the news this week, there’s been some interesting discussion on the interwebs about ...

Everything You Need To Know About SEO Web Structure & Internal Links

Everything You Need To Know About SEO Web Struc...

searchengineland.com 16 Feb '12, 4pm

Website structure and internal linking is one of the most inconsistent topics within search engine optimization. Not only ...

$25 for $40 of Merchandise on @Grounds4Change #...

groundsforchange.com 24 Feb '12, 7pm

Grounds for Change is a certified organic coffee roaster specializing in 100% Fair Trade Coffee. We roast Organic Fair Tra...

Wake Up With Leonardo DiCaprio’s Fair Trade Organic Coffee

Wake Up With Leonardo DiCaprio’s Fair Trade Org...

treehugger.com 04 Feb '12, 10am

We haven’t heard much environmental news from actor-activist Leonardo DiCaprio lately. Remember the film The 11th Hour and...

@autobloggreen Number of the Day: 22 gallons of gasoline per U.S. Army soldier per day #ABGDaily

@autobloggreen Number of the Day: 22 gallons of...

green.autoblog.com 18 Feb '12, 12am

Army to Demonstrate Diesel-Hybrid CERV IRVINE, Calif. -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. QTWW +4.46% , a...

Isetan Baby Fair #Isetan #BabyFair #LittleTotsFair

Isetan Baby Fair #Isetan #BabyFair #LittleTotsFair

livinginsingaporetoday.com 17 Feb '12, 4am

If you can’t make it for the Baby Fair at the Singapore Expo … don’t worry, Isetan Baby Fair will be running till early Ma...

Fig+Sage: Supporting Fair Trade AND Organic Chocolate This ...: Supporting Fair Trade AND Organic Chocolate This...

Fig+Sage: Supporting Fair Trade AND Organic Cho...

figandsage.blogspot.com 14 Feb '12, 3pm

Sweet Earth Organic Chocolates is a cool company in our hometown that makes exquisite, mouthwatering chocolate candies wit...

Candy, Flowers... and Coffee?: Coffee rarely seems to wind up on lists of aphrodisiac beverages, yet it seems to...

Candy, Flowers... and Coffee?: Coffee rarely se...

ineedcoffee.com 14 Feb '12, 5pm

Coffee rarely seems to wind up on lists of aphrodisiac beverages, yet it seems to play a significant role in the love live...

Is $1 billion for a 100 mpg gasoline sedan an evil Republican plot?

Is $1 billion for a 100 mpg gasoline sedan an e...

hybridcarblog.com 10 Feb '12, 8pm

Is $1 billion for a 100 mpg gasoline sedan an evil Republican plot? Are we closer to 100 mpg gasoline cars than we think? ...