Petroleum Products We Use Every Day
We use oil for almost everything we've taken for granted as part of everyday life. When oil becomes expensive and scarce, I doubt -- strike that -- we will not be able to continue on as a "throwaway" society, and our standard of living will suffer.
Ink, Dishwashing liquids, Telephones, Toys, Insecticides, Antiseptics, Deodorant, Motorcycle helmets, Linoleum, Tents, Paint rollers, Floor wax, Shoes, Glue, Roller-skate wheels, Trash bags, Skis, Permanent press clothes, Hand lotion, Clothesline, Dyes, Shampoo, Panty hose, Cameras, Food preservatives, Fishing rods, Oil filters, Combs, Transparent tape, Anesthetics, Upholstery, Dice, Disposable diapers, TV cabinets, Cassettes, Mops, Sports car bodies, Purses, Electric blankets, Awnings, Ammonia, Dresses, Car battery cases, Safety glass, VCR tapes, Pillows, Vitamin capsules, Movie film, Ice chests, Candles, Rubbing alcohol, Loudspeakers, Ice buckets, Boats, Ice cube trays, Credit cards, Crayons, Insect repellent, Toilet seats, Caulking, Roofing shingles, Fishing boots, Life jackets, Balloons, Shower curtains, Garden hose, Golf balls, Curtains, Plywood adhesive, Umbrellas, Detergents, Milk jugs, Beach umbrellas, Rubber cement, Sun glasses, Faucet washers, Bandages, Tool racks, Antihistamines, Hair coloring, Nail polish, Slacks, Guitar strings, False teeth, Yarn, Petroleum jelly, Toothpaste, Golf bags, Roofing, Tennis rackets, Toothbrushes, Perfume, Luggage, Wire insulation, Shoe polish, Cortisone, Artificial turf, Heart valves, LP records, Lipstick, Artificial limbs, Hearing aids, Vaporizers, Aspirin, Shaving cream, Wading pools, Parachutes
This isn't an issue of driving less or buying a hybrid vehicle! This is about the neccesity of downscaling our society and completely rethinking how we live, all brought to us courtesy of the end of cheap oil.