Boycott of Koch products gaining steam

    With the billionaire Koch brothers using their muscle to back Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker both during his run for office and now as he moves to strip state workers of their right to collective bargain, a boycott of Koch Industry’s consumer products is growing. For example, the Boycott and Defeat Koch Industries Facebook page now has close to 16,000 followers.

    Here is a list of the company’s products which are being boycotted:

    Angel Soft toilet paper
    Brawny paper towels
    Dixie plates, bowls, napkins and cups
    Mardi Gras napkins and towels
    Quilted Northern toilet paper
    Soft ‘n Gentle toilet paper
    Sparkle napkins
    Vanity fair napkins
    Zee napkins
    Georgia-Pacific paper products and envelopes

    All Georgia-Pacific lumber and building products, including:
    Dense Armor Drywall and Decking
    ToughArmor Gypsum board
    Georgia pacific Plytanium Plywood
    Flexrock
    Densglass sheathing
    G/P Industrial plasters (some products used by a lot of crafters)
    FibreStrong Rim board
    G/P Lam board
    Blue Ribbon OSB Rated Sheathing
    Blue Ribbon Sub-floor
    DryGuard Enhanced OSB
    Nautilus Wall Sheathing
    Thermostat OSB Radiant Barrier Sheathing
    Broadspan Engineered Wood Products
    XJ 85 I-Joists
    FireDefender Banded Cores
    FireDefender FS
    FireDefender Mineral Core
    Hardboard and Thin MDF including Auto Hardboard,
    Perforated Hardboard and Thin MDF
    Wood Fiberboard
    Commercial Roof Fiberboard
    Hushboard Sound Deadening Board
    Regular Fiberboard Sheathing
    Structural Fiberboard Sheathing

    (INVISTA Products):
    COMFOREL® fiberfill
    COOLMAX® fabric
    CORDURA® fabric
    DACRON® fiber
    POLYSHIELD® resin
    SOLARMAX® fabric
    SOMERELLE® bedding products
    STAINMASTER® carpet
    SUPPLEX® fabric
    TACTEL® fiber
    TACTESSE® carpet fiber
    TERATE® polyols
    TERATHANE® polyether glycol
    THERMOLITE® fabric
    PHENREZ® resin
    POLARGUARD® fiber and
    LYCRA® fiber



    Recent Stories

    • Analysis

    Meet the volunteer organizing team helping non-union workers during the pandemic

    November 30, 2020

    The Emergency Workplace Organizing Committee is training workers and helping them organize. Can this be a successful model for building worker power?

    • Q&A

    Why Indigenous activists are occupying the Hamptons until Thanksgiving

    November 20, 2020

    As a leader of Sovereignty Camp 2020, Shinnecock attorney Tela Troge discusses why they are protesting a lawsuit by New York state.

    • Analysis

    How cultural rituals and healing ceremonies can strengthen our movements

    November 18, 2020

    Traditional dances, songs and prayers create space for healing traumatic experiences and building solidarity between Black and Brown communities.