DO NOT BUY any wood products like out-door furniture, flooring, doors, window frames, beams and plywood made of Indonesian wood such as Merbau, Kempas, Bangkirai, Keruing, Meranti, Teak, etc.
Consume as little paper as possible and never buy anything printed in China or South East Asia (most chances are the paper will be coming from Indonesia). When you do buy paper, try to avoid the following brands which are all involved in the Indonesian paper industry – List of the companies.
(please report any errors so that the company name may be removed from the list)
Tell yourself and let it be known that you will never buy a car which runs on bio-diesel. If you already have one, then ask your supplier to make bio-diesel with O% palm oil.
(I’m presently working on a list of what I believe to be the biggest key players responsible for past and future Indonesian deforestation)
I personnally suggest my friends to donate to Orangutan Outreach
Richard who runs Orangutan Outreach in New York collects funds to distribute to the most well run, trustworthy and effective orangutan projects in Indonesia. Richard will make sure your money goes to the orangutans.