The 4 Countries Killing It on Ethical Fashion

The 4 Countries Killing It on Ethical Fashion

This post is by Kasi Martin, founder of The Peahen, a blog that seeks to uncover and expose ways to make ethical standards in fashion mainstream. I’ve been keeping tabs...
My Non-Toxic and Organic Makeup Routine Revealed

My Non-Toxic and Organic Makeup Routine Revealed

A reader wrote in asking what my makeup routine is, saying she was having trouble giving up her conventional makeup brands because she wasn’t aware of good replacements. That’s an...
Sustainable Apartment Renovation Before and After: The Kitchen

Sustainable Apartment Renovation Before and After: The Kitchen

In the next installment of my apartment renovation reveal, I’ll show you how I gutted and redid the entire kitchen, as sustainably as possible. Not that there was much there...
You Need to Know This About Your Favorite Fashion Blogger

You Need to Know This About Your Favorite Fashion Blogger

Have you noticed something about your favorite fashion bloggers? Have you remarked upon the not-so-subtle shifts in editorial content over the past year or two? It used to be you...
Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Things to Do on Your NYC Visit

Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Things to Do on Your NYC Visit

When a sustainable fashion blogger put out a call  for things to do during her visit to NYC, I started writing up an extensive email. Where to eat, what neighborhoods...
The 12 Best Eco-Friendly Online Fashion Sites

The 12 Best Eco-Friendly Online Fashion Sites

Summer is starting to fade, and your Instagram is about to blow up with Fashion Week pics. It might just be time to start thinking about fall shopping. I know...
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10 Sustainably-Minded Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

10 Sustainably-Minded Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

This post is by Elizabeth Stilwell, founder of The Note Passer, a blog that aims to be a comprehensive resource for ethical alternatives that benefit both people and the environment. I’m a weird person. It’s okay, I know I am. In addition to many odd things I do, I consistently choose documentaries over reality TV, nonfiction over fiction. My...
How to Make Miracle Tea, a.k.a. Kombucha

How to Make Miracle Tea, a.k.a. Kombucha

This post is by Brittany Barton, founder of the blog and video series Sparkle Kitchen, where she documents her journey to health, happiness, and sparkle! Fermented foods are a fantastic way to get more probiotics into your diet. You can also drink your probiotics in the form of kombucha. This fizzy, fermented beverage aids digestion...
I'm in the Desert This Week

I’m in the Desert This Week

Hey readers, I’m going to be in the desert until September 8th at Burning Man. I’ll have some posts from my friends in the Ethical Writers Coalition scheduled to go up this week, which I think you’ll enjoy, but I won’t be around on social media or email. If you want to know more about...
I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! August 28th Edition

I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! August 28th Edition

Rooftop Farm Yoga Every Mon. | 6:30 to 7:30 pm @ Brooklyn Grange, Navy Yard, Brooklyn Every Monday head to the roof for some fresh air and loosen up with Sarah Schumann of Prospect Heights’ Shambhala Yoga and Dance Center. These asana sessions are open to practitioners of all levels. Classes will be held on...
(Discount) Happy Birthday Zady! and Congrats on The Chic New Shirt

(Discount) Happy Birthday Zady! and Congrats on The Chic New Shirt

Zady turns two today! To celebrate, they are offering their internal Zady discount of 20% to friends and family during Thursday only, and they said I could share it with you! It’s: zadyfamily Never one to bask in the glow of its accomplishments, Zady has already moved onto the next perfectly ethical wardrobe staple: .03 The Linen Jersey...
Review: New Slow City by William Powers Can Help Bring Peace to Your City Life

Review: New Slow City by William Powers Can Help Bring Peace to Your City Life

Some people have charged the year-long-experiment trope in non-fiction with being unrealistic and annoying, a bit gimmicky too.  But I love it. These books – Colin Beavan’s No Impact Man, Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal Vegetable Miracle, and David Bruno’s The 100 Things Challenge, to name a few – are so compelling because they answer the question of, What if...
Studio Tour: Sustainable Fashion Designer Titania Inglis

Studio Tour: Sustainable Fashion Designer Titania Inglis

Imagine your stereotypical sustainable fashion. Now make it black and white. Transform it into leather, fur, and silk. Sharpen the angles and improve the fit. Make it rock and roll, minimalist, geometric, Scandinavian, slightly androgynous, luxurious. This is Titania Inglis, a Brooklyn-based designer who’s been featured in Elle and The New York Times, and has dressed...
The 8 Best Sustainable Ice Cream Shops in NYC

The 8 Best Sustainable Ice Cream Shops in NYC

Everybody is already talking about the end of summer. (Just stop.) But I’m still sweating over here, so I decided to arrange a little tour of the most sustainable ice cream shops in NYC with some of my conscious blogger friends from the Ethical Writers Coalition. To hit all the best shops, we started in Williamsburg,...
Susana Colina: Venezuelan Elegance Rendered in Sustainable Hemp, Soy, Silk, Cotton

Susana Colina: Venezuelan Elegance Rendered in Sustainable Hemp, Soy, Silk, Cotton

I first came across Susana Colina on Instagram, as one does these days, and I was astounded by the understated elegance and clean lines of her designs, plus the fact that she uses sustainable fabrics like hemp, organic cotton, soy, and silk. Then, I found out she was Venezuelan, and you can imagine my delight....
I Invited Modavanti Into My Home for 36 Questions and 3 Outfits

I Invited Modavanti Into My Home for 36 Questions and 3 Outfits

  Modavanti is giving EcoCult readers 10% off with the code EcoCult. Happy ethical shopping! Modavanti has established itself as one of the online retailers with the most extensive collection of fashion-forward ethical and sustainable clothing and accessories for men and women. I’m always poking around their site to see what new items they have. They...
5 Things I Wish I had Known before I Started a Sustainable Business

5 Things I Wish I had Known before I Started a Sustainable Business

By Natalie Oldroyd Natalie Oldroyd’s is the founder of Yoga Democracy, which was founded on the belief that yoga wear could be made based on a corporate philosophy that matched the values of the practice itself. The concept of Ahimsa, meaning do no harm, is at the core of everything YD stands for, including the...
I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! August 14th Edition

I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! August 14th Edition

Learn to Make Kombucha Sat. August 15 | 2 to 3 pm @ Bikram Yoga Lefferts Studio, 507 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217 Join my friend, local wellness cook, and EWC member Brittany Barton for a demonstrated kombucha workshop. Learn about the health promoting properties of this popular drink and how it can benefit you. Each class...